The Academia and the City of Sighs

Nicknamed ‘La Serenissima’ after repeatedly described as ‘serene’ by people of high importance, Venice is one of the most historically and culturally preserved European cities. The title is well-deserved, especially in winter, when there are few loitering, selfie-hungry tourists who…

Tourist visa? More like a political visa!

Bader Almutawa The concept of a visa is quite simple. A prospective traveller is supposed to fulfil certain requirements set by the host country’s government in order to travel to said country. However, there can often be complications beyond this…

Nomad

I live in a suitcase,  My head rests on a pile of scrunched up multi colored socks,  Bedsheets made of folded blue washed out pair of ripped jeans,  Covers composed of warm winter turtlenecks and marine blue wool jumpers,  Constantly…

A Whirlwind 48 Hour Stop in Barcelona.

In Spain’s most cosmopolitan city , you’ll sample traditional paella, face the kicks of tapas and sweet sangria, binge on seafood delicacies, enjoy the vibrant nightlife and make your mind up as to whether the 100+ years of unfinished Sagrada…

My Summer: Trekking to Machu Picchu for Action Against Hunger!

After a soothingly warm meal, I stepped out of our long dining tent and looked up at the sky and, my God – in every direction, the night sky was covered with brilliant, white stars. The star-studded dome was overwhelmingly…