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Travel Diaries – Peace Begins With a Smile

Travel Diaries – Peace Begins With a Smile

Hello everyone! Walking around campus this morning and seing people still so passionately discussing the events of last days, I decided to hang on and reflect on the topic of peace for a little longer. Perhaps, I should create a regular section of “Saturday Reflections” to summarize the experiences and ideas I come across each week, so that you…

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Trump determined that “it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel”

Trump determined that “it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel”

Two days ago, on December 6th, 2017 the world was faced with one of the most breaking news since months, regarding the future of international peace.  On Wednesday’s Cabinet Meeting in Washingtion D.C, President of the United States – Donald Trump, has officially  recognized Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel, while announcing moving of the American Embassy from…

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Seven wonderful reasons to visit Petra in Jordan

Seven wonderful reasons to visit Petra in Jordan

Last post about the “Seven World Wonders” has sparked quite a discussion! Many of you were writing messages and sending me photos from your travels, almost each single treasure appeared on my screen! I was really stunned with how great adventures you guys are having here and there 🙂  If you feel like sharing them with…

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The sweet flavor of a bitter drink – how coffee brings us all together

The sweet flavor of a bitter drink – how coffee brings us all together

A few days ago in an article that so far has been most popular on the website, I explained a little about the very origins of coffee and its name as well as how important coffee was for the Arabs and the Ottomans. Hopefully, you were able to see that coffee was and still to this day is, a Muslim drink….

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Jordan’s great olive harvest season

Jordan’s great olive harvest season

   First week of November in Jordan has welcomed me with cooler temperatures, leaves falling off the trees, and sun setting just as I walk out of the Academic building after classes. Days still warm and sunny, are now followed by nights where temperature falls below 5 degrees Celsius. Hoodies and sweaters once deep down in…

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The discovery of coffee – Turkish, Polish, and the Ottoman on a path of world’s most popular drink

The discovery of coffee – Turkish, Polish, and the Ottoman on a path of world’s most popular drink

Last week after jumping out of bed early Sunday morning the first thing I did, just as I use to every single morning, was prepare myself a cup of dark, hot coffee. I sat on the balcony watching the cats play in the olive grove on the other side of campus, and kept taking small sips…

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