Bahrain is the perfect intro to the Middle East

Exotic.Charming.Historic. Just a few words to describe beautiful Bahrain. For a gentle step into the Middle East I highly recommend the Kingdom of Bahrain. I had a brief stopover in Dubai before my December 2016 visit to Bahrain but I wouldn't count this as a true taste of the region. Friends of mine from India … Continue reading Bahrain is the perfect intro to the Middle East

My Christmas rant and trying to understand the true meaning of a “gift”

Yesterday, in the middle of a crowded shopping center, I had a mini tantrum and Bah Humbug rant... It was contained in a message to my mother, but it happened. I like to think I'm kind and generous. But Christmas does not bring this out in me. Being told by shops and marketers that it … Continue reading My Christmas rant and trying to understand the true meaning of a “gift”