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Yippie! I Got Invited to a Harry Potter Party!

When you wish a friend a magical birthday, you should be prepared to be taken seriously.

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City Dwellers Can Benefit from a Stroll at a Nearby Nature Park

I love walking. A 30-minute stroll a day is the simplest way to stay out of health trouble. So when I read this NY Times article about the psychological benefits of walking, I thought I couldn’t keep a news this good to myself. Ergo, this post. Read more →

10 Powerful Adjectives You’ll Learn from Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights, the only book penned by Emily Bronte (at least according to wikipedia), is one of the greatest books ever written. It might get intimidating at first attempt but press on and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful sentences ever written.

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Retracing My Steps to Gerasa of Antiquity

Sometimes, you just can’t let the past bury itself, especially if it’s the Roman city of Gerasa.

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The Roman Theatre in Jordan

During one of largest world holidays, Whena invited me to visit an ancient roman theater in Amman, Jordan. If you wish to find out more about our Jordan trip, visit Island Trotters. Or LIKE Island Trotters’ Facebook for live updates (thanks very much!).

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I’ll Walk You Through Bur Dubai, Come!

I was told my blog uses too many words. So for this post, I’ll just walk you through Bur Dubai – one of the oldest areas in the city of Dubai. This is where I lived for about two years.

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SSS Salary Loan for Self-Employed or Voluntary Members: A Quick Guide

My SSS salary loan check was delivered to my address a week ago. How long did it take? Four days short of a month. Fast, right? I thought so, too.

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