As a part of my Saturday afternoon, I decided to indulge in a much needed shopping spree-to the thrift store. At this point in my life, thrifting has practically been embedded into my bones. Ever since I was a little girl, my parents had been taking my sister and I on adventures to find the […]
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Aesthetics. As human beings, we crave things that have the ability to grab our attention. We like to see people, places, and structures that are visually appealing. When I think about this word, I recall my last trip to NYC. It was 7AM and I was sitting on the bus, about to arrive into the […]
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With the cold, dreary days arriving upon us in Athens, I find myself dreaming of the warm sun’s rays grazing upon my face, as the sound of waves dancing along the shoreline soothingly drifts through my ears. While I have visited many beaches over the past few years, the treasured beaches in the Middle East […]
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As a student at Ohio University, I have personally spent the past year exploring various places on campus where I am able to sit down and relax. Having a work friendly environment is only an added bonus. For me, the place that contains all of these elements is Donkey Coffee. Anyone who has had the […]
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City of Kashan When most people hear the term “Desert”, a visual of dry land, scorching heat, and scarcity often comes to mind. While in some places this image is mostly accurate, the city of Kashan is anything but. It lies amongst the central deserts in Iran, and is one of the first riveting destinations […]
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In the United States, going to college is an idea that is driven into our minds at a very young age. While we value higher education and furthering ourselves for a brighter future, we also put a strong focus on the social aspects as well. We have an ideal expectation of what college is supposed […]
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Arab Hospitality Imagine diverse cuisines delivered to you in the utmost preparation, with the only expectation being that you willingly accept them. To many, this may seem like an occasional occurrence, but as a guest within Arab culture it is a typical routine. Negative stereotypes are commonly placed upon people in the Middle East and […]
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While browsing through articles of various topics regarding the Middle East, I stumbled upon a blog that grasped my attention. Looking back at me was a young Australian woman smiling from ear to ear on top of a hillside. A photo of this sort would not typically be the type of element to captivatingly absorb […]
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