Friday The 13th

Neither Coronavirus nor rain deterred me from venturing to the local Ethiopian eatery, Yordano’s, to have a healthy meal of injera, lentils, and salad. I even opted to have the trout with the veggie combo. Though my appearance hints at one of Ethiopian descent, my inability to carry a conversation in Amharic suggests otherwise. However,…

About Oman

In the Sultanate of Oman, marketing seems more progressive than what I remember it being back in the United States. For instance, natural hairstyles are controversial in the US so it wasn’t always that models sporting natural hair were visible. However, in Oman, that’s not the case. Surely, there seems to be an abundance of…

Angkor What?

My former colleague, Ted, often wore a t-shirt he bought from Cambodia that read “Angkor What?”. Though I was aware of Angkor Wat, I thought his t-shirt was simply a play on the name especially for people unfamiliar with the historic Khmer site. Last night while strolling down Pub Street in Siem Reap, I happened…

Dinner with Maasai Warriors

I flew Ethiopian Air to Tanzania. Chaz, my driver, met me at the airport and drove me to city centre, Dar Es Salaam. On the morning of the 23rd of August, I rode the 7am ferry to Zanzibar. Upon arrival to Zanzibar, I was greeted by my other driver, Juma. Once I got settled into…

Expensive

Switzerland is wildly expensive. It is also a country where prostitution is legal, marijuana is smoked openly, and beer is sold at McDonald’s. The photos below were taken 1) while en route to France from Switzerland, and 2) while in Basel and Zürich.

Qatar

One weekend in 2017 I visited Qatar. What I found surprised and wowed my senses. Here are some photos from that experience.