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What NOT to Miss When You Visit Virginia Beach

I would like to thank Mohamad Al Karbi for the opportunity to participate in his “Around the World” series. I have truly enjoyed reading about different places and cultures all over the globe.

I’d like to share an insider’s view of my city, Virginia Beach, Virginia. I’ve lived close to “The Beach” my entire life. I went to college in this lively city, and now I’m raising my family here.

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Travel Oregon and See the U.S!

I would like to give a Big Thank You to Mohamad Al Karbi for allowing me the honor of doing a Guest Post on his wonderful blog.  While you are here, please be sure to take a moment to look around!  There is a wide variety of talent from not only Mohamad, but his guests as well.  

I hope you enjoy my piece on Traveling in Oregon.  

Exploring the United States is an exciting prospect.  But as vast as this country is, it would be a difficult thing to accomplish within reasonable time constraints.  There is an alternative.

I found that the state of Oregon is just about as diverse in its beauty as the rest of the country is as a whole.

I would like to give you a personal mini-tour of the state.

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Spain: Does learning some Spanish grammar help you to get some bread?

This is a true story that Mohamad Al Karbi  has kindly invited me to write in his renowned “Around the World” weblog.

It’s the story of one of my first Spanish language experiences in Spain and it still makes me smile after all these years!

I know, I really do know. how it feels when you have to actually use your new language for the first time with native speakers of that language!

It’s a crazy feeling but I’ll never forget the euphoria I felt many years ago when I went into my first ever shop in Spain.

I wanted some ‘pan’ (bread), so logically the shop was  a ‘panadería’ (bread shop). You would have thought that would have been easy, right?

I thought that too, because I was so qualified…or  so I thought!

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The ‘panadería’ was just like this! photo credit

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Travel Blog: El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

Hello! This is my very first blog guesting and I’d say a special thanks to Mohamad for inviting me to post on his site. It’s truly an honor and an achievement for a newbie like me! 🙂

For those of you who are fond of travelling to other countries, I suggest that you visit the Philippines (if you haven’t yet). A lot of foreign people have enjoyed their stay here. Some of them even decided to stay here for good. 🙂

So here goes my blog! Read away and I hope you enjoy it 🙂

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Qatar – Doha

This is my guest post on Linda’s blog – comments are there too:

Posting about the place I live in is not the same as posting about a place that I visited once or twice. One might have a lot to talk about and a lot of pictures or events to share. One post isn’t enough for sure and more is coming…

Arab Gulf countries have an impressing modern architecture. Though in Qatar, there is a noticeable touch of the old lovely culture and heritage.

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