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Support this Fundraiser and Receive a Book!

If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a copy of An ABC Escapade through Egypt – whether in print or as an eBook – now’s the time to do it! Contributing to this fundraiser,… Continue reading

World Occupational Therapy Day

  World Occupational Therapy Day is held annually on October 27. Started by the the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, this day is an opportunity to promote and celebrate therapists around the world.… Continue reading

N is for Nuweiba

Ah, the beautiful shores of Nuweiba!! This view of the Gulf of Aqaba is from the amazingĀ Habiba Beach Lodge. The water was so irresistible that, havingĀ forgotten my swim suit, I jumped in fully… Continue reading

Egypt Through Time: Photographs From 1800-2013

Originally posted on Egyptian Streets:
The Pyramids in 1880. Since the 2011 revolution, old photographs of Egypt and classic films showing an elegant and prosperous Egyptian society have sporadically appeared on social networks.…

Zuara at the tomb of Sheikh Haboos

Originally posted on Bedouin History Desert Safari:
The tomb of Sheikh Haboos. Small, domed tombs, like the one of Sheikh Haboss pictured above, can be found throughout the Sinai peninsula. When Bedouin need…

Happy International Book Giving Day!

It’s February 14th and that means it’s International Book Giving Day, “a day dedicated to getting new, used, and borrowed books in the hands of as many children as possible.” And I, of… Continue reading

25 January – Remembering…and Hoping

On this second anniversary of the start of the 25 January Egyptian revolution, let us remember the martyrs who lost their lives in the fight against a corrupt and totalitarian regime. And let… Continue reading

B is for Books for Bedouin!

It’s October! My favorite month. šŸ™‚ The winner of the Goodreads Giveaway was chosen and I delivered several free Fizo books to some lucky Bedouin children in Sinai, as part of my One… Continue reading

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Members (in the US, Canada, or Egypt) of can sign up for my latest giveaway! Help me kick off my One for One Giveaway Project ~ for every copy of An ABC… Continue reading

E is for EgyptAir

EgyptAir is the country’s national airline and is celebrating it’s 80th birthday this month! While I have only flown internationally with EgyptAir a handful of times, I am becoming quite a frequent flyer… Continue reading