Muscat Boat Ride Gone Wrong – Stormy Weather!

My aunt and uncle live in the beautiful city of Muscat. So, my family and I decided to make a quick stop there after Dubai. And it was a great decision, the natural landscape of the place was amazing! The first activity we had planned was an island excursion to Daymaniyat Islands. And it sounded…

More than just Dubai City

Travelers – we believe we have been to places. But we haven’t. We have never truly been to a place. As a traveler, we are on the outside, we will never know the place, like the locals. Yet, here we claim that this city is the best; this location is perfect; this place is unrivaled. However,…

Dubai – The Mesmerizing City

A Poem for Dubai  They proudly stand, glimmering in the sun’s rays, as if to say nothing can come in my way. Looming over us, and ready to crush us like ants, without giving us another glance. The jungle of concrete grows from the depths of the human desire to conquer the throne of the…

Congressional Elections: Jon Ossoff vs. Karen Handel

Living in the 6th District of Georgia, I was more than surprised when my district’s election made national headlines. And for what? The most expensive congressional election in U.S. History. So, I decided to investigate a little further about the candidates. However, the first few things that popped up were advertisements completely slandering the candidates. No,…

Dubai: Sand Dunes Safari

  Dubai, UAE – A beautiful excursion. Through winding, twisting, tumbling sand dunes we drove. Hanging on to our seats with everything around us flying and swinging with each turn. Only to find ourselves immersed in a sea of sand with nothingness surrounding us where ever we went. Sinking our toes into the silky sand, over…

Lessons I Learned from my Dad

Dear Dad, It’s Father’s Day. Instead of a generic old letter about how much I value you, how much I love you, or how much I appreciate you,  today’s letter is going to be a little different. I want you to know how you have impacted my life and taught me to grow as a…

More La La Land: The Lessons You Can Learn

“Here’s to the ones who dream. Foolish as they may seem. Here’s to the hearts that break. Here’s to the mess we make.” The allure and excitement of La La Land had initially escaped me; it was only when the controversy surrounding it at the Oscars that finally brought the movie to my attention. And boy am…

Make 2016 Better than 2015

On New Years Eve, I had asked a few of friends and family for their resolutions for 2016. I was really surprised to find out that a lot of people didn’t even make New Years resolutions. They made the point that resolutions are for breaking. The lack of motivation to even try to improve oneself…

High School Pressure to be the Best

Do you remember your high school years? Was it something along the lines of friends, football games, awkward school dances and funny lunch stories? Yeah, that’s what I thought my high school experience would be like. But today’s high school experience for students nowadays is completely different.  From freshman year, it gets ingrained into our…

Worried about Finals?

The holidays are near and it seems like everyone is getting into the holiday spirit. Everywhere there’s Christmas carols playing, winter decorations, and great food. But you know what else is near? Finals! You know the thing we students have to take before school is released for winter break. The dreaded exam called Finals or…

How to make the most of your summer ☀️

Hey! Summer vacation has begun for most high school students. It’s the time for relaxing by the pool, hanging out with your friends, watching five seasons of a show in one sitting and eating ice cream whenever you want.  However, recently  summer break has become more than that. It’s become a time for students to…