Turkish Delight

Categories: Exploring the World, Muslim, Turkey

Istanbul is by far the jewel of Turkey, if not the Near East – not sure if I’d go so far as to say that it is a cross between Asia and Europe though – not quite sure what Euro-philes mean when they say that anyway, but it felt more ‘Modern’ than many European cities I’ve … Read More

Oh Man, Oman!

Categories: Exploring the World, Islam, Muslim, Oman, soccer

Oman has got to be the sleepiest place i’ve ever been… well I only had a chance to check out the Muscat region – but it was still boring… really beautiful with white washed houses all less than four stories, and surrounded with mountains, trees and the ocean – but dead boring… The most excitement I had is when I … Read More


Categories: All things Cultured, Ethiopia, Health, Islam, Muslim, Random Thoughts, World News

Girl(fairly senior in an NGO here): FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) is very common around these countries because there are a lot of Muslims here. Me: ? What does Muslim have to do with it? Girl: The Muslim tribes say they perfrom FGM because of their religion. Me: Just ‘cuz they say something, doesn’t make it true… … Read More