A few days ago I had such an amazing lunch in Vegas. It was a spinach wrap filled with chicken, avocado and greens with sweet potato fries on the side. It was soooo delicious and filling (the portions in the US are huge!), I couldn’t have dinner that day. But, it did remind me of […]

We are up and about much faster than usual this time of day. I guess it’s the excitement for what lies ahead. We’ve heard so many good stories about it that we can’t wait to see it with our own eyes. Time to go! Bryce Canyon awaits 🙂 Since all the viewpoints are on the same […]

When visiting Egypt, most people take a standard tour along the known highlights. They go to Cairo for the pyramids, Luxor and Aswan for the temples and to Sharm el Sheikh or Hurghada for the beach. But there is so much more to see! Especially the second largest city, Alexandria, is definitely worth a visit. […]

Stel je wint een weekend trip voor twee naar een onbekende bestemming. Maar je mag slechts drie dingen meenemen! Wat zou jij dan kiezen? Normaal doe ik niet mee met reclamestunts, maar deze van verzekeringsmaatschappij FBTO komt precies op het goede moment, een paar dagen voordat ik mijn eigen reiskoffer in moet gaan pakken. Plus, […]

This is by far one of my favorite cafe’s in Rotterdam! I absolutely love Espresso Dates’ concept which is based on serving healthy, nutritious food with a (Middle) Eastern twist. Also the location, in the multicultural heart of Rotterdam, Middellandplein 21b, fits perfectly. Espresso Dates is Ă©Ă©n van mijn meest favoriete plekken in Rotterdam. Hun […]

All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother. She taught me to be strong and never give up. It is because of her that I have made it through the hard times in my life, including losing her. But when I am making one of her recipes I always feel […]

For a while now I have been working on a book idea about living with two nationalities. Having multiple passports has been a hot topic for a few years now in The Netherlands, the country I have lived in most of my life. My homecountry though is Egypt. The country my parents came from and […]

Family is not always about blood, sometimes it’s about who is there to hold your hand and support you when you need them! Yesterday one of my oldest dearest friends got married. She and I have known each other since preschool and we still hang out with our girlfriends from way back then. We laugh […]