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My Personal Stories, Qatar, Qatar Academy

The Moment of Truth VI: A Universal Conspiracy?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Was the universe putting obstacles in my way to direct me homewards? While I enjoyed both teaching and traveling, issues at work and outside — especially ones based on my nationality and/or skin color — were making it harder and harder for me to continue to do so. With time, I also discovered my options for places I could seek work decreasing. I even lost a job! . . . → Read More: The Moment of Truth VI: A Universal Conspiracy?

My Personal Stories, Travel

Tongue And Tales

Reading Time: 8 minutes As a result of a versatile tongue, I have enjoyed privileges and have had some interesting experiences, both abroad and in Nepal, that I otherwise wouldn’t have had. . . . → Read More: Tongue And Tales

In & Around Kathmandu, Traffic

To Yield, or Not to Yield: That ISN’T The Question

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hamletian (!) they might not be but the roads of Kathmandu do present dilemmas. . . . → Read More: To Yield, or Not to Yield: That ISN’T The Question

Leisure, Ultimate Frisbee

The Ultimate Game: Ultimate Frisbee (in Doha)

Reading Time: 1 minute Ultimate Frisbee in Doha, Qatar. . . . → Read More: The Ultimate Game: Ultimate Frisbee (in Doha)

In & Around Kathmandu, Musings, Traffic

Use Your Head: Protect Your Head

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nepalese are cavaliers…when it comes to riding motorbikes or shuttling others on the vehicle. . . . → Read More: Use Your Head: Protect Your Head

Musings, Travel, USA

Travel: Small Talk…Nothing Biggie

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Reading Time: 3 minutes My observations of the US based on my three-week experience in the country, visiting it for the first time in over ten years! . . . → Read More: Travel: Small Talk…Nothing Biggie

Qatar, Qatar Academy

Qatar…From Afar: Irony of Ironies

Reading Time: 7 minutes What I thought of, and expected from, Muslims and Arabs in general before I arrived in Qatar, and what I actually discovered about who, what and how they are as a people, based on how they treated me (and other Asians). . . . → Read More: Qatar…From Afar: Irony of Ironies