Lufa Farms-the Rooftop Greenhouse

Despite advances in technology, we seem to love the idea of going back to the “old ways”. Think about the big box grocery stores: their buying power allows them to supply you with as many...

Nuit Blanche! Montreal Celebrates Winter

MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE      When subzero temperatures become a part of your life for 3-4 months, you may as well embrace it.And that is exactly the point of Montreal en Lumiere: one of the large...

Exploring Yemen

An excerpt from my security orientation in Sana'a, Yemen: Security dude: “So, in Yemen, we’ve got Tribal wars, right”  Me: “ok..” Security dude:” And we’ve ...

My HelloFresh Experience- GUEST Blog

We're excited to debut our first guest blog by our good friend, Andrea Saez Since moving to the UK, I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to eat a healthy meal every day. Homemade meals are al...

Running Out of Juice

Here’s the thing. I LOVE food.                     No seriously. When you’re a lady in your late 20s scoffing down on Chinese food at 1am...

Flavours of Eritrea

Did you know that the official language of Eritrea is Tigrinya and the second is Arabic? I didn’t, until Friday night. We went to Mosob, a little restaurant tucked away in North West London own...

Love & Zaater Pizza

Carbs and I become the best of friends in winter If you read my post about truffles, you’ll know I left with a delicious recipe for a desert pizza (and a lot of truffles), which I share with you...

Famous at the BBC

This is the story of how I became famous. On Monday night I was offered a last minute ticket to attend a panel session at the BBC Radio Theatre revolving around the theme Technology and Democracy. The...

I Dream in Chocolate..

I drool every time that Lindt commercial comes on; you might know it; it’s the one where the voiceover says, “Do you dream…in chocolate”? And after attending  a truffle maki...

Off-roading in Dubai

24 December Christmas Eve. Also my birthday. I turn 29. Feeling like this.               28 December New Year’s Eve plans haven’t hatched yet. Fomo kicks...

Tracking SANTA with NORAD

It was a tradition that began thanks to a simple mistake almost 60 years ago. Instead of Santa’s phone number, a typo meant children were put through to the Commander-in-Chief’s operations...

KYGO

Last night, I was insanely and irrevocably lovestruck!                     You know that intense feeling of love that wells up inside you, it feels l...