Christmas in Chicago

My mom and I went to Chicago for a couple of days right before Christmas. Only a 3 hour train ride away from my hometown, Chicago is so close yet I rarely go there. I’ve never been there during Christmas, so I was excited to see what Chicago is like during the Christmas season. Many […]

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That Time I Saw the Queen of England

In March 2015, I spent some time in England while waiting to figure out what was going to happen in Yemen. In the short time I was there, Queen Elizabeth happened to be making an appearance in Sheffield! I was wearing my last pair of contacts and was worried that something would happen to them, so […]

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Rome, Italy

Last January I went to Rome… and then never posted about it. During the 4 days I was there, I saw the Colosseum, the Vatican City, St. Peter’s Basilica, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Palatine Hill, the Roman Forum, Castel Sant’Angelo, the Trevi Fountain, and the Spanish Steps.

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Athens, Greece: Photos

In January, I took a trip to Athens, Greece and Rome, Italy. I stayed in Greece for 3 days, went to Italy for 4 days, then came back to Greece for 3 more days. Athens is definitely now one of my favorite places; it’s such a unique city! I don’t have any crazy stories from […]

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Leaving Yemen

As I’m sure most of you know, there are a lot of problems in Yemen, so I just wanted to share how I left and what exactly is happening over there. September 2014: the Houthi rebels took over the capital city. It was a peaceful takeover, and everything still seemed the same, even though I live […]

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My job

I really haven’t talked about what my job is like. I talked a little about it before, but that was before summer break, and this school year is a little different than before. I’m still mostly in the Kindergarten section, which consists of Nursery, KG1, KG2, and 1st grade. There are four classes in each […]

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