Drawn by the anxiety to take part in the eagerly awaited gathering, with a smirk on my face I might add, I made my way into a ballroom brimming with well dressed guests. The fact that it was well after midnight partly sums up the concept of Sahūr. In layman’s terms, Sahūr is an Islamic … More Dawn of Sahūr
I remember fasting for the first time back in Zimbabwe at the age of twelve. While being the type of person who doesn’t do things by halves, the decision to do so was hardly an easy one. Fast forward a decade, with a considerable change in location, my former misgivings have gradually melted away as … More Ramadan Kareem: In Preparation of Iftar
A breathtaking skyline ever dominated by towering skyscrapers & iconic structures such as the Helix Bridge, Marina Bay Sands, The Burj Khalifa and the Taipei 101, to mention but a few, leaves one having to conquer their own credulity and accept the realisation of a dream rising out of the vast desert sand. Before I … More Blessings To Savour
Overwhelmed by the aroma & a vast selection of dishes and flavors, I walked around the room in awe of what lay before my very own eyes. As I made way talking to myself & filled with much curiosity towards the proceedings, I made sure no moment went uncaptured. “All that food!” I thought to … More The Last Ifthar
April is an opportune month to explore and dabble in Dubai’s rich and pristine variety. Far from lectures, far from routine and with so many things happening, one would need to get their groove on! Activities to selfishly engage one’s fancy. These include though not limited to, the following: hugging penguins, beach polo, Arabia travel … More Introducing Viceroy Dubai!
Having had my thoughts of swimming in the Zambezi River rendered null & void on my last excursion because of the threats posed by the Nile crocodile which is considered as the second largest extant reptile on planet earth. Crazy as it may sound, I could not wait to be first in line for an … More Crocodile Cage Thriller
In as much as binoculars & a camera are essential for birdwatching, patience too is a good virtue if you intend on observing fascinating behavioral traits coming to the fore! The rainy season in the Zambezi Valley is a great time of year for bird-watching, and around Victoria Falls is no exception. Known as the … More A melody unsung