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A Ukrainian Violinist in Dubai

On this episode of the Words and Bridges podcast, we’ll be talking with a Ukrainian violinist in Dubai. Our guest Olena will tell us about her start in music. She’ll also talk about her life in Dubai as an expat. Of course, we’ll have the pleasure of listening to one of her performances. Enjoy theContinue reading “A Ukrainian Violinist in Dubai”

5 Ways to Find Happiness while Under Lockdown

As I’m sure you know by now, the majority of the world is being hit by a pandemic. This might be causing you to feel fear, anxiety, and stress among other things. Aside from feeling afraid of becoming sick, you might be thinking of how you’re going to make ends meet. To say that youContinue reading “5 Ways to Find Happiness while Under Lockdown”

Life in the Time of Corona- Part IV: London

Life in the Time of Corona- Part IV: London. As the coronavirus spreads, more countries are adding restrictions on public activities. However, even with these restrictions, some people aren’t taking the situation seriously. On this episode, we’ll talk with someone who lives in London and discuss the spread of coronavirus in London. She’ll tell usContinue reading “Life in the Time of Corona- Part IV: London”

Life in the Time of Corona: Part III- Barcelona

On the night of March 14, 2020, the Spanish government declared a state of emergency. This restriction is expected to last for two weeks. The hope is that it will decrease the number of coronavirus infections. In Part III of our Life in the Time of Corona series, we’ll look at how life has changedContinue reading “Life in the Time of Corona: Part III- Barcelona”

Life in the Time of Corona: Part II- Washington, DC

Coronavirus cases are increasing in the United States. As a result, governors and local leaders are forcing restaurants, gyms, and shops to close. They also won’t allow large groups of people to gather in public places. In part II of our Life in the Time of Corona series, we’ll look at what is happening inContinue reading “Life in the Time of Corona: Part II- Washington, DC”

National Museum of Oman

Visit the National Museum of Oman As the Omani government pushes for more tourism, the number of visitors to the country continues to grow.  The country that people barely knew about even only a few years ago is becoming more and more famous with each passing year.  Even the late Anthony Bourdain covered the SultanateContinue reading “National Museum of Oman”

2020 New Year’s Resolution

2020 New Year’s Resolution  The second decade of the 21st century is right around the corner.  We’re only a week away from the year 2020. As the cliche goes, hindsight is 20/20.  There’s also perfect vision for the eyes that we say is 20/20 vision. Whatever the case, 2019 is quickly coming to an end. Continue reading “2020 New Year’s Resolution”

World Arabic Language Day

World Arabic Language Day Today, December 18th, is designated as World Arabic Language Day by UNESCO.  On December 18, 2010, UNESCO began to honor the role of the Arabic language around the world.   It also coincides with the date that Arabic became one of the six official languages of the United Nations (December 18,Continue reading “World Arabic Language Day”