The Great American Friends and Family Tour

After being back home with my family in Michigan for probably the longest amount of time since college, I’m packing up to head out West.  Tomorrow I will reunite with Mr.YemenEm who’s been livin’ it up in Washington DC for the past 10 days, making me crazy jealous by going to bars galore and at […]

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Four Nights in Nice

Day 1: We rolled in to the colorful, cool, Miami-esque town of Nice in the afternoon. Immediately I was struck by the colors. Aqua water, impossibly blue sky, cool old pastel buildings, and crisp white and pastel outfits. Which is just how I pictured the place, and why I packed specific “Nice” outfits in coral, […]

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A Week in Provence

Day 1: Geneva (Which is obviously not in Provence, but bear with me): After several flights (Yemen>Bahrain>Frankfurt>Geneva), we arrived in Europe. Mr.YemenEm and I rented a car (stick shift, which I don’t know how to drive, so he’s the sole driver of the trip. Yay!) and spent the day in Geneva, which is stately yet […]

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Ma’a Salama Yemen

I’m writing this from the Bahrain airport, sipping a ridiculously good draft beer in a smoky airport bar. It’s not that Stella is even a particularly good beer. It’s just that after not being in a bar for a long time, and not having a draft beer for a long time, this is a feeling […]

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