Archive for Category: "living abroad"
I unlock the front door, pull back the screen door, and then unlock the security gate. After making sure they are all secure again, I unlock the garage and make my way towards the car
Israel is a potpourri of international opinions, debates and speculations, yet with all its coverage, its impossible to experience the essence of the nation without living within its borders. I grew up in an Israeli household, with Israeli food cooking in the kitchen and Israeli music floating from the stereo, but until I moved here at the age of seventeen I had never truly understood what it meant to be a part of this multi-faceted culture and lifestyle
“Move towards me Bahar, farther back please,” Mom kept telling me with a glare. It was my first time riding a bus in Tehran. Until then, I had only peered through the buses from the street, while trying to capture a photo of how men and women sit in separate sections
Because of the length of my stay in Iran, I decided to have a look at its healthcare system. Curious about my own field, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and its range of cases, I requested to shadow a surgeon in the operating room.
An article about a woman following a man on his travels hardly seems Pink Pangea appropriate, but here I am, guilty of sins against the sisters. “Where is your independence?” you shout at me, as I sip my chardonnay and shield my eyes from the sun. “Follow a man to Australia? Follow a man to Australia for cricket?!” you lament