I initially met Emily Naz a few months ago. She reached out to me on Instagram to ask if I’d be okay doing an Insta Live session about Arabic, my experience in Dubai, etc. etc. — I had a blast and was impressed by her enthusiasm for the language…so much so that I knew we […]Read More
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I tend to get excited about other non-native Arabic speakers. Today’s guest was no exception! I actually discovered Dr. Kevin Blankinship when I Googled “Arabic tattoos” (just checking how my video was doing)…an article from The Atlantic came up about the topic, I found him on Twitter, and the rest is…well, in the video above! In […]Read More
The 40 Rules of Love by Elif Shafak is one of my all-time favorite books. I read it in Arabic & English and cried both times. So much wisdom in there…and when you read the title “40 Rules of Love” – it may sound like a sappy romance novel. It’s not that kind of love…(to […]Read More