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Voiceless, How Language Defined my Homecoming

Voiceless, How Language Defined my Homecoming

Walking through the streets of Tunisia no one looked at me weird, like a tourist or like I didn’t belong. Instead, I looked just like them. I was from here, after all. I am Tunisian. Well, that confidence in belonging soon wavered.

Tunisia, The Arab Woman’s Country: Where Women Have Gone and Where They Have Yet To Go

Tunisia, The Arab Woman’s Country: Where Women Have Gone and Where They Have Yet To Go

Stereotypically, when people think of an Arab, or better yet Muslim woman – the first misconceptions are that she has no rights and little choice in her life. In Tunisia, most of these misconceptions are false. That’s right, Tunisian women are viewed, by law, as equal to men. However, there are two types of laws in Tunisia.…

Si Si, Colombia! Why Colombia’s History Promotes Tourism Today

Si Si, Colombia! Why Colombia’s History Promotes Tourism Today

No Colombia is not all about cocaine, guerrillas, and Pablo Escobar! It’s common misconceptions like these which often prevent, if not deter tourism to Colombia. While in the 80’s, yes Colombia was plagued with drug and guerrilla warfare. Conditions which made life dangerously impossible. With the rise of drug bosses like Pablo Escobar or Griselda…