Adventure Ahoy!

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Traveling safely and working abroad By Courtney Pennington-Krygier Recently I realized that my job was not what I wanted.  (My full time job, not this one!)  Fresh out

Istanbul to Lisbon: A Passage Through Time

By Syed Ahmad Travelling through 15 cities in 5 countries (Nov. 15 – Dec.15, 2013) can have a dizzying effect on one’s senses. Nevertheless, one gets a kaleidoscopic

Cappadocia–The Cave City

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By Almas Akhtar Cappadocia  is a region in Central Anatolia in Turkey best known for its unique rock structures, underground cities, cave churches and houses carved in the

The Myth and Mystique of “Machu Pichu”

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By Almas Akhtar, TMO   In the middle of a tropical mountain forest about 2,430 meters over sea level in an extraordinarily beautiful se

Maryam Jameelah: ‘With An Eyeful Of Madina’s Dust’

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By Maryam Sakeenah “You have to read these”, my friend compelled me, giving me a couple of yellowed, printed-long-ago sort of books. That gave me my first glimpse int

HAJJ: The Global Annual Congregation of Muslims

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by Taj Siddiqui The Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca and Muslims are obligated to make it at least once in their lifetime, if they are healthy and can financially afford to do so

Need help with becoming a U.S. citizen?

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Date: Saturday Aug. 25, 2012 10 am – 3pm Islamic Association of Greater Detroit, 879 West Auburn Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307 (Southside of Auburn, between Rochester and

Growth and Decay in Michigan’s Memory Lane

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By Karin Friedemann, TMO This summer, I packed my four kids into my Corolla and headed for the highway going south from Boston towards Michigan, where I was born and spent my firs

The Decade of the CIVETS

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A guide to the fast-rising economies of Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa By Deborah Stokes The past decade was all about the BRICs, the massive econom