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LISTEN: On the ground in Syria

In this incredible in-depth interview with somebody on the ground in Syria, you’ll learn more about the conflict than you ever had before. I met MJ, a political science major, at an Irish bar in Damascus. We talk about the internal conflict, regional players, the propaganda war with Al Jazeera, American and Russian involvement. I’ve […]

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Why You Should Learn Arabic

Why You Should Learn Arabic

Thinking of learning Arabic? Not sure where to start? Confused about what dialect to learn? Let me save you some ALOT of time.  I’ve traveled  extensively in the Arab world and learned several versions of the language through immersion and university, from Egyptian to Levantine to Modern Standard—so listen up. But first, let me give […]

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Damascus City Guide (Syria)

Damascus City Guide (Syria)

Damascus in a word: Volatile. Chance of Hooking up: 2 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3.75 / 5 Nightlife: 1.5 / 5 Smoking tolerance level: 2 / 5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Beer: $4 average per 330ml bottle. Bed: $20 for a private room. Bud: $5 per gram. Board: $1 or less for a yummy falafel sub. Budget other: Old town is […]

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Debriefing: The Siege of the Levant

I’ve gotten a lot of interest about my latest Siege, considering I’ve been pretty much off the radar the last fortnight.  So I’ll debrief you guys…  Where were you? The Levant: an area that, historically, roughly corresponds to greater Syria. In the modern day, it encompasses: Lebanon Syria Jordan Palestine Israel Who were the crew? At […]

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Greetings from Syria!

Hey amigos, Sorry I haven’t posted in the last week. The internet over here is brutal. Sorry what has the Nomad been up to??? Well you know I love dodgy places so I’m in Damascus, Syria with two other crewmembers. This place is AWESOME!!! Ok the nightlife is kinda shit, and they’re are dozens of […]

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