Todays article is solely based on one of the busiest and most visited areas in Hawler (Erbil). Although Hawler is well known for its high rise buildings, fancy restaurants, shopping centres and other famous tourist destination, its hard to miss one of the oldest markets in the region, Qaysari Bazaar. This market is located next to Hawler’s main square, opposite to the Citadel (Qala).


Education within the Kurdish Region has been expanding in the recent years and it has been pushing to ensure that students find employment after graduation. The majority of students in the region study within the public universities which is quite largely then private universities and is tuition free. The expectation of student education is higher and universities have been hiring top educators around the world to aid in the process of good quality education.


A perfect place to go spend some time with family and friends is Shaqlawa. The Kurdish city of south Kurdistan is known for its tourist resorts and amazing bazaar which sells Kurdish sweets, nuts, dried fruits, Kurdish natural gum, among many other things. Although those items can be found and bought in any Kurdish city in Kurdistan, Shaqlawa is well known for its traditional sweets and nuts.


My visit to Kurdistan in spring 2015 has been great. I was able to travel to many historical destinations and really got to experience the Kurdish way of life whether that was through food, culture, fashion or by visiting mountainous regions of the country. I was able to take many photos and videos and I really wanted to capture every moment that I could. Today I will be sharing with you guys photos of a very special place. A place in which I did not know existed until I became a part of my in laws. I was able to visit a mountainous region of Sargali, Kurdistan in Bnary Qandil.