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.
Dear readers, I am excited to share with you guys this this post which includes images of Darashakran Refugee Camp in Kurdistan. In mid April 2015 I had the opportunity to attend this camp to witness first hand a gift giving ceremony for the young students of the camp.
Chaxanay Machko ( Machko tea shop) is One of my favourite places to visit in Hawler, Kurdistan. Brief history on this place: The shop is built into Hawler's Citadel which is one of the worlds most ancient places that are still inhabited. The tea shop is most popular for it's architecture and cultural atmosphere which …
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.
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Dear friends its that time of the year. Well it is March and spring is getting closer. Although I have not experienced spring in Kurdistan as my family migrated elsewhere, I have been told and seen total beauty through images and videos. In Kurdistan grows one of the most beautiful flowers known as Gul e …
A little motivation for those Kurds who are often questioned about their identity and find it challenging to explain who they are and where they come from to person who is asking. I must say this, its our duty as Kurds to make sure that we allow those people to understand our background and history. …
Where is Kurdistan you ask? Where is on the global map you wonder? Does it really exist? Indeed it does.