Tag Archive for New York

The [Late] NYC Tourist

Touristy Times in Manhattan, New York City Six months and a week of my life were spent on the East Coast. While this may not seem like a lot to fellow travelers or those who move around a lot, uprooting my life for six months with no definite return date was definitely an insanely spontaneous and adventurous decision I made… Read more →

DUMBO Park

Development Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass If you have read my writing or seen my pictures by following me on my Facebook page (facebook.com/haneenoriqatwriter), Twitter (@haneenoriqat), or Instagram (@haneenoriqatphotography), then you know that my favorite place in the country is still Coronado Island in San Diego, California. Being able to sit on the ocean, watching the waves escape underneath the bridge… Read more →

Brooklyn Bridge: Web of Dreams

Brooklyn Bridge, New York November is when seasons began to change for me in New York, whether they be the actual weather or my experiences. It had also marked three months that I had been on the East Coast. To my joy and surprise, my younger brother came to visit me and explore New York for the first time.The weather… Read more →

Winter Wonderland in Central Park, NYC

Snow in New York! On Tuesday, the 6th of January 2015, I woke up to my first real snowfall in New York! I had already experienced in December, what everyone was telling me is called, flurries of snowflakes that fell but didn’t cover much. On January 6, the new year brought a complete winter wonderland. I thought to myself that… Read more →

The Unexpected Has Been Kicking My Ass… but Failing to Keep Me Down

“Wow! The craziest things always happen to you, don’t they?” She shakes her head, as if I purposely run after the crazy moments that fill my life. “Yeah, SubhanAllah. I’m just always surrounded by…” I try to think of the right word to describe what I have thought were normal occurrences. “Adventure. No wonder you’re a writer. You always have… Read more →