Business Meeting Eastern Style

Here I am, sitting at a 5 star hotel somewhere in the Middle East. I would rather not specify my GPS co-ordinates. Just imagine a large lobby covered with a light-colored marble floor, bright carpets thrown at right-angles, and huge …

Posted in Business, Middle East, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Doha to Mashhad

The wait in Doha, Qatar was a long one and there wasn’t much to do. The duty free shop was ridiculously expensive and there wasn’t anything I needed to buy. I ended up helping non-English and non-Arabic reading people by …

Posted in Iran, Middle East, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting Lost In Iran Begins

This month I will share my experiences in Iran as I get lost in it.  I say, ‘Lost In It,’ because as an outsider I feel lost here, but I am also lost in all it has to offer – food, culture, history, …

Posted in Iran, Middle East, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment