M.E.

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Life of Phi is still alive. Lately, I’ve played with the thought of folding it, since I’ve moved on to Instagram as my main platform for sharing all things photography + lifestyle related (and sometimes personal). But this blog is where I started experimenting and sharing online, which gave me great pleasure and excitement. Years ago … Continue reading

New Zealand

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Mountains, fjords, rocky landscapes and beyond…here are my favourites from my trip to New Zealand last month. Oh and goofy/serious portraits with my friend Lamia and her soon-to-be family! ;) xo Dina   

Whitsunday Islands

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“You are not a drop in the ocean, you are the entire ocean in one drop.” – Rumi   

how to support the Australian economy – part 3

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…eat well, travel often. Φ this instalment is about my recent Queensland adventures. from koala hugging to friendship bracelets to sailing, i got pretty busy supporting the Australian economy up in Gold Coast, Brisbane and Cairns. Φ here are a few snapshots of the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and of the quaint town cedit Palm Cove. Shop Part … Continue reading

Kuwait

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Kuwait is the second Arab country I officially visit (and I can’t wait to see more of the Arab & North African worlds…insha Allah). Seems like in the Gulf countries, it’s rare now to get an authentic feel of the traditional culture. Even as the heat was full-on outside while on the inside, the malls were packed with Arabs dressed to the … Continue reading

2 months today

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I haven’t forgotten you! I’m finally here, in my cozy studio in Melbourne, Australia and the dust has just finished settling. What have I been up to? I spent a great week in Sydney, reunited with family, visited laid-back Byron Bay, found & made a little home for myself, signed up for yoga/pilates/crossfit, explored, went to some … Continue reading