Travel

Flight 17 Burial Delays Frustrate Families

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—As the bodies of those killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 decompose, some stricken families of those on board look set to suffer more frustration if religious burial rites are passed over. Islam typically has strict requirements for burial of the deceased. Rites include bathing corpses, dressing them in white […]

Scenic “Mount Vernon” is in Texas

By Saeed Qureshi While searching through Texas Tourism Department’s website for finding the sight-seeing places around Dallas/Fort Worth, we came across a curious name: “Mount Vernon”. Although there were quite a few other scenic locations, yet we decided to visit this place. It is one of those unique towns that […]