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A global nomad, Mostafa has lived in over a dozen countries and traveled to dozens more.

He first started writing about his travel experiences at the age of five when he was living in India. He has kept writing about life abroad ever since.

While he pens most of his travel experiences in his notebooks, he kept the following online blogs while living in China, Great Britain, the United States, and Guatemala.

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Scholar in Beijing

From 2016 to 2017, Mostafa lived in Beijing where he studied at Tsinghua University as a Schwarzman Scholar. 

Scholar in Beijing is a compilation of the essays, opinion pieces, and journal entries he wrote during his time in China.

The Londoner Annual

From 2010 to 2011, Mostafa lived in London where he studied at London Business School and was a founding member of the Association of Graduate Egyptian Students (AGES). 

The Londoner Annual is the blog he kept during this period and contains the articles he wrote for the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and his commentary on life in London.

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"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."

- Marcel Proust