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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Istanbul

By on August 16, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, Top 10's, TURKEY with 0 Comments
Top 10 Free Things to Do in Istanbul

There’s something truly mystical about the city of Istanbul in Turkey. The metropolis that has spanned continents, empires, religions and cultures for thousands of years has an undeniable tenacity to it and an almost mythical allure that still has travellers heading there in droves today. Because despite not being the official capital of Turkey, there’s […]

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10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

If you haven’t already heard, I’m currently championing Egypt as one of the best budget travel destinations around. Honestly, it’s astounding just how cheap this country is to travel, especially given just how amazing the things to see there are! Sadly for Egypt, the low prices travellers can expect here are due to their very […]

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The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

Honestly, Egypt is one of the best budget travel destinations you can head to right now. Chocked full of sensational historical sights, amazing adventures, bustling cities and welcoming locals, it really is hard to believe just how cheap it is to travel in Egypt. Ending my 10 month African adventure here – having travelled north […]

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Plan to Backpack Egypt? 27 Things You Need to Know

By on July 23, 2018 in Africa, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, EGYPT with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Egypt? 27 Things You Need to Know

I have to be honest, before I got to Egypt I’d heard so many horror stories about the hassle and the hordes of tourists I was prepared for the worst. But I honestly could not believe how different my experience was to the ones I’d heard about. Because I absolutely loved Egypt. Yep, this country […]

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Beirut, Lebanon

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Beirut, Lebanon

If there was ever a prize for the coolest city in the Middle East it would have to go to Beirut. And who knew? Well certainly not me before I touched down in Lebanon otherwise I would have allowed myself more than 10 days here! For while Lebanon is a tiny country, there’s so much […]

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Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

There’s no doubt that backpacking in the Middle East is a very different experience to travelling on a budget in many other parts of the world. But there’s also no doubt that this very different experience is actually what can give you the most enjoyment from backpacking in the Middle East too. For starters, the […]

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The Only Turkey Itinerary You’ll Need on a Budget

The Only Turkey Itinerary You’ll Need on a Budget

If you haven’t yet heard the news, let me fill you in. There’s never been a cheaper or better time to visit Turkey… FACT! Ok, well maybe that’s a subjective fact, but honestly having just spent a month in the country, I can most certainly attest to its excellent value for money, incredible range of […]

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10 Budget-Friendly (and Brilliant) Things to Do in Tel Aviv, Israel

10 Budget-Friendly (and Brilliant) Things to Do in Tel Aviv, Israel

The coastal city of Tel Aviv is hard to put into words. Completely different in atmosphere to the city of Jerusalem – the previous destination I’d visited – reaching the oceanside, working and modern city of Tel Aviv had me thinking that maybe I’d airlifted to another world. Feeling far more secular, relaxed and fun-loving, […]

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The Best Jordan Itinerary for Budget Travellers

The Best Jordan Itinerary for Budget Travellers

Without question, Jordan is one of the safest, most stable and most delightful Middle Eastern countries to visit. And for this reason, it’s an absolutely ideal country for first time or solo travellers in the region. From sensational ruins to incredible desertscapes, the famous ancient city of Petra and some Red Sea coastline, along with […]

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The Best Luxor Itinerary on a Budget

The Best Luxor Itinerary on a Budget

My 4 days in Luxor were undoubtedly some of the most spellbinding I had in Egypt. Chock full of ancient awesomeness, there’s just simply no way you can come to this country and not hit up Luxor… no matter how short your itinerary. From Valley of the Kings to Karnak Temple, this city is a […]

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