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Why Hiking Lebanon is the Perfect Way to Get Off the Beaten Track in this Epic Country

By on May 19, 2018 in Hiking, LEBANON, Middle East, Reviews with 0 Comments
Why Hiking Lebanon is the Perfect Way to Get Off the Beaten Track in this Epic Country

If you’ve read any of my posts on this blog, you’ll know getting off the beaten track is one of my favourite things to do. And hiking Lebanon with the fantastic company, Trekking Lebanon, was the perfect way to do just that! A totally delightful way to discover some of the local-only known parts of […]

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Top Tips for Visiting Petra on the Cheap

Top Tips for Visiting Petra on the Cheap

One of the 7 new wonders of the world, Petra is, quite simply, an amazing, must-see travel spot. A veritable bucket list item in fact! If you weren’t already inspired, no doubt the rise of Instagram has had you marvelling at more than one picture of this sensational ancient city, buried deep in the desert […]

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Discovering the Stunning Cedars with Explore Lebanon Tours

By on May 12, 2018 in LEBANON, Middle East, Reviews with 0 Comments
Discovering the Stunning Cedars with Explore Lebanon Tours

It’s a well-known fact that my family always laugh at me because I say how AMAZING each new travel destination I discover is. But seriously, Lebanon is AMAZING! And hitting the gorgeous northern area of this country with Explore Lebanon Tours was perfect testimony to this. Here’s why my amazing trip with this company had […]

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The Number 1 Tel Aviv Hostel

The Number 1 Tel Aviv Hostel

  Fun, young, lively and hip, Tel Aviv is probably the top backpacker city in the Middle East. From cute cafes, great galleries, hummus bars and of course the Mediterranean beach on its doorstep, this is a city that likes to play hard and work hard in equal measure. It’s not surprising then that it’s […]

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Beirut Hostel Bliss: The Grand Meshmosh Hotel

Beirut Hostel Bliss: The Grand Meshmosh Hotel

Sometimes, when you travel, there are just those places. Places you’ve never visited before, yet as soon as you step through the door you feel like you’re among friends, like you’ve come home. They are the sort of places that fit you down to the ground, that get you. Places where you feel so safe […]

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Top Jerusalem Itinerary for Those on a Budget

Top Jerusalem Itinerary for Those on a Budget

Layer upon layer, story upon story, history upon history, stone upon stone, the city of Jerusalem has been built conquered, torn down and rebuilt perhaps more than any other in the world. It’s impossible for a short-term traveller here to even begin to start peeling back the complexity of this city, but I hope this […]

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The Best Jerusalem Hostel: Stay Inn… Don’t Leave!

The Best Jerusalem Hostel: Stay Inn… Don’t Leave!

Now in my 30’s and digital nomading around the world, I’m largely past being able to cope with dorms I’m afraid. However that doesn’t mean I don’t want to meet other travellers, enjoy activities together and relax in a price-friendly place that feels spirited and soulful. I also want nooks where I can curl up […]

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