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Backpacking Lebanon? The 25 Things You Need to Know

Backpacking Lebanon? The 25 Things You Need to Know

Let’s be honest, Lebanon is definitely not yet a well-known backpacking destination, but I reckon it soon will be, because this place is pumping! Yes now enjoying my third trip to this gorgeous country, Lebanon is a destination I expected nothing from, but one which instantly grabbed me – a total surprise I can tell […]

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10 Awesome Things to Do in Turkey You Can’t Miss

By on November 3, 2018 in Middle East, Top 10's, TURKEY with 0 Comments
10 Awesome Things to Do in Turkey You Can’t Miss

Turkey is a HUGE country and straddling the border between Europe and Asia, it also boasts a huge diversity of landscapes and cultures. From coast to castles, hikes to hot air balloons, ruins to relaxation, Turkey’s got it all and honestly you could spend a year or more adventuring through this country and still not […]

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11 Photos That Will Make You Book a Ticket to the Middle East Today!

By on October 22, 2018 in Middle East, Off the Beaten Track with 0 Comments
11 Photos That Will Make You Book a Ticket to the Middle East Today!

I don’t think there’s another region on earth that produces quite the mixed reaction that the announcement you’re going travelling in the Middle East does. From a smile of deep fascination to a worried concerning frown, a glazed look of awe, to a grin of intrigue, you’re equally likely to get any one of these […]

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lipHe Wellness Retreat : Is This Lebanon’s Biggest Surprise?

lipHe Wellness Retreat : Is This Lebanon’s Biggest Surprise?

If you’ve read any of my content coming out of Lebanon, you’ll know that this country has blown me, and continues to blow me, away! It is the very land of surprises, and perhaps there’s never been a bigger one for me, or the Lebanese friend I was travelling with, than heading to lipHe Wellness […]

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The Complete Lebanon Itinerary : How to See all the Highlights in 1 Week

The Complete Lebanon Itinerary : How to See all the Highlights in 1 Week

One of the beautiful things about travelling in Lebanon is of course, the country’s outstanding beauty. Another beautiful thing about travelling in Lebanon is the country’s wonderful size. For Lebanon is small, tiny in fact, which makes seeing a lot of it, or at least the touristic highlights, more than possible within a short timeframe. […]

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Why Kabak is Turkey’s Most Guarded Travel Secret

By on October 4, 2018 in Middle East, Off the Beaten Track, TURKEY with 0 Comments
Why Kabak is Turkey’s Most Guarded Travel Secret

No matter what sort of travel blogger you are, there’s bound to be a certain type of post that you hate writing – some of us hate writing listicles, some of us detest writing personal stories, while others loathe penning those long-winded info-dense posts that take forever to scribble down. But me? I don’t mind […]

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10 Epic Things to Do In Lebanon You Can’t Miss!

By on August 27, 2018 in LEBANON, Middle East, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Epic Things to Do In Lebanon You Can’t Miss!

Lovely, lively, lush, large-hearted Lebanon. Honestly, if I could think of more superlative adjectives beginning with L, I’d be likely to go on and on about this Middle Eastern gem of a country situated along the Mediterranean Coast. The treasures that lie in store in this small nation are honestly astounding and a real testimony […]

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Amman to Jerusalem : Everything to Know About Crossing the Border from Jordan to Israel

By on August 20, 2018 in ISRAEL, JORDAN, Middle East, Off the Beaten Track with 2 Comments
Amman to Jerusalem : Everything to Know About Crossing the Border from Jordan to Israel

Did you know there’s a way you can cross from Jordan to Israel and back without getting your passport stamped by either country? Did you know there’s a way you can get from Amman to Jerusalem in just a few hours? Well if the answer to either of these questions is “no”, or “yes, but […]

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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 2 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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11 Things You Should NEVER Travel to the Middle East Without

By on August 9, 2018 in Gear, Middle East with 0 Comments
11 Things You Should NEVER Travel to the Middle East Without

Packing for the Middle East can be something of a nightmare, especially if you’ve never ventured there before. I mean really, what on earth do you pack for a part of the globe that includes deeply religious and conservative countries, along with red sea beach resorts and hipster trendy cities? It’s a complete mind boggle, […]

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