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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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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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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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Top 10 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Amman, Jordan

By on June 11, 2018 in JORDAN, Middle East, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Amman, Jordan

Amman in Jordan is possibly the most chilled capital city I’ve ever been in! Arriving here from Cairo, I could scarcely believe it when I woke up to find myself in the most, relaxed, stress-free and quiet of capitals, where life rarely even seems to stir before 10am! But when it does get going there’s […]

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10 Utterly Unique and Totally Crazy Things to Do in Ethiopia

10 Utterly Unique and Totally Crazy Things to Do in Ethiopia

It’s no secret, my love for Ethiopia is unmatched. Start up a conversation with me about this amazing country and you’re likely to regret it; such is my ability to wax lyrical about this totally unique place! For it is totally unique. I’ve travelled across Africa, and even in the countries that border this landlocked […]

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10 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

By on April 30, 2018 in Africa, EGYPT, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Unmissable Things to do in Aswan, Egypt

It’s always hard to pick favourites, especially in a country as mind-blowing as Egypt, but if I had to pick a top spot in this formidable country, then my prize would go to Aswan. This Nile-side city in the south of the country is as chilled and relaxed as it is jam-packed with incredible sights […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Cairo

By on April 11, 2018 in Africa, EGYPT, Top 10's with 2 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Cairo

The 2nd largest city in Africa, there’s no doubt that Cairo has a reputation that proceeds it. But what that reputation is can differ widely depending on who you’re speaking to. Yes, love it or hate it, Cairo is a city that seems to divide opinion like no other. And for that reason, I’m calling […]

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

By on March 19, 2018 in Africa, ETHIOPIA, Top 10's with 2 Comments
The 10 Best Things to Do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Africa’s 4th largest city, the sprawling capital of Ethiopia – Addis Ababa – can certainly be an intimidating entry to the country. For this reason, on my first visit to Ethiopia, I was barely there for a night or 2, preferring to spend my time (like most visitors) in the churches of Lalibela and the […]

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The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

By on March 12, 2018 in Africa, Top 10's, UGANDA with 0 Comments
The 10 Best Things to Do in Uganda

Deep in the central belt of East Africa, the landlocked country of Uganda is a delight for African travellers. Boasting some incredible wildlife experiences and a warm tropical climate, the lush green landscape you’ll find here can be a relief if you’ve been spending a lot of time in the dry, hot and arid other […]

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