Tag: Middle East

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

By on Published: October 20, 2018 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, LEBANON, Middle East, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
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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Complete Lebanon Itinerary: All Highlights in 1 Week

By on Published: October 11, 2018 | Last Updated: December 23, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, LEBANON, Middle East with 4 Comments
Complete Lebanon Itinerary: All 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 wonderfully compact 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 […]

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

By on Published: August 27, 2018 | Last Updated: December 16, 2019 in LEBANON, Middle East 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 Published: August 20, 2018 | Last Updated: February 6, 2020 in ISRAEL, JORDAN, Middle East with 66 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 Published: August 16, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, 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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23 Amazing Things to Do in the Middle East

By on Published: July 30, 2018 | Last Updated: January 24, 2020 in Middle East with 2 Comments
23 Amazing Things to Do in the Middle East

From the mesmerising deserts of Jordan to the Mediterranean coastline of Lebanon, the madness of Turkey to the temples of Egypt (which I’ve decided to include as part of the Middle East for the purposes of this post), this area of the globe is as diverse and dazzling as it is different and sometimes dangerous! […]

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Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

By on Published: July 16, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East with 4 Comments
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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10 Bucket List Things to Do in Jordan You Can’t Miss

By on Published: July 12, 2018 | Last Updated: February 5, 2020 in JORDAN, Middle East with 0 Comments
10 Bucket List Things to Do in Jordan You Can’t Miss

For a small country, it’s probably fair to say that Jordan has more bucket list beauties than you can shake a stick. Yup, slap bang in the centre of the Middle East, just about every great empire, ancient civilisation and his dog has wandered through this tiny nation at some point in history… and left […]

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The Only Turkey Itinerary You’ll Need on a Budget

By on Published: July 9, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, TURKEY with 4 Comments
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 Cheap & Brilliant Things to Do in Tel Aviv

By on Published: July 5, 2018 | Last Updated: July 27, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, ISRAEL, Middle East with 0 Comments
10 Cheap & Brilliant Things to Do in Tel Aviv

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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