Iraq may not be on the bucket list for many people. This war-torn country is portrayed by the media as extremely dangerous and travelling to this part of the world is not encouraged. Everybody hopes it recovers soon, but amidst the turmoil in Iraq, there is a part of this country that still remains safe and very welcoming. Kurdistan, the northern part of Iraq has somehow managed to stay peaceful and the economy is booming. It is this part of Iraq where seasoned travellers venture into to get a glimpse of this ancient land.