About Middle East

The Middle East is hands down, the most hospitable region of the world. People here will treat you like family – it’s a warm feeling unlike any other. Old school traditions are unique here and it’s all about good food and family. Discover some incredible architecture across these lands and don’t forget to immerse yourself in the wonderful cuisine. And when someone invites you into their home for tea – say yes.

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  • Socotra

How to visit Socotra Island

Do you wish to visit Socotra Island? An island with few tourists, basic infrastructure, but with astounding beauty and unique biodiversity. We decided to visit Socotra in 2019, and if "off the beaten path" [...]

The Year 2019 in Travel – 40 New countries

The year 2019 is now over and what an adventure! We travelled across four continents and explored 40 new countries. Here is a short recap of what we’ve been up to on our journey. [...]

What it’s really like to visit Socotra

If you had mentioned to me a place called Socotra a few years ago, I couldn't have told you a thing about it; I didn't even know where in the world it was. I [...]

  • how to get to baalbek from beirut

How to get to Baalbek from Beirut

Bacchus Temple If you're visiting Lebanon, you cannot leave without seeing Baalbek. This is by far one of the most impressive archeological sites I've ever seen. I wasn't prepared to be so [...]

How to get a Syrian Visa

Syrian Visa stamp at the border If you are planning to visit Syria, you will most likely need to get a visa. This blog explains everything you need to know about the [...]

  • New 7 Wonders of the World Map

Visiting the New 7 Wonders of the World

What are the New 7 Wonders of the world? The Seven Ancient Wonders of the World are no longer there to entice travellers. The only remaining site to visit is the famous Pyramids of Giza. So naturally, [...]

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