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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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Latest Middle East Posts

  • 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 it has been! We travelled across four continents and explored 40 new countries. Here is a short recap of what we’ve been up to [...]

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How to Get to Baalbek from Beirut

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 amazed. The Baalbek site [...]

How to Get a Syrian Visa – A Helpful Guide

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 visa process. The requirements for obtaining a Syrian visa [...]

  • 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, [...]

  • is it safe to visit iraq

Is It Safe to Visit Iraq Kurdistan?

When we announced our plans to visit Iraq, the general response from people was “ Really? Is it safe to visit Iraq?” or “But isn’t it dangerous?”  Of course, the main picture that comes [...]

  • reasons why you should visit oman city in valley

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Oman

There are many reasons why you should visit Oman. A small Arabian country surrounded by mountains and a pristine coastline. The perfect destination to enjoy cool 'wadi's (rockpools), white sand beaches, tasty food and [...]

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How to Visit AMAZING Dubai On a Budget

Is it possible to visit Dubai on a budget? Before our visit to Dubai, everybody told me about how expensive this city was. With this in mind, we planned a short visit here so we didn't [...]

  • why visit oman

Road Trip in Oman: The Best 7 Day Itinerary

We explored the Northern part of Oman on a 7-day self-drive trip. Our itinerary included impressive forts, stunning mosques and an overnight stay in the desert. We enjoyed cool swim stops in the wadi's dotted [...]

  • 10 Hardest Countries to visit in the world

10 Hardest Countries to Visit in the World

What are the hardest countries to visit in the world?  Here is our list of 10 countries that are the most difficult to travel to. This is due to either remote location, accessibility or [...]

  • About Very Hungry Nomads Iran

Why Travel to Iran – 8 Things I Loved Most

Why travel to Iran? Well, Iran is definitely not how the world perceives it to be. I know this, because I recently travelled here for three weeks, against the concerns of friends and family. [...]

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20 Inspiring Photos of Iran

Iran is an incredible country to visit. The photos of Iran that we see in the media are not always a true reflection of this destination. If you visit yourself, you will find out [...]

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Masouleh – A Beautiful Rooftop Village in Iran

They say that Iran is a surprising destination. After having travelled through South and Central Iran over the past three weeks, we were convinced by our new Iranian friends to tweak our travel plans [...]