Middle East

My middle east travel game plan has been set and done and I look forward to visiting all the countries in this region of the world. One country that really caught my eye and would love to thoroughly explore is Yemen because of Socotra island. I also want to take my time to visit…
Since starting my one year trip around the world, I really wanted to see is all the amazing wonders in our planet. Back in 2007, the New7Wonders foundation declared a list of the 7 New Wonders of the World. Immediately, I knew I had to visit each of those man-made wonders during my journey…
The cost breakdown of my eight days in Egypt was better than I expected! Because of the sudden devaluation of the Egyptian pounds, traveling to Egypt right now might just be the best financial decision you will ever make! You will definitely save a lot more money than when I went to this country….
Travelling to Egypt as an Asian Canadian is interesting for many reasons. First of all, Asian backpackers do not exist in Egypt at all. Second, neither do Canadians. Shocked? You would assume there would be a lot of Canadian travellers because we are known to be well liked abroad. Unfortunately, that is not the…
Traveling through Egypt can be quite costly, especially with the large number of touts who will try to rip you off when taking various different Egyptian transportation. What I will do in this blog post is break down each city to show you some of the best ways to get around through different Egyptian…
While visiting this polarizing country, I managed to compile my top five favourite Egypt tourist destinations. My list of five will differ from other people.That’s okay, because what I find great someone else might think is terrible. How did I decide on which place deserves to be on my top five in Egypt? Simple. If I…
I wish my Jordan spending was a lot better than Israel. In reality, I think I did even worst in terms of spending in the popular Middle Eastern country. So where did I go wrong in my Jordan spending? The number one area where I messed up in my spending in Jordan is because of…
After watching the movie “The Martian” by Matt Damon, I immediately wanted to visit Wadi Rum. Also, because of its reddish colour, the desert that the Bedouins call home is a popular landscape for filming movies (Mars themed movies especially). Don’t be fooled; however, because Wadi Rum’s beautiful landscape is not the only reason to visit this…
My time in Cairo is probably one of my worst travel experience thus far. Sure the Pyramids of Giza is amazing and is one of my top three favourite in Egypt. I also enjoyed exploring the Egyptian Museum. However, the following irritants in Cairo really bothered me and made me feel trapped and incapable of enjoying…
Petra is one of those places that everyone wants to visit at least once in their lifetime. Being one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, visiting Petra was a definite must-visit for me. Most people who visit Petra are part of a tour group. This is unfortunate because most tour groups only goes…