14 Pictures of the Amazing Authentic Bedouin Wadi Rum Experience in Jordan

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 land!…

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How I Would Travel in Cairo Egypt if I Can Do It Again

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 my…

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Jordan Scams to Watch Out For

There are two major Jordan scams to watch out for when traveling to this beautiful country. Here are the two Jordan Scams to watch out for: Scam #1: Border Taxis When you cross the border from Israel to Jordan, you will need to take a taxi to reach your accommodation. The Jordanian government placed signs with taxi…

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My 6 Days Complete Israel Travel Spending Breakdown

During my trip in the middle east, I made sure to do a complete Israel travel spending breakdown. Because Israel is my first travel destination during my one year trip, I definitely made a lot of newbie mistakes. The biggest mistake I made is underestimating the cost of travel in Israel. The cost of taxi…

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Masada – The Citadel of Mass Jewish Suicide

Masada reminds me of the movie 300 where a small band of Greek warriors fight off 1 million Persian soldiers. While putting on a great fight, the Greek warriors were eventually defeated and killed by the Persian army. Much like the movie “300” you have a small group of Jewish people fight off a much…

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Dying in the Dead Sea

When you think of the Dead Sea, you think of a beautiful resort looking body of water where you can sit back, relax, go for a nice swim while sipping your favourite beverage. While this image may seem pleasant, the reality is quite different.   Dead Sea – Lowest Point on Earth   Karen, my…

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