Middle East

When you tell your friends and family that you plan to travel to the Middle East, you can expect the same remarks: “what about terrorists?”, “isn’t it super dangerous there?”, “are you crazy?!” It’s always best to do your own research and while some areas of this region aren’t traveller-friendly, for the most part it’s one of the safest and rewarding places you can travel. Ignore everyone else and find out for yourself.

Middle East Travel

Istanbul city lights, view from the Camlica Hill.

25 Best Things To Do in Istanbul, Turkey

There are so many things to do in Istanbul, Turkey to keep even the most fidgety person occupied. There’s one thing you need to know, however: when you’re sightseeing in Istanbul, you can forget about fashion. Seriously, you need comfortable shoes because you’re going to want to keep exploring! Your feet will throb at the ...
A woman and a man paragliding underneath of them a island of Ölüdeniz.

15 Best Things To Do in Fethiye

There are so many things to do in Fethiye that revolve around nature and culture, it’s a place that definitely holds a special place in my heart. Turkey is a huge country, and many people don’t see past Istanbul. That’s understandable; Istanbul is amazing and it’s somewhere I love to go, but another place on ...
Giant god statues on the top of the Mount Nemrut.

25 Best Places to Visit in Turkey

Knowing where to go and the best places to visit in Turkey can be tough because of the distances between towns and cities. But, with a little prior planning, you can pinpoint exactly what you want to see and enjoy every last second. I don’t know anyone who’s been to Turkey and not liked it. ...
On a sunset atmosphere, an old building structure or temple, surrounded by smaller building structures and a few trees.

Where to Stay in Istanbul (Best Areas and Places)

Jump To: Best Areas | For First Timers | Nightlife | Cool Area | Budget | Food | History | FAQs If you’re thinking of visiting Istanbul, or of staying longer as a digital nomad, don’t wait a second longer; take this as your sign to book and go. This is my favorite city in ...
natural attractions in dubal and abu dhabi UAE

7 Must-See Natural Attractions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in 2023

The wonderful natural attractions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi are one more good reason to add the UAE to your Middle East travel itinerary. When you mention Dubai and Abu Dhabi, most people will conjure up images of glittering concrete jungles, beautiful artificial islands, and endless luxury. This is expected, but there are many natural ...
adventures in the middle east

Top Activities in The Middle East For Adventure Junkies

Be it bungee jumping off a building’s hundredth floor, scaling craggy mountains, or riding crazy roller coasters, there’s a certain appeal to thrilling adventures that get some people hooked on the rush. Your senses are on high alert, your heart is pounding, maybe you’re scared, maybe you’re not, but you feel oh so alive. It’s ...