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Socotra Travel Guide: The Jewel Of Arabia

Socotra Travel Guide Updated April 2024, The Socotra Travel Guide was originally written in May 2019 After several years of being nearly cut off from the outside world, Socotra is finally opening back up to tourism again. In this Socotra Travel Guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know to visit the mysterious island coined […]

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The Yemen-Oman Border Crossing

Crossing The Yemen-Oman Border Updated April 2024, Crossing the Yemen-Oman Border was originally written in April 2020 It’s possible to travel in South Yemen (confusing as geographically speaking, it appears to be the eastern half of the country on a map… but that’s a discussion for a different post), with the help of a local

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Visiting Sana’a, Yemen, A Travel Diary

Visiting Sana’a Yemen, A Travel Diary Updated April 2024, Visiting Sana’a, Yemen, A Travel Diary was originally written in September 2015 It was early in the morning, January 31st, 2014. I sat at my gate at the Dubai Airport in my long black dress and hijab, with my hands slightly shaking, clammy, and clutching my boarding

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Exploring The Sufi Crossroads In Tarim, Yemen

Exploring The Sufi Crossroads In Tarim, Yemen Updated April 2024, Exploring The Sufi Crossroads In Tarim, Yemen was originally published in April 2020 After spending a few days traveling across the Al Mahrah Governorate and camping under the stars with camels and Mahri Bedouins in the Yemeni Empty Quarter, we continued our journey east to Wadi Hadhramaut. After waking

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Iraq Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Visit in 2024

Iraq Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Visit in 2024 Updated March 2024, Iraq Travel Guide was originally published in January 2022 I first stepped foot in Iraq back in 2019, visiting the far north- only to spiral my curiosity into the country even further (the same thing happened to me in Afghanistan

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The Ultimate Oman Travel Guide

The Ultimate Oman Travel Guide Updated March 2024, The Ultimate Oman Travel Guide was originally written in April 2018 Oh Oman, the gem of the Arabian Peninsula. Easy to travel, overwhelmingly safe, absolutely beautiful sceneries, and a strong culture. Oman is often overlooked by most travelers to the region who typically head to more glitzy destinations

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One Week in Oman: A Self-Drive, Budget Itinerary

One Week in Oman: A Road Trip Itinerary Guide Updated March 2024, One Week In Oman Road Trip was originally written in July 2017 What if I told you it’s totally possible to do an epic one week trip in Oman? Trying to squeeze in as much of Oman as you can on your all-too-short holiday

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Yemen Travel: Everything You Need To Know

Everything You Need To Know About Yemen Travel Updated March 2024, Everything You Need To Know About Yemen Travel was originally written in December 2019 I’m just going to preface this with Yemen isn’t a safe destination to visit. This guide isn’t intended for travelers that want to waltz on in on their own and don’t

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The 10 Best Things to do in Baghdad, the Capital of Iraq

The 10 Best Things to do in Baghdad, the Capital of Iraq Updated March 2024, The 10 Best Things to do in Baghdad, the Capital of Iraq was originally published in June 2022 Planning to travel to Baghdad as part of your greater Iraq itinerary? Well, look no further, I’ll give you all the details to

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