This is the darkest article I have ever written. Its content might disturb some readers.
There is no place like the Middle East. With endless hospitality and great food, it's a fascinating region in this world.
11-day Travel Itinerary for Iraqi Kurdistan (and Epic Photos)
Going to Iraq, not as a terrorist but as a tourist. Not many would consider it a safe travel destination, but you would be surprised by my 11-day itinerary!
Tourism in Pakistan: Visiting The Swat Valley as a Solo Backpacker
A region home to ‘the most hospitable people’ is slowly getting ready for tourism once again. I went there ahead of the crowds to see what to expect.
10 Incredible Discoveries Inside an Abandoned Beer Brewery in Beirut
Abandoned and scarred by civil war, this beer brewery is the oldest in the Middle East and lays hidden in a quiet residential neighbourhood in Beirut.
Visiting Burj Al-Barajneh, the Site of the 2015 Beirut Bombings
You may call it disaster tourism. Weeks after it happened I went to see what it was like at the site of the 2015 Beirut bombings, deep inside a Hezbollah stronghold.
Romance scamming is thriving in Petra, Jordan. Here’s how to stay safe
It is estimated that hundreds of Western women have fallen victim to romance scamming by Jack Sparrow lookalikes in and around Petra, Jordan.
Is It Safe to Visit the Baalbek Ruins in Lebanon?
Under the sounds of the war raging on in and around Syria, I visited the Roman Ruins in the Hezbollah stronghold of Baalbek, Lebanon.
The End of a 100-Day Journey: My Wrap-Up
With an average daily expense of €21, I travelled to 7 countries in 3 continents. This articles gives a small look behind the scenes.
How to Avoid Getting Scammed at Egypt’s Great Pyramids
I was shocked to learn how many foreigners get scammed at Egypt’s Great Pyramids. Here is how you can outsmart the touts.
I Got Locked up inside an Ancient Egyptian Tomb
After pretending to be a journalist, I met with Egypt’s minister of Antiquities and managed to get myself locked up inside a 3200 year-old tomb.
7 Things I Never Knew about Iran
Iran is not the average travel destination and remains shrouded in mystery. Read 7 things I learned from my trip to this amazing country.
Inside Iran – Iran through the Eyes of a Couchsurfer
What was once a popular tourist destination, now has to endure persistent perceptions of being unsafe for foreigners. To try find the truth, I went inside Iran and quickly realised I have never felt so welcome and safe in my life.