Middle East

How to Visit Dubai on a Budget – 5 Days Itinerary

If you want to visit one of the most luxurious destinations in the world, but don't want to break the bank, then it's time for you to experience Dubai on a budget. Developed from a small fishing village into a mega-city over 50 years ago, Dubai is full of spectacular architecture and endless experiences. Many people think that Dubai is only for the wealthy, but thi[...]

How to Spend 5 Days in Turkey: Itinerary

In an ideal world, you'd have lots more time for your Turkey itinerary, but we're going to make the most out of this introductory trip! Turkey is humongous, which means it's home to countless destinations. I think you could easily spend an entire month here and only get to scrape the surface (but hey! this 5 day Turkey itinerary is great to get you started and it WILL[...]

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Best Places to Visit in Dubai for Solo Travelers

Dubai is not just a destination for a wonderful romantic getaway or a full-fledged family holiday. Being safe and absolutely crime-free, this Arabian city in the UAE is also an amazing place to visit alone (for both men and women) thanks to its smorgasbord of cool choices for solo experiences. Can’t wait to see Dubai on your own but don’t know where or how to star[...]

Beautiful Places in Istanbul (That You Won’t Find in a Guide Book)

When a friend suggested we take a quick getaway to see all the beautiful places in Istanbul, I quickly jumped at the opportunity. I'd been to Istanbul just once before on a quick layover to Southeast Asia and I promised myself I'd be back to explore the city in more depth. What I wasn't expecting, though, was to fall so hard for it. Thanks to the fact that my trave[...]

Jordan Packing Guide For Women

So you’ve taken the plunge and decided to book that trip to Jordan. Right now, you’re probably wondering what the heck to pack for a trip to Jordan, so I’ve put together a packing list with everything you need to bring along on your trip to Jordan. Should female travelers wear headscarves in Jordan? Jordan […]

Is Jordan Safe For Women Traveling Alone?

As your solo female trip to Jordan approaches, you'll probably ask yourself this question: Is Jordan safe for women? I know I did. Two days before my flight to Amman, I honestly thought about canceling the whole trip. I'd already been trotting the world alone for two years, so why did the thought traveling solo in Jordan suddenly seem terrifying? Whether you're cons[...]