One of the oldest cities in the world, Byblos will give you a run for your money. Only two hours away from Beirut, this charming city is tucked away. At the tips of the city, Byblos looks like your average modern city – but as you venture in you’ll be surprised to see how rich … Continue reading Byblos, a Lebanon postcard destination
There is something about the feeling you get when you can choose anything from a menu without worrying about its’ ingredients, or comprising your health or eating habits. I’ve found myself in situations where I’ve had to compromise between consuming whatever is available now and dealing with the circumstances later – simply because there are … Continue reading Keeping up with healthy eating in Amman
The Ma'in springs are the definition of therapeutic leisure. The area is a series of waterfalls and hot springs located between Madaba and the Dead Sea. The springs range in temperatures from 40° to 60° C (104-140° F) depending on the season and other factors. The beautiful scenery is located 264m below sea level. The falls originate from … Continue reading Ma’in Hot Springs: an overnight trip into the oasis
A Cairene tourist in Cairo Cairo is the hub of tourist attractions. But besides the usual suspects, Pyramids, Citadel, Tahrir Square, Khan Al Khalili, etc., there are some pretty cool stops that aren’t as popular. Here are is a photo journal of some suggestions for where to go in Cairo if you're feeling adventurous. The … Continue reading A Cairene tourist in Cairo
Fener Balat - Navigating the Narrow Streets Balat Fener is probably Istanbul's most up and coming trendy hang out with deeply rooted history and architecture. The hub of painted houses in the brightest colors, washing lines running between buildings, your fair share of weddings photoshoots & melting pot of Jewish, Armenian, and Orthodox communities. The name … Continue reading Your Guide to Fener-Balat
Zamalek, for a while, had a strong hold on partying, restaurants, outings & all. In recent years, it's lost that grip as more & more establishments are being opened on the outskirts (6th of October & 5th Settlements). Despite that, it is still home to some of my favorite places to go. LIGHT EATS & … Continue reading Cairo Food Guide: Zamalek Edition
There is so much to do in Turkey, endless adventures, hidden discoveries and great food. This guide is just scratching the surface of all you can do in Istanbul and other cities! Where to Stay I’m a devoted Airbnb guest! I think they’re the easiest way to book different spaces all around the city and … Continue reading Turkey, a full guide of Istanbul & beyond
Now, I went to Greece a few years back. But some places just stand out that I had to jot them down. Here is the full itinerary, how to get around, and where to go! Be ready to island hop – and they certainly aren’t close to each other. Make sure to pack comfortably for … Continue reading Greece, island hopping at it’s best.
Preparing for Cuba Currency: One of the first things American travels need to be prepared for is the fact that American currency and American visa cards (debit/credit) are not accepted in Cuba. You need to plan on taking enough cash to get through your travels, and additional money in case of emergency! The best way […]
BON BINI NA ARUBA! One Happy Island indeed. Aruba is a tiny island with a little over 100,000 inhabitants yet brings in 1.5 million tourists a year. Perfectly clear water and white sandy beaches. Travel Suggestions Fly into Queen Beatrix International Airport and grab a taxi for around $25 to get to the High Rise Hotels … Continue reading Bon bini na Aruba! Welcome to Aruba.