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Best area to stay in Beirut What you need to know about where to stay in Beirut Beirut, the capital of Lebanon is one of the most interesting cities in the Middle East. With a rich history dating back 5000 years, Beirut is one of the oldest cities in the world. Its tourist, archaeological and architectural attractions...

What you need to know about where to stay in Bangkok Best areas to stay in Bangkok Accommodation options in Bangkok are abundant and often variable in quality and price. However, the Thai capital can still be considered one of the cheapest destinations to stay in South East Asia. Rates for higher end hotels are...

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur – Best areas and hotels What you should know about where to stay in Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian capital, is in many ways a world-class megalocity, and in many others, still a small village. This city combines the best treats of big international cities like Dubai with the low...

What you need to know about where to stay in Dubai In general terms, accommodation in Dubai is quite expensive for Middle Eastern standards and even if you compare it to big Western cities such as Paris or Rome. Top hotels in good locations are rarely below the USD 120 mark, but it is true that it is possible to find...

My Costa Rica tour guide had a knack for finding big bugs If you have been following my blog for a while, you will know that I prefer to travel independently and normally do not hire organized tours. I am a staunch advocate of seeing cities in my own way and discovering their personalities, hence why I like traveling...

Hіѕtоrіаnѕ, writers аnd wеll-wіѕhеrѕ hаvе оftеn dеѕсrіbеd thе сіtу оf Beirut аѕ a mіx of hеrіtаgе and rаrе charm. A city thаt ѕаw human сіvіlіzаtіоn grow frоm the рrеhіѕtоrіс era, аnd one thаt consists of a rісh аrсhеоlоgісаl hеrіtаgе nоw tо lіnk-bасk tо that proof. A city thаt hаѕ еnjоуеd tаkіng vаrіоuѕ faiths аnd...

Like any self-respecting travel writer, there’s nothing I like better than visiting different countries, meeting new people, learning new languages, eating different foods, listening to a variety of music, or any new thing that takes me out of my comfort zone and makes me grow as a person. But for some (maybe not so...

Sunrise was just a couple hours ago, but the sun shines as if it were noon. A cool sea-scented breeze blows from the west, moving my hair hair. I sit on a nearby rock to watch the morning show. Below, not far, hundreds of small fishing boats come and go with the fish to supply the many bars and restaurants around the...

The quaint village of Tongli dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618 -907 AD) and it became a city during the Song Dynasty. Currently, Tongli’s population adds up to some 35,000 inhabitants. Located some 18km from the city of Suzhou, it is one of the most interesting “ water towns” in the region. It’s located on the...

In many ways, Hamra, or Al Hamra is the most authentic district of Beirut, although such a multifaceted, multicultural and everchanging city, nothing is really authentic, yet everything is. Although it’s been almost two decades since the system that divided the city into religion-defined districts is over, still most...