Tag: Middle Eastern food

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

This post is about the best things to do in Sarajevo. The capital of Bosnia remains my favourite city in Europe and it is one of the most charming and interesting places I know. Why visit Sarajevo? I could talk for hours about all the 

The best hostels in Iran on a budget

The best hostels in Iran on a budget

This post is about the best hostels in Iran. In preparing my trip to Iran it was sometimes hard to find information on budget places to stay in Iran for backpackers. Hostels in Iran Many hostels in Iran do not have an internet presence yet, 

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

18 Things to do in Yazd Iran: a travel guide

Yazd is a small city in the southern desert of Iran. It’s old and charming and within the walls of the old city it is a journey back in time. It is rightly popular among travellers and even though there are a variety of things 

18 top things to do in Shiraz Iran

18 top things to do in Shiraz Iran

Shiraz is Iran’s fifth biggest city and known for a good number of things. Poetry, literature, flowers, gardens and surprisingly, wine. Before the Islamic revolution the Mediterranean climate helped produce the best wine in the country. Shiraz is a city where people enjoy life whether 

22 top things to do in Isfahan: the blue jewel of Iran

22 top things to do in Isfahan: the blue jewel of Iran

This post is a travelguide with the best things to do in Isfahan. The city with its famous Naqs-e Jahan square was the reason why I wanted to visit Iran in the first place. Iranians say that Isfahan is half of the world. The old 

Masuleh Iran: a guide to the mountains of Gilan

Masuleh Iran: a guide to the mountains of Gilan

While planning for my trip to Iran I was immediately inspired by stories about the Alborz mountains and green paddy fields in the northern province of Gilan and the rooftop village of Masuleh. Unfortunately Gilan is also one of the wettest parts of Iran. When 

Things to do in Qazvin Iran: travel guide

Things to do in Qazvin Iran: travel guide

This post is a travel guide with the best things to do in Qazvin Iran. Qazvin was just a necessary stop on my way to Masuleh and Alamut and I was not expecting so much of this city. I was not so lucky with the 

Backpacking Lebanon: the different faces of the middle east.

Backpacking Lebanon: the different faces of the middle east.

Backpacking Lebanon was not on my radar untill a friend showed me pictures of his last trip.  He convinced me to go with him or was it me convincing him to visit Lebanon again? Either way we were both looking forward to travel to this fascinating country.