My First Solo Trip

I know a lot of females who are curious to try traveling solo yet they are afraid to take the first step. I think it would help a lot by starting with going to a foreign country that is not so foreign. My first solo trip was to Egypt.  Coming from Saudi, it felt like I […]

The Guide to Watching Sumo in Japan

Sumo wrestling is Japan’s national sport which is deeply rooted in their culture since the 3rd century and still practiced professionally to date. It is not like any regular sports, it is highly respected and it is also a religious ritual practice by Shintos. If there aren’t any Sumo tournaments during your visit to Japan, […]

A Visa Mishap in My Own Home Country

I visited Indonesia with a plan of Jeddah-Jakarta-Malaysia-Singapore-Jakarta-West Papua-Jakarta-Jeddah. I’m part Indonesian but I have a Yemeni passport. I needed a visa so I applied and got the visa within a day. I had all my tickets and visas ready for each country I planned on visiting. I arrived on 29th April and left on […]

Explore Japan; The Cheap Way

Whenever you mention Japan, the first thought that comes to mind is that it is EXPENSIVE. I am guilty of one of those stereotypes. But hey! I’ve put it to test and Japan is NOT expensive! So how much do you really need to visit the land of the rising sun? Read on and see […]

Highlights of My Trip in Ethiopia

My trip to Ethiopia had loads of ups and downs. There were times where I had horrible experiences but now that I look back, it is what makes the trip memorable! Ethiopia surprised me in many ways. It is a lot greener than I thought! Here are the highlights of my trip! 1. Without a […]

Raja Ampat Archipelago – Heaven on Earth

I was supposed to go to Indonesia and re-live my island life days in April but sadly plans changed. Here’s a throwback to my first island adventure in Raja Ampat, West Papua that got me awe-inspired. Since then, I fell in love and went on another island trip in Indonesia which I will share on […]

26 Hours in Jordan!

Believe it or not, you can see the main spots in Jordan in just 26 hours! This is not for those who are not in for some sleepless adventure! How did it happen? I had mistakenly book my ticket for only 1 night instead of 2 nights. I didn’t want to change the flight and […]

Top 10 Tips to Survive India!

Before going to India, I heard and read so many horror stories about travelling to India as a solo female. Instantly, I had the worst thoughts and expectations. I expected a lot of inappropriate behavior and interaction, chances of getting kidnapped for ransom in Jammu & Kashmir, and what not. But guess what? I went, […]

Spain Visa

Required Documents: Filled Application Form Employment Letter authenticated by the Chamber of  Commerce – It should state your employment date, salary, position and contract period. Reserved return ticket Hotel Booking Valid Exit Re Entry Passport Copy Copy of previous schengen visas within 5 years if available Iqama Copy 2 Passport size photos Employee ID Car […]

Singapore Visa

Required Documents: Filled application form Hotel booking Return ticket reservation Passport size photos (2x) Passport copy Iqama copy Valid exit re entry Employment letter authenticated by the Chamber of Commerce Letter of Invitation V39A Visa Fee: 220 SAR Process Time: 5 to 15 business days Working Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: https://goo.gl/maps/qND1JDYTtzH2 Website: www.mfa.gov.sg Personal […]

Japan Visa

Required Documents: Filled application form Hotel booking Return ticket reservation Passport copy Iqama copy Passport size photo Employment letter authenticated by chamber of commerce 3 months bank statement Itinerary during your stay in Japan Visa Fee: 95 SAR to be paid when collecting your passport. Process Time: 5 – 10 business days Website: www.jeddah.ksa.emb-japan.go.jp Location: https://goo.gl/maps/TXB7ZRvHLzR2 Personal Experience: It […]