Perks of Visiting Turkey During Off Season

We all know that visiting a country during off season gives many perks! Cheaper airfare, accommodation cost, less crowd, easier to bargain, short queues and a lot more! Here were my experiences in Turkey during winter which is considered a low season for tourism. 1. Hierapolis Theater all to yourself! – Feel free to sing […]

Top 15 Things To Do in Japan

There are just so many things to see and do in Japan. Here are my top 15 things to do that costs very little to nothing! 1. Watch Sumo Wrestling/Train – I found it to be very interesting to watch the deeply rooted sports in the Japanese culture. Read more about how and where on this […]

Singapore – A World Class Country

Singapore is one of the smallest country in the world and it’s a melting pot of cultures. The highly cosmopolitan city has a lot to marvel within the neatly organized country. Everything seems to be perfectly arranged. I would recommend walking around the little streets such as Arab Street, Bugis Street, Little India, Orchard,  Chinatown […]

6 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Ladakh

Ladakh is located in the state of Jammu & Kashmir in India.  My first stop during my trip to India was to Ladakh. I had not made any research on the city other than places I’d like to see. As usual, I wing it! Here are few things you should know before visiting Ladakh: 1. […]

Winter Wonderland in Srinagar

Srinagar is the largest capital city in the state of Jammu & Kashmir in India. Srinagar is a city that will leave you mesmerized. It is surrounded by the Himalayan range and blessed with many lakes, swamps, different type of trees, and flowers. Here are some of the things you could do when visiting  Srinagar […]

Mada’in Saleh; Saudi’s First UNESCO World Heritage

Having lived in Saudi my whole life, I am proud to say that we have an amazing array of archaeological site that are worth visiting. I hope Saudi opens up for tourism soon so others can explore and discover that Saudi has a lot more than just sand dunes, camels and oil. Here is Mada’in […]

Al Wahbah Crater

Al Wahbah Crater is a massive volcanic crater with a depth of 250 meters and 2 km width. It’s located 350 km  from Jeddah, it takes about 4 hours drive. It is a great place for camping and hiking. The hike was not easy due to the heat from the sun right on top of […]

Kenya – A Treasured Memory

Kenya blew me away from the moment I stepped in the Nairobi airport. Kenyans love to yell out Karibu which means welcome with the broadest smile like there isn’t any trouble in the world. Untouched nature, raw wilderness and genuine happy people I wish I have the photos to show all of Kenya, unfortunately, the memory will […]

10 Reasons to Visit Ireland

When I talk about Ireland or mention of visiting Ireland, I get reactions such as “Who goes to Ireland?” “Why would anyone go to Ireland?” I visited Ireland in June 2016 and it’s a country that I would love to visit every year. Here are 10 out of the many reasons to visit Ireland. 1. The […]

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, […]

Oman Visa

Apply Online: https://evisa.rop.gov.om/home Visa Fee: 13 USD Personal Experience: I attempted to apply online twice, both times it charged my credit card but the application did not go through. The status remains due for payment. I contacted the Omani Royal Police and they couldn’t resolve the issue and informed me to get the visa on arrival. […]