Visited 50 countries and counting, Lived in 3 cities and collected a lot of useful information to help fellow travel junkies out there.

Money Issues in Iran

Take Cash – Bank Cards don’t Work There Given that the Iranian economy is under blockade, you are unable to use your card either while booking anything in advance or during your trip. ATMs only work for local cards. Obviously, you also can’t use your credit cards. So, your only

What to Wear in Iran

The issue of clothes and a headscarf was one of the major, if not the main, concern for me, while planning our trip to Iran. We hear a lot of different information on the levels of cover-up. With all this controversial information, you may have no clue, what to pack

Transport in Iran

How to Travel between the Cities The main means of travelling between the cities in Iran are the buses. These are big and very comfortable buses and quite cheap at that. The price of tickets between major cities (Tehran-Kashan, Isfahan-Yazd, Yazd-Shiraz) range approximately 250.000 -450.000. There is no need to

Experience Lebanon: Beirut

Arriving to Beirut: Day 1 As soon as you step foot in Lebanon, you feel that the country of controversies, where you find Uber drivers with socialist ideas and the ones, who care about nothing else but honking, whenever they see a girl they consider, well, attractive? Sexy? Who knows

A 9 Day Lebanon Trip

Our trip to Lebanon has proven itself successful as we have seen, more or less, “everything” that could be seen in 9 days. For sure a longer duration would help to see and do more, yet neither we, nor (maybe) you have either the finances or the time to spend

Yummy Crepes and Cafes in Paris

If you want to find great food places, where Parisians hang out, head to Le Marais district in 3rd arrondissement. This neighborhood is famous for its food places. I found several great creperies there. Another such area is in 5th arrondissement. Crepes Breizh Cafe Le Marais: This café has great

Useful Tips for Planning Your Trip to Lebanon

Currently, Lebanon is off the travelers’ radar. Most people consider it dangerous and/or not worth visiting. Travel advisories of many countries recommend avoiding all but essential travel to the country, indicating that some parts, like Tripoli and Baalbeck, as the areas, where you should not travel at all. But, then

(Public) Transport in Lebanon

How to get to Beirut City Center from the Airport (and Back)? Ryanair flies from some European cities, we flew FlyDubai. They all land to the same place – i.e. there are not more than one terminals. The airport is south from Beirut and is not served by any public

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