The Middle East

A Moroccan time travel gate

Have you seen how the argan tree looks like? I have, in Morocco. You would probably say, it’s not a big deal. For me it is though, because my Moroccan time travel gate unlocked at the moment I caught a glimpse of that tree. I did not feel the same tickle when I saw my first
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Morocco - the land where goats live on trees

Usually people are incline to consider all the Arabs like Middle Easterners. So, when I am asked to share a story about the Middle East, can’t be sure what the real expectations are. How Morocco came up? The last time, I tried to recall a funny story from Jordan, Lebanon, Dubai, Bahrain or Qatar. But my friends impatiently
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Regular Qatari migration back to the desert

  An hour drive from Qatari capital Doha is located one of the most popular desert areas, where the Qataris are used to go regularly in January. On the way to Laweena, passing Shahaniyah rest point, this large space in the middle of nowhere, right in the heart of the Qatari desert, hosts annually thousands of
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Petrified by a trip to Amman, Jordan

I believed after so many travels and dozens of spontaneous trips to more than 60 countries all over the world, nothing can shock me anymore. To surprise me – Yes. To make me excited – Yes. To make me inspired – Yes. But I really thought there was no longer room for being shocked. Well…I
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Karnak, Egypt - a tale as old as time

  The very first time I saw Karnak, Egypt was in August, 2005. Then I had no idea August is a monstrous month for visiting the Egyptian desert. But upon my arrival, it was immediately revealed.  50 degree Celsius at 2 pm, dust everywhere, no shades available and the sand was burning under the feet. But
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TOP 20 things TO DO in Egypt

  Not sure how many times I have been to Egypt – six or seven. After the second time, I stopped acting like a crazy enthusiastic tourist and started looking mostly for extraordinary, specific experience. Except all the remarkable sightseeing, Egypt is providing lots of lifetime memories. I have collected all mine in TOP 20 TO
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Why shopping in Dubai is a must

Shopping in Dubai is no longer just a snobbish fad. For the locals it’s pretty much national culture. For the foreigners (who are much more than the locals) is a real attraction. Shopping was established and developed as a wise money perpetuum mobile generator and is already well recognised as the main pillar of Dubai tourism.
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What my Qatari journey has taught me (Part 2)

My Qatari journey has brought me to the most remarkable people ever. As you already know, I have traveled to more than 50 countries. During those trips have met and interacted with so many different nations, cultures and point of views, that more less feel citizen of the world and could probably live comfortably everywhere. But
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