Tips and Tricks

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Zanzibar pre-travel hacks to know

As a solo traveler, I am used to making my own research every time before heading to an unknown destination. But this time, with Zanzibar, I was super diligent and thorough and did the “homework” precisely. In a time when the whole world is under the COVID-19 restrictions, Zanzibar and Tanzania remained some of the few places considered coronavirus free, and
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Madagascar - the luckiest trip ever

I consider Madagascar my luckiest trip ever. There are plenty of symptoms for it that made me feel blessed and protected by the Universe. When I jumped on the plane in Amman, Jordan on January 30th, 2020 I was super excited, and adrenaline-packed for heading to Madagascar – a dream island on the bottom of
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3 awesome days in Malta

I found so many unusual things on this small island in the Mediterranean Sea – Malta, that I have no idea where to start from. Probably with the language. Just imagine European looking people, Christian Catholics by religion, speaking kind of Arabic dialect with an Italian accent and writing it with Latin letters. Correct, the
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How a weekend trip rescues Edirne

What brought me to Edirne, Turkey that weekend were the rumors, the ease of the COVID – 19 restrictions, and of course, my curiosity. I wanted to see in person the economical phenomenon I heard of and took the trip particularly in the days when the magic happens. Another spontaneous and accidental journey, provoked by
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Travel while staying home

I was just about to post a new article, referring to my awesome three days in Malta, but realized that inspiring the followers to pack and head to the airport is not quite the right time. While all the borders are closing one after another, most of the airplanes are already grounded, above a million
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What NOT to do in Porto, Portugal

That’s the first trip I did not plan at all. Heading to the city of Porto in Portugal was like a dream come true and I took the decision to just go with the flow, to enjoy whatever comes my way and to let each step being taken spontaneously. The flight from Malta was landing
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Wadi Mujib, Jordan – the funniest scary trip ever

I did not know what to expect. All I knew in advance was that I want to do Wadi Mujib. A colleague of mine described it as a “must try “adventure. His short note pointed out that Wadi Mujib is a beautiful canyon, with a slow water stream through, a level that barely reaches the
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Driving in Jordan

Driving in Jordan is a challenge. I did prefer to call it a challenge instead of danger because overcoming the local circumstances depends on personal driving skills. You better keep your eyes wide open, completely focus on the road, applying the best abilities to predict and overcome. Or at least, this is what you are
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Bahrain - the island of don'ts

That’s my first impression of Bahrain. I just went out of the airport and already felt banned. What strikes the eyes is the series of prohibitions and do not do things welcoming the guest upon arrival. This is a bit weird because the vast majority of the expats believe Bahrain is the most liberal of
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A birthday tour in Kuwait

  Undoubtedly, December is the best month of the year for visiting Kuwait. Mild weather, spring to summer day temperatures (regarding the European standards), slight breeze, friendly sun, fresh greenery. The maximum day temperature reaches 22-24 C degrees, the minimum is about 12. It’s lovely staying outdoor – no fog, no haze, no dust. In
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