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Constantine, Algeria

Algeria – a hidden gem in the Med?

9 things I learnt about Algeria Algeria is the largest country in Africa by land area. The Atlas mountain range broadly separates the country into two zones – the Mediterranean region close to the coast and the Saharan region in the south. The majority of the population lives along the Mediterranean coast (the Tell region)...

Adventures in Jordan

"Ahlan Wa Sahlan; you are welcome." That was the phrase I heard everywhere I went from all the Jordanians I came across. It's hard not to leave Jordan with a warm feeling. Jordanians are kind, generous and welcoming. Add to that the copious cups of (mint) tea you will drink, the magical world of ancient Petra, the towering sandstone formations...

Baku Old Town

96 hours in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, the Land of Fire, is a hotpot of contradictions and contrasts where Europe meets Asia. A place where history goes back to ancient empires while new petro dollars are creating a wave of modern transformation.

The Ancient World of Petra, Jordan

A partially-hidden ancient city built in the 3rd century BC, with outstanding wind-eroded sandstone landscapes. Extremely deserving of its place in the new seven wonders of the world.

10 Activities in Marrakesh, Morocco

From exploring royal palaces, making tagine from scratch, hiking in the Atlas mountains, being scrubbed to death in a Hammam, the tranquility of Ben Yousseff Madrasa and the chaos of Jemma el-Fnaa Square, here are 10 activities in Marrakesh.

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