Train Journey From Istanbul To Georgia (Dogu Express Train)

Train Journey From Istanbul To Georgia (Dogu Express Train)

Want to travel by train through Turkey? When presented with the opportunity to take a sleeper train called the Dogu Express from Ankara to Kars in Eastern Turkey, and then onwards to get into Georgia, I jumped at the chance. Train travel is the best way to get around...
Visiting Cappadocia In Winter

Visiting Cappadocia In Winter

If you’re thinking of going to Cappadocia in winter then just do it. It’s like another planet. When I thought about visiting as I was backpacking in Turkey during January I thought it might not be the best to see things with the snow everywhere and maybe...
Egyptian Movies (How To Be a Film Extra in Cairo)

Egyptian Movies (How To Be a Film Extra in Cairo)

“Hey, do you want to be a movie star in Egyptian Movies?” My attention was instantly taken away from the game of chess being played. Turning around to look through all the smoke in the cafe, surrounded by Egyptian men sipping mint tea, reading newspapers,...
Backpacking in Iran (Why You Should Visit Iran)

Backpacking in Iran (Why You Should Visit Iran)

Backpacking in Iran? Why would you go to Iran? Isn’t Iran Dangerous?  These are just some of the questions I was asked about my trip to Iran back in 2012. I figured it was time to write a post about that trip, and why you should put Iran high on your list...

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