Bridge of the Day – Khajoo Bridge, Isfahan

Howdy all! Today I'm starting a new little pictorial series called 'Bridge of the Day'. The world is full of amazing bridges, helping people get from here to there, usually over water. Today's bridge comes to you from the stunning city of Isfahan in Iran. The Khajoo Bridge is one of a number over the …

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Five ‘Must-Sees’ in the Middle East

The Middle East is certainly one of the world’s most interesting, ancient, stunning regions. Sure, it’s got its political issues – what place doesn’t? And yes, it tends to get very hot and a little too sunny at times, but also it’s a region so rich with things that are incredibly rewarding and truly unforgettable. …

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Why Not Consider… Iran?

How many countries are actually on the conventional ‘tourist track’? Actually, probably most of the countries in the world if you think about it. If you told someone you were headed to Iran, presuming you were living in a “western” country, you would probably expect that who you told might be a bit surprised, perhaps …

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Border Crossing Experiences – the Good

One part of travelling still gets me a little excited is crossing borders. Although you know that an imaginary line on the ground that divides two countries really can’t bring that much difference, somehow it’s all pretty exciting stuff – especially when you are going into new territory -  country you have never been to …

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Night Bus Adventures [Part Two]

Today I return to last Wednesday topic of the deadly and feared ‘night bus journey’. Honestly, I’d really rather not but sometimes you have to take one. It seems like in so many parts of the world it’s preferable to take the bus at night for everyone as compared to using daylight hours on travelling. …

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