A Tale of two Kurdistans (Iran & Iraq part 2)

This report is entirely taken from my trip-report made in a Reddit /r/solotravel report. Prelude: In november 2018 I made a two week trip to Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan. I did the typical tourist schedule in Iran, then journeyed to the off-the-beaten path destination of Iranian Kurdistan before finally heading to Iraqi Kurdistan. This post … Continue reading A Tale of two Kurdistans (Iran & Iraq part 2)

Criss-crossing the Paris of the East: Part 1 – Beirut & the Bekaa Valley

This is part 1 of 3 in my series about my 2018 trip to Lebanon. For other parts click below: Part 2 - The North Part 3 - The South Background, and general introduction to Lebanon In April 2018 I had a couple of days off from work, and decided to head to the Middle … Continue reading Criss-crossing the Paris of the East: Part 1 – Beirut & the Bekaa Valley