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The Essential Guide to Shopping in Kathmandu

This is the essential guide to shopping in Kathmandu. This list includes many fair-trade, quality, and upscale boutiques with handmade items. This is not going to be a guide to Thamel (the largest commercial district in Kathmandu). Thamel is a backpacker’s haven and fun to walk through for a few hours. If you must do …

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5 Restaurants in Amman You Need to Try

Here are five restaurants in Amman that you are going to love! Amman, Jordan is a wonderful city to visit – it’s a busy city – with lots of great culture and museums, Roman ruins, and many modern shops and restaurants. If you’re looking for traditional Arabic food or something a little more unique, you’ll …

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What to Pack for Travel to the Middle East

So, you’re planning a trip to the Middle East? Here’s what you’ll need to pack for your trip! Culturally Appropriate Clothing In most Middle Eastern countries it is rude to bare your shoulders and knees. Try to bring light, loose layers. Long pants, skirts, long sleeve shirts, and t-shirts are appropriate. If you are doing …

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Kenyan Safari Animal Sighting Checklist

If you are going on safari in Kenya, you’ll want this animal sighting checklist. The Big Five The Big Five phrase was originally coined by big game hunters – they are the five hardest animals to hunt on foot, not the largest animals of the savanna. Safari companies and conservationists have adopted the phrase to …

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