Everything You Need to Know about China to Enjoy Yourself, Avoid Getting Scammed, and Travel Safely To-Do List Currency Scams Language Food Health Pollution Accommodation Transport Cities Censorship Festivals Religion Cultural Habits Why Visit In the last four decades, China has become an economic superpower. This resulted in an ever-growing number of tourists, visiting the […]

It’s not the brightest idea to land on Israeli soil on a Friday afternoon. Shabbat, Judaism’s day for rest and tranquillity, has already kicked in and you must know that almost nothing is functioning during this period of cessation (literal translation of Shabbat from Hebrew). When I arrived in Tel Aviv, I already got a […]

Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is a refreshing oasis in the Arabian Desert. Proud owner of multitudes of parks scattered around the city, it is much greener than the touristy Dubai. Covering more than 80% of the total territory of the UAE, Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven emirates. The […]

You thought you had been prepared by having seen countless videos and photos, but Burj Khalifa flabbergasts with its staggering 828 metres – challenging to describe if you have not been near its entrance. Truly an incredible feat of engineering, it is regarded as the Vertical City.

Grains of sand. Irrigated trees. Luxury meets pomposity. I never had too much of an expectation about Dubai, and the United Arab Emirates as a whole. It has never been on my “to-visit” list, yet I just came back from a journey there.