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ℹ️ Asia is an amazing continent to visit. It has a total of 49 countries and a population of 4.3 billion. The most spoken languages in Asia are Mandarin, Hindi, Arabic, Malay, Vietnamese, Korean, Cantonese, Wei, Thai and English.

📝 Travel articles about Asia:

The Greco-Roman city of Ephesus: a magnificent return to the past

In the summer of 2003, I had the opportunity to visit Turkey for the first time. In possession of an Interrail ticket across Europe and…

Visit Baghdad – City Adventure Guide to the capital of Iraq

There are places to which all travelers dream of venturing at least once in their lifetime. Some of my close friends have repeatedly informed me…

Visit Qatar – 10 Amazing places to travel in Qatar

Qatar is a fascinating country to travel. The Gulf countries are a bit unknown, as most travelers have a little notion about what there’s to…

Masjid e No Gonbad – 9th century ruins in Balkh, Afghanistan

Balkh is a city in northern Afghanistan, about fifteen minutes drive from Mazar-i-Sharif. Throughout history, Balkh has always been an important Buddhist, Zoroastrian and Islamic…

Central Asia Rally – 6500 km / 4000 mi Road Trip Adventure

Have you ever heard about a banger rally? Those crazy car rallies that cross a few countries while driving old or funny decorated vehicles? Well,…

Beautiful Pyongyang – A different look at North Korea’s capital

Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea. Hundreds of beautifully crafted monuments and memorial murals showing off political leaders and party workers are scattered…

Visit Iraq – 25 Amazing places possible to Travel in 2017-2018

Iraq is a fascinating country located in Western Asia. Touristically speaking, Iraq lost its place in the world tourism arena. For a long time forgotten,…

Pictures of the Taj Mahal that will make you want to visit India now!

The Taj Mahal, located in Agra, is a magical place. A World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal was built in 1631 to be the tomb…

Mesopotamian Marshes, The rebirth of Iraqi Venice

The Mesopotamian Marshes are a wetland region located in southern Iraq, a natural monument that also includes part of Southwest Iran. These are considered to…

Hitchhiking Iraqi Kurdistan – Thumbing from Dohuk to Aqrah

If you’re thinking about Hitchhiking Iraqi Kurdistan, I hope this travelogue motivates you for such an adventure. I visited Northern Iraq for 11 days. Kurdish…

Visit Uzbekistan – 20 Amazing places to visit in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is one of those countries many people never heard about. For most travelers, this doubly landlocked country is somehow deep inside our imaginary of…

Driving in Iraqi Kurdistan – Amedi to Barzan Road Trip

I visited Northern Iraq for 11 days. When I was in the Kurdish town of Amedia, someone made me a proposal I just couldn’t refuse.…

Nomads of Kazakhstan – Ile Alatau Mountain Range

Central Asia is famous for its prevailing nomad lifestyle. Meeting nomads around the world is always an excellent cultural experience as you interact with people…

People of Iran – Photos of Iranian People

People. The other side of traveling. No monuments, no museums, no gardens or palaces. To really get to know a country, you have to interact…

Qurut cheese recipe by mountain nomads – Kyrgyzstan

Central Asia is famous for its current nomad lifestyle. Kyrgyzstan is usually associated with nomadic culture. In fact, still today, nomadic life remains one of…

Sacred and Religious Places to visit in Iran – Middle East

Iran is a deeply religious nation. Although the country’s official name is the Islamic Republic of Iran – not everyone is Muslim. There are other…

Ultimate Kurdistan Travel Guide – Northern Iraq

Welcome to my page with information about traveling in Northern Iraq, aka Iraqi Kurdistan. Many people ask me why I visited Iraq and why I…

Mazar-i-Sharif – Afghan city of the Noble Shrine

Mazar-i-Sharif is a Shiite Muslim holy city located in northern Afghanistan. Without a doubt that Mazar holds its international recognition due to the famous Shrine…

Reasons why I liked North Korea – Visiting DPRK Explicit

People often point out reasons to dislike North Korea. Personally I only travel to enjoy places and things such as colors, people, little details, architecture, sounds, tastes, sunsets,…

Visit United Arab Emirates – 40 Amazing places to travel in the UAE

I was curious to travel in the UAE for quite some time. If you want to visit United Arab Emirates and don’t know where to…

Visit Iran – 80 Amazing places to travel in Iran

Iran is an amazing country. Do you have any doubts about it? I know that the general opinion in the West is that Iran is…

Visit Oman – 25 Amazing places to travel in Oman

Oman is a fascinating country located on the eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Oman is a mysterious nation since we don’t hear people speaking…

Best Travel Experiences

Throughout the World, there are many wonderful places to travel to. Yet, some unique experiences remain secrets, only a few people having the chance to…

8 Days Tibet Tour – Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland

I traveled to Tibet in the month of August. As I was in Kathmandu – Nepal, I decided to take the opportunity of being so…

Driving in Afghanistan, South Asia – Road trip Survival Guide

Does Driving in Afghanistan sound crazy? Afghanistan is an amazing country, with beautiful landscape scenery and friendly people. Yet it has been damaged by war…

Asia Best Destinations – Travel Guide

“Asia is a marvelous continent to visit. With a total of 49 countries and a population of 4.3 billion, the most prevalent languages in Asia…

Meaning of the Flags of Asia

The flags represent the national identity of each country. Each color has a meaning in the history of nations. Asian flags vary on color and…

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