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Tourists traps and scams in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s enchanting beauty and rich cultural heritage make it a popular travel destination. However, amid its stunning landscapes and warm hospitality, tourists should remain vigilant against potential tourist traps and scams. From inflated prices at local markets to unscrupulous tuk-tuk drivers, being aware of these common pitfalls is essential for a safe and enjoyable…

The best of Kathmandu for tourists

Unveiling the hidden gems of Kathmandu, this excerpt takes you on a journey through the vibrant capital of Nepal. Discover the ancient allure of Durbar Square, the spiritual serenity of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, the architectural marvels of Pashupatinath and Patan Durbar Square, and the artistic wonders of Kathmandu. Indulge in the diverse flavors of the…

The best of Phnom Penh – the vibrant capital city of Cambodia

Discover the vibrant capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, and immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage and fascinating history. From majestic landmarks to mouthwatering cuisine, Phnom Penh offers a captivating experience for travelers seeking to explore the best of Cambodia.

Step into the opulent Royal Palace, where intricate Khmer architecture and ornate decorations transport…

Discover Luang Prabang: A UNESCO World Heritage city in Laos

Welcome to Luang Prabang, a captivating UNESCO World Heritage city nestled in the heart of Laos. This enchanting destination offers a unique blend of cultural heritage, natural beauty, and serene tranquility that will leave you spellbound.

As you explore Luang Prabang, you’ll be greeted by a tapestry of ancient temples, where the devout offer morning…

Chengdu, the gate of the Chinese wild west

Welcome to Chengdu, the gateway to the Chinese wild west! Nestled in the heart of Sichuan Province, this vibrant city invites you to embark on an adventure into the stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage of western China.

As you step foot into Chengdu, you’ll be captivated by its unique blend of ancient traditions and…

Turkistan: A Journey Through Kazakhstan’s Timeless Treasures

Located in the heart of Central Asia, Turkistan is a city steeped in history and culture. From its ancient citadel and stunning mosques to its intricate mausoleums and fascinating museums, there is something here for everyone to discover and explore.

One of the city’s most impressive landmarks is the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, a…

Have you ever heard of the Snoopy Island?

Snoopy Island is located off the coast of Fujairah within a 2-hour-long drive from Dubai. This island is a rocky marine outcrop situated a hundred meters from the Sandy Beach Hotel at Al Aqah. Crystal clear waters and incredibly beautiful coral reefs are some of the reasons why this island is a popular hangout for…

Dubai Budget List

In this article we share activities that we can do in Dubai for free, and food and accommodation options for people who are travelling to Dubai on a budget.

What to do at Bangkok – A bucket list

Bangkok is one of the most visited cities in the world. The city has a rich culture and history, which draws many visitors to its streets and temples. With this article we want to explain what to expect and what to do at Bangkok to make your visit even easier. 

The Museum of Islamic Civilization – Sharjah, UAE

We had the chance to visit this amazing Museum in August 2022. We spent there 4-5 hours, and hardly could finish the visit. So much information and so many things to understand about the Islamic Civilization, highly recommended.

Al Noor Island – The magical wonderland of Sharjah, UAE

As one of the main family attractions in Sharjah, Al Noor Island is known for its tropical biosphere filled with floating butterflies. But this lovely island offers much more to its visitors. So let’s see now the best things to do during a visit at Al Noor Island in Sharjah.

Dubai Bucket List – The top 30 places we visited in 1 week

We have spent one week in Dubai during the summer of 2022. A week is sufficient time to visit most of the attractions that Dubai can offer to the tourists. So, you can absolutely rely on this article if you want to understand what the must-see sights of Dubai are. Now you can discover Dubai…

Ras al Hadd, Oman – More than turtles

If you are looking for turtles in Oman, one of the most recommended places that you will most certainly read about is Ras al Hadd. Indeed, this place is a perfect spot to see turtles, but beyond that it offers other activities as well. Here below you can find our Ras al Hadd guide, and…

Visitar Catar aparte del Mundial 2022

Puedes visitar Catar en cualquier momento. Aun así, debes saber que desde el próximo 20 de noviembre al 18 de diciembre, Catar organizará el Mundial de fútbol 2022. El país solicitó hace casi doce años por primera vez. Al final y a base de insistir, la Federación Internacional de Fútbol (FIFA) otorgó a Catar la…

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque – Muscat, Oman

Read the most comprehensive overview about Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. When to visit, how to dress, is there any entrance fee? You will get answers on all your questions here by Besides the Obvious.

Visit Qatar besides the World Cup 2022

You can visit Qatar anytime besides the Football World Cup 2022.  Even so, from the next November 20 to December 18, Qatar will organize this worldwide event. The country applied almost twelve years ago for the first time and finally almost twelve years ago the International Football Federation (FIFA) awarded Qatar with the approval to…


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