TUNISIA by besides the obvious

This page collects all the Travel Stories from Tunisia by Besides the Obvious. Tunisia, located on the northernmost coast of Africa, is a country rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. Known as the birthplace of the Arab Spring. Tunisia played a pivotal role in the wave of protests and uprisings that swept across the Arab world in 2011. This movement ultimately led to the ousting of longtime authoritarian leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and marked a significant turning point in the country’s political landscape. Since then, Tunisia has been on a challenging yet inspiring journey towards democratic consolidation. The nation boasts a diverse cultural heritage. With influences from Berber, Arab, and Mediterranean civilizations, all of which are reflected in its architecture, cuisine, and traditions. Visitors are drawn to Tunisia’s stunning Mediterranean coastline. Historic medinas, and ancient archaeological sites, such as the well-preserved Roman city of Carthage.

As you might know, our mission is to share something relevant. Something authentic, something real, something cool, something interesting, something personal & something different, via our travel stories & images. We are focusing on ideas from local sources, giving tips that are usually unknown to travelers and foreigners, guides to secret places that only the guy from the given neighborhood could know about, to the hidden picturesque view, with recommending everything besides the obvious: the local real feel, the adventure of discovering the unknown, the authenticity, culinary guide to the meals that locals are really cooking and eating at home, and much more. Hope you will read our Travel Stories from Tunisia, feel inspired, and enjoy the journey, as much as we do!

travel stories from Tunisia

Tunis: a lot to offer to tourists

Tunis, the vibrant capital of Tunisia, offers a captivating blend of history and modernity for tourists. Explore the ancient Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its maze-like streets, colorful souks, and historic landmarks like the Zitouna Mosque. Don’t miss the Bardo Museum, showcasing an impressive collection of Roman mosaics. For a taste of local…