Best Things To Do In AlUla

Best things to do in AlUla

AlUla got my heart. I tried almost each activity you can do in AlUla and here are my favorite things to do in this Saudi Oasis. Located in the heart of Saudi Arabia and easy to reach by plane, bus or when renting a car. AlUla is becoming the top spot for travelers in the […]

Top Adventure Activities In AlUla

Best Adventure Activities in AlUla

From swinging across gorges to soaring in hot air balloons, Al Ula in Saudi Arabia promises thrilling adventures with breathtaking views. Saudi Arabia and AlUla are trending and I can completely understand why. I mean, what’s there not to like. AlUla is a captivating oasis in northwestern Saudi Arabia and it is fast becoming a […]

Saudi Arabia: Visit and explore Medina as a non-Muslim

Best things to do in Medina

Opened for tourism in 2023, visiting Medina as a Non-Muslim is a completely new experience. Let me tell you all you need to know and what the best things to do are. Welcome to Medina, a city steeped in history and spirituality, and the second holiest place in Islam after Mecca. You can call this […]

How to Get Around in Saudi Arabia

How to Get Around Saudi Arabia

Buses, trains, cheap flights, and taxis – getting around Saudi Arabia is much easier than you might think. Just a few years ago, Saudi Arabia was one of the most secluded countries in the world, and tourism was not even permitted. Well, the situation has drastically changed. Saudi Arabia now welcomes tourists and is building […]

The Best Road Trip Itineraries in Oman

Wahiba Sands was a highlight for most of us

Are you in camping mode, eager to explore as much as possible, or unable to rent a car? I’ve prepared road trip itineraries in Oman for each type of traveler. After completing my second road trip in Oman, I decided to try something different. This time, I opted for a scheduled road trip instead of […]

How to plan the perfect road trip in Oman

How to plan a road trip in Oman

I traveled to Oman twice on a road trip. Let me tell you how to start planning, and what the do’s and don’ts are for your next adventure. I consider Oman the best country to get introduced to the Middle East and one of the best countries in the world to plan a road trip. […]

Beyond the Desert – What makes Sharjah different from the other Arab Emirates?

What makes Sharjah different from the other Arab Emirates?

From its rich cultural heritage to its contemporary art scene, Sharjah sets itself apart from its neighbouring emirates. As soon as you leave Dubai and enter Sharjah, you can see how different it is from the UAE’s hotspots. Skyscrapers are replaced with libraries and museums, and the city’s cultural heritage is evident everywhere you go. […]

Everything you need to know about the Sharjah Light Festival in UAE

Everything you need to know about the Sharjah Light Festival in UAE

I visited the Sharjah Light Festival in the UAE and embarked on a journey that combined lights, technology, and magic. Here is everything you need to know if you plan on visiting the Sharjah Lights Festival too. As I strolled through the various exhibitions at the Sharjah Lights Festival last February, I was in awe […]

A road trip in Oman is backpackers´ best kept secret

Oman Juan Martinez Road Trip in Oman mountains

Crossing deserts, cruising mountains and sleeping on a completely empty beach afterwards. I think a road trip in Oman can be considered a lifetime experience. Oman was not the first country that came to my mind when I thought where to go for the perfect road trip. It was not even the first country when […]

Tips for renting a car in Oman

Oman is best traveled by car. This is how you can make the most of it and rent the right vehicle. Oman has become one my favourite countries for a road trip: Roads are in perfect shape, routes are extremely beautiful and getting off the beaten path is big part of the adventure. However, finding […]