Turkey, Stop 8

My final stop on this almost-6-month journey was in Istanbul. I did have the pleasure of spending a day there on a long layover about 3 years ago but this time around was so much better! I was able to stay about a week, meet several locals and see just about everything. The history, culture … Continue reading Turkey, Stop 8

United Arab Emirates, Stop 7

My second-to-last stop was in UAE. I stayed mainly in Dubai but I was also able to visit Abu Dhabi for a day. The friend I stayed with lived within walking distance to the marina and beach so I was close to nightlife and other activities. UAE turned 45 in 2016 and as such a … Continue reading United Arab Emirates, Stop 7

Egypt, Stop 6

Egypt was another incredible country! It was made even more so through the introductions made by new friends I met in Jordan. My tour guide in Jordan put me in touch with a friend in Egypt who arranged another friend to show me around. These are the kind of connections that I love most about … Continue reading Egypt, Stop 6