Category: Middle East

Train from Masshad at Yazd Station

Riding The Night Train From Mashhad to Yazd in Iran

A 15-hour ride to Yazd, on which I shared a sleeping compartment with two Iranians who didn’t speak any English.

Mashhad, My First Destination in Exotic Iran

Arriving to this exotic and unknown country, I felt a strange mix of excitement, intimidation, disorientation, and adventure.

In Review: 21 Days of Traveling in UAE, Qatar, And Kuwait

My impressions of traveling in the Arabian Peninsula, plus expense summary, places I went to, and my favorite pictures.

Indulging in food in Kuwait City

Food Indulgence in Kuwait City

Food, shisha smoking, shopping malls, with a few sites mixed in between.

Taking 13 Flights in 20 Days

A journey through 8 countries in Africa and the Middle East in 3 weeks took away my joy of flying for a while.