Category Archives: Middle East

Siosepol Bridge – Bridge of 33 Arches in Isfahan, Iran

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Siosepol Bridge is a stunning two-storey bridge and one of the most iconic tourist attractions in Isfahan, Iran. Also written as Si-o-se Pol or 33 Pol, it means “bridge of 33 arches” or more correctly “33 bridge” in the Farsi language as there are 33 arches across the lower level of the bridge. Passengers walk […]

THINGS TO DO IN TEHRAN – 2 DAY ITINERARY!

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Despite there being so many things to see and do in Tehran, Iran’s capital, tourists often skip visiting this modern city and head straight to the picturesque and historical cities of Shiraz and Isfahan. But Tehran definitely deserves a mention on the Iran tourist trail. Tehran is modern day Iran – you’ll see beautiful women […]

10 days in Iran – detailed travel itinerary!

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After having travelled to Iran twice now I have put together this travel itinerary for 10 days in Iran to include all the best bits of this fascinating country! Iran is not your typical holiday or backpacking destination and it certainly doesn’t have a great reputation nowadays. But you know what? IRAN IS SAFE. I […]

Where is Dubai located? All you need to know before you go!

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We’ve all heard of Dubai, but how much do you actually know about it? Where even is Dubai located? Is Dubai a country? Is Dubai the capital of a country? The answer to these last two questions is actually no, which comes as a surprise to many people! I’ll admit, before I moved to the Middle […]

We Are Travel Girls Article – A Complete Guide to Abu Dhabi

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Click here for full guide, available on We Are Travel Girls website! Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) but the city often gets overshadowed by it’s much larger and glitzier neighbour Dubai just 1 hour down the road. Abu Dhabi, however, is a great place to spend a few days […]

Glamping in a Wadi Rum Camp bubble tent

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Wadi Rum, located in the south of Jordan is a beautiful desert valley and is a must visit on your trip to Jordan! The terrain here is so unique and literally feels like another world! It is one of Jordan’s most popular tourist attractions and many people coming to Wadi Rum actually choose to stay overnight […]

How to find the salt island tree in the Dead Sea, Israel

Dead Sea salt tree Israel

Seen pictures of this mysterious tree in the middle of The Dead Sea but wondering how to find it?! I actually stumbled upon this unique beauty by total chance, and only later discovered that many people go to The Dead Sea in search of this salt island tree and it is slowly gaining popularity on […]

How to get a cheap private abra boat ride through Madinat Jumeirah to see the Burj al Arab!

Would you like to have a private boat ride through Madinat Jumeirah to see the Burj al Arab but simply cannot afford to pay to rent a whole boat out? On my most recent trip to Dubai I discovered how you can get a whole boat all to yourself to take you around the canals […]

The World’s Best Desert Resort – Bab al Shams Dubai

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As my 3.5 years living in the UAE came to a close, I thought it only right to spend my last few days there doing something fabulous! I always loved going to the desert and experiencing it’s beauty and tranquility – it was one of my favourite places to visit in the UAE. So what […]

Restaurants at Bab al Shams Desert Resort, Dubai

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Dubai’s famous Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa – often voted the world’s best desert resort, has several utterly fantastic restaurants all offering a different cuisine and all in a unique setting. From Indian to Italian, to Arabic to rooftop lounges, there is something for everyone here! Al Hadheerah (Arabic food) Al Hadheerah specialises […]