Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Staying at the Hotel Mercure in Al Hamra, Jeddah

After arrival into Jeddah for the Saudi Arabia Hotel Show in April 2018, I got a taxi to my hotel from the main international airport. It was my first time in Saudi Arabia and was a business trip on a 10 day adventure. We were staying in the Al Hamra district which is pretty close Read more about Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Staying at the Hotel Mercure in Al Hamra, Jeddah[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Burj Al Arab Juice at Jeedaan Juice Shop in Old Muscat, Oman

After my Saudi Arabia adventure, I headed to Oman for a few days to “chill out”. But in travel, at least in my life, chilling out doesn’t ever really happen. I have to explore a place when I’m there and see as much as I can. In Oman, I stayed at the cosy Hotel Naseem Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Burj Al Arab Juice at Jeedaan Juice Shop in Old Muscat, Oman[…]

Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Top 4 Sights In Hail

On day 6 of our Saudi Arabia adventure we headed North from Jeddah and Taif to the city of Hail. Looking like the English word Hail, it is pronounced “Hi Eel” and commonly spelt Ha’il. We arrived after a bumpy internal flight from Jeddah. We flew with Nesma Airlines, which covers EgYPT and Saudi Arabia. Read more about Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Top 4 Sights In Hail[…]

How To Get A Mongolia Visa in Warsaw, Poland

After such depression in 2016 caused by the brace of serial unfriendlies plus the wannabe GuruGod stalker, I quit travel completely. For the second time in my adult life I didn’t visit any new countries for a 7 month period, nor did I have any desire for anything other than honest friends and survival. But Read more about How To Get A Mongolia Visa in Warsaw, Poland[…]

Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Top 5 Sights in Old Town Jeddah

Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Top 7 Sights in Jeddah’s UNESCO Listed Old Town

“One more step along the world I go” Jeddah is a huge beast of a city and we have managed to visit a few interesting parts of the city during our time here away from the Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2018, where we were working. While I am here on a business trip with Young Read more about Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Top 7 Sights in Jeddah’s UNESCO Listed Old Town[…]

World Travellers: Daniel Kiteski From Passport Symphony

The latest in my list of World Travellers is Daniel Kiteski from Passport Symphony. Let’s check out what Daniel has to say to Don’t Stop Living about his crazy adventures. Who are you? My name is Daniel Kiteski, a digital nomad and wanderluster from Macedonia. My mission is to explore all the countries in the Read more about World Travellers: Daniel Kiteski From Passport Symphony[…]

Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Arrival in Jeddah, My 900th City

“I’m in Jeddah baby, I’m in Jeddah, woah!” Inspired by a 1980s documentary called 80 Days Around the World, whereby Michael Palin circumnavigated the globe without flying, I remember his visit to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In those days, backed by a huge BBC budget and a less strict government, Palin’s visa was a piece of Read more about Backpacking in Saudi Arabia: Arrival in Jeddah, My 900th City[…]