Bahrain, an Oasis Island in the Gulf! πŸ‡§πŸ‡­

Bahrain is a tiny island country Bahrain is very small island country (archipelago, to be precise) with a total area of only 760 km2. The Arabic word “Bahrain” literally means “Two Seas”. It’s a country with a long history; a home to Dilmun civilization that was founded over 2,500 years ago. It’s a unique travelContinue reading “Bahrain, an Oasis Island in the Gulf! πŸ‡§πŸ‡­”

Tbilisi, the Charming Capital of Georgia πŸ‡¬πŸ‡ͺ

Tbilisi is such a beautiful city In December 2018, I had a quick weekend getaway to celebrate my birthday while visiting a new country and meeting a good friend. Since I have an interest in exploring post-Soviet Union countries, and since I heard and read many great reviews about the beauty of Georgia which isContinue reading “Tbilisi, the Charming Capital of Georgia πŸ‡¬πŸ‡ͺ”

Kyrgyzstan; the Switzerland of Central Asia πŸ‡°πŸ‡¬

I simply love travelling across Post-Soviet states so in 2018, after completing my Trans-Siberian Railway trip, I flew from Novosibirsk (the biggest city in Siberia) to Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. It was a great opportunity to discover a new country and a new region, which is Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country withContinue reading “Kyrgyzstan; the Switzerland of Central Asia πŸ‡°πŸ‡¬”

DDR Museum in Berlin; A Life Behind the Wall πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

Deutsche Demokratische Republik Back in the 1980s, when I was 6 or 7 years old child, Germany was the first European country I’ve ever visited along with my parents. We used to travel there every summer to visit my uncle who lived in West Berlin (he’s still living in Germany). Back then, the city ofContinue reading “DDR Museum in Berlin; A Life Behind the Wall πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ”

Saint Petersburg, the City of White Nights πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί

Saint Petersburg is a Gorgeous City Saint Petersburg is my favourite city in the world. In the last 3 years, I was fortunate to visit this city multiple times. I already wrote a blog about how the city looks like in a snowy winter trip. However, I thought it’s a good idea to share thisContinue reading “Saint Petersburg, the City of White Nights πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί”

Moscow, the Centre of the Russian Universe! πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί

Moscow is a Phenomenal City Moscow is an incredible place; it is a vibrant city with a rich history and culture. It’s a gigantic city with 12 million inhabitants, 3 major international airports, 9 train stations which makes it the largest city on the European continent and one of the largest in the world. MoscowContinue reading “Moscow, the Centre of the Russian Universe! πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί”

Baku, the Windy Capital of Azerbaijan πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ώ

24 hours in Baku In August 2019, I flew to Moscow via Baku, Azerbaijan with Azerbaijan Airlines. I had a layover in Baku for 24 hours and that gave me an opportunity to catch a glimpse of a new city and a new country that I’ve never been to before. Baku has a famous nickname,Continue reading “Baku, the Windy Capital of Azerbaijan πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ώ”

The Trans-Siberian Railway: A Trip of a Lifetime! πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί

It’s a trip of a lifetime The Trans-Siberian train trip is a journey I dreamed of for so many years. After months of careful planning, I was finally able to make this dream come true. In September 2018, I started this epic train trip from Moscow all the way to Irkutsk in the Middle ofContinue reading “The Trans-Siberian Railway: A Trip of a Lifetime! πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί”

Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine; an underrated European city!! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦

About Kyiv Before you start reading this blog, let me clarify something, after an extensive research, looks like Ukrainian government and most of Ukrainian people prefer to spell the name of their city as “Kyiv” instead of “Kiev”. I personally know that Kiev is the commonly accepted English language spelling of it and I’ve beenContinue reading “Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine; an underrated European city!! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦”

Brest, the Home City to a Hero Fortress in Belarus πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ

Brest is a home of a Hero Fortress Hero City is a Soviet honorary title awarded for outstanding heroism during the 2nd World War II. It was awarded to twelve cities of the Soviet Union. In addition, the Brest Fortress was awarded an equivalent title of Hero Fortress. This symbolic distinction for a city correspondsContinue reading “Brest, the Home City to a Hero Fortress in Belarus πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ”