Category: Middle East

By Preston Nix

Eqypt is a weird one for me because I had a great time with my friend, and I have heard great things from people I trust, but honestly, Cairo kind of sucks. Luxor is supposed to be great, Alexandria is supposed to be meh, Port Sayed is supposed to be meh, but the Nile River…

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By Preston Nix

#54 Kurdistan (Iraq)

Kurdistan is a fascinating place that I will get into trouble for visiting. Yes it is in Iraq, and yes, Iraq contains active war-zones, but Kurdistan is quite possibly one of the safest, friendliest places I have ever been. No, it’s not the most beautiful or most relaxing, but neither is Texas, and both are…

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By Preston Nix

#30 Turkey

Turkey is an incredible country that I am not done seeing. I have been to Istanbul a few times, but there is so much here that deserves to be seen seen. It is a much different place than when I was there the first time around, and may be getting worse, but I do think it…

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By Preston Nix

#31 Cairo

      Personally, Cairo is one of my least favorite cities ever. I had an amazing tour guide in a friend of mine from the University of Texas, and I had a great time, but the country is hot, the people are rude, sand is everywhere, it is crowded, and just not a relaxing…

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