Category: Middle East

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

#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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By Preston Nix

#43 Qatar

On the way back from India Lauren and I spent 24 hours in Doha, Qatar. It’s a very expensive country, but if you get a hotel by the art museum it’s really not so bad. Also, there isn’t too much to do, but you can go sand-duning, which is great. Until you get into a…

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