Tag: Travel

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

#29 Ethiopia

Addis Ababa (Spend 3 days here, I spent 1 night) In Ethiopia I spent 2.5 hours in line to get a stupid visa (at one point 30 people were in line for 1 attendant, and she was doing everything by hand) and a free hotel room (I would have preferred a shorter wait, but whatever)….

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By Preston Nix

#25 Uganda

Like Kenya, Uganda is a popular spot for mission trips, and for first time travelers to Africa. It’s relatively safe, the Nile is pretty amazing, and there are some good parks throughout the country, and even gorillas in the southwest. They speak English, for the most part, and is somewhat easy to get around. The…

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