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Edinburgh Old Town landscape
Travel Features

A Weekend Guide to Historic Edinburgh

  Dramatic landscapes, countrysides littered with castles, literary heavyweights, and world-famous whiskey. Despite its small size, Scotland packs a big punch, and it is easy to see why Lonely Planet nominated them as one of the top countries to visit in 2014. The cultural and historical hub of Scotland is none other than Edinburgh, and […]

Film City, Qatar
Travel Features

Qatar’s Own Hollywood: Film City

  With my recent trip to Qatar fast-approaching, I’ve been thinking a lot about my previous travels to the region. About how they will look now, whether they are even still there, and anticipation of the new sites I will visit soon. One of the sites that stuck out for me than others was my […]

Wadi Feynan in Dana nature reserve, Jordan
Travel Features

From Amman to Wadi Feynan- Digging in Jordan

  Awhile back I wrote a feature for inTravel magazine about my time working on an archaeological excavation in Jordan, an excerpt of which is included below: Admittedly, it was with a mixture of trepidation and excitement that I initially accepted a position as a volunteer archaeologist in Jordan. Stories of grotesque camel spiders and venomous […]