I've heard that in some (but not all!) areas in the middle east, there's a stereotype held by some (but not all!) that western women are easy. From The Arab myth of western women by Khaled Diab: ...
Is it possible to hire a tour guy through Iraq with a film crew for a documentary film on Iraq ancient history?
We have three people working on a film in Iraq. We would like to do it with a guide. We have 2 cameras for est. $6000 each, which is a safety concern. We plan to make shots in bigger cities but ...
Are some parts of Iraq currently possible to visit for the brave, adventurous, and open-minded traveller?
OK I know Iraq is utterly totally off the vast majority of people's itineraries for the immediate future. But I am pretty sure I have heard of some extreme adventurous types going there and following ...
I have been wanting to travel to Socotra, Yemen to see the dragonblood trees and bizarrely beautiful landscapes for a while now, but given the current instability in the rest of Yemen, is it ...