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What To Expect At Israel’s Airport Security.

Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv is infamous amongst travellers for being seriously heavy with security. Horror stories of innocent travellers being detained for hours, missing flights and intrusive luggage checks are the norm, and the average traveller

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Where To Travel In 2017.

With so many amazing destinations to choose from when planning your gap year or backpacking trip for 2017, how do you make a decision on where to go? The Bemused Backpacker 2017 destination guide is here to help you and

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Is Israel Safe? Perception Versus Reality.

When people think of travelling to Israel the question of safety and security always comes up. The truth of the matter is the reality is very different to what many people assume. What comes to mind when you hear the

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Sunrises And Suicides At Masada National Park.

A simple Masada sunrise tour from Tel Aviv led me to explore another one of the Holy Land’s extensive biblical landmarks, one with a history of opulent luxury, violent war and one of the first recorded mass suicides, the infamous

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Walking Through Jerusalem’s Living History.

There are few places on earth that offer so many sites of historical and religious importance as Jerusalem, and walking through the symbolic centre of the Holy Land can offer a deep insight into who we are and where we

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The Seductive Soul Of Triana, Seville.

My time in Seville was made all the more special by a visit to a small, local neighbourhood that most tourists don’t make the time to see.   Despite the frankly uninspired and borderline delapidated bus station I loved Seville from the

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Just One More Thing In Colombo.

Like many travellers Colombo had never really been on my radar as a must see destination, but a short visit here changed my mind and opened my eyes to what an amazing city Colombo really is. Colombo has not had

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