Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East

8 Tips for Women Traveling to the Middle East
By Ashleen Williams  Special to Lost Girls  Traveling through the Middle East is an awesome yet intimidating endeavor. Before you leave you’ll probably hear a range of opinions on the matter, especially if you’re a young woman willing to backpack the Levant, North Africa or the conservative Gulf...
May 25th, 2012 | Featured, Middle East, Travel Philosophy | Read More

Navigating the Arab Spring

Navigating the Arab Spring
By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  Everything changed in the Middle East in December 2010, when Muhammad Al Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit seller, lit himself on fire and ignited what is popularly called the “Arab Spring.” Though a little over a year has past, there is still unrest and revolution...
May 18th, 2012 | City Travel, Featured, Solo Travel | Read More

10 Tips for Women Traveling to Iran

By Ashleen Williams Special to Lost Girls  I recently traveled to the Islamic Republic of Iran, alone, with the purpose of clearing my mind and finding my way again. I also wanted to buy some amazing handicrafts, indulge in the fantasy of being able to afford a Persian rug, and enjoy endless cups of...
April 26th, 2012 | Middle East, Passports & Visas | Read More

Lost Girl of the Week: Stephanie Dahle

Lost Girl of the Week: Stephanie Dahle
Stephanie Dahle is a Fulbright Fellow studying Arabic in Egypt and women’s healthcare and education in Oman. Perviously, she was a journalist at Forbes. She blogs about her travels at www.stephaniedahle.com. Stephanie grew up in Minnesota and spent many weekends traveling with her family around the...
September 8th, 2010 | Lost Girl of the Week | Read More