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Damascus City Guide (Syria)

Damascus City Guide (Syria)

Damascus in a word: Volatile. Chance of Hooking up: 2 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3.75 / 5 Nightlife: 1.5 / 5 Smoking tolerance level: 2 / 5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Beer: $4 average per 330ml bottle. Bed: $20 for a private room. Bud: $5 per gram. Board: $1 or less for a yummy falafel sub. Budget other: Old town is […]

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Beirut City Guide (Lebanon)

Beirut City Guide (Lebanon)

Beirut in a word: Fine. Chance of Hooking up: 3 / 5 Quality of Girls: 3.5 / 5 Nightlife: 3.75 / 5 Smoking tolerance level: 2.5 / 5 City guide ratings explained Costs €$£ Beer: $5 average per 330ml bottle. Bed: $40 for cheapest private room. $12 per dorm. Bud: $5 per gram. Board: $3.50 for a killer street hot dog. […]

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Debriefing: The Siege of the Levant

I’ve gotten a lot of interest about my latest Siege, considering I’ve been pretty much off the radar the last fortnight.  So I’ll debrief you guys…  Where were you? The Levant: an area that, historically, roughly corresponds to greater Syria. In the modern day, it encompasses: Lebanon Syria Jordan Palestine Israel Who were the crew? At […]

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Greetings from Syria!

Hey amigos, Sorry I haven’t posted in the last week. The internet over here is brutal. Sorry what has the Nomad been up to??? Well you know I love dodgy places so I’m in Damascus, Syria with two other crewmembers. This place is AWESOME!!! Ok the nightlife is kinda shit, and they’re are dozens of […]

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My Iranian Flag

My Iranian Flag

The other week in Cyprus I was pretty smitten when I captured my Iran flag on Friday night. I’ve had people wondering how it went down. The key points are in bold. Pre-meet The night before I’d just gotten my Cypriot flag, so my mindset was rock solid. I was on form. I’d messaged a girl […]

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Snapshot: Istanbul, Turkey

Snapshot: Istanbul, Turkey

Snapshots are mini town/city guides for smaller places or cities I have only experienced briefly. Here’s a little snapshot of Istanbul. What are one’s first impressions of Istanbul? Most visitors stay in the historical Sultanahmet area. From here, Istanbul looks absolutely beautiful. Truly, it is one of the world’s great cities. It’s highly developed, more so than most […]

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The Tale of Yoshiaki

The Tale of Yoshiaki

It’s 3AM on a freezing February morn in Bucharest, Romania. I stumble into my hostel,  plonk my ass down in the kitchen and begin checking my emails. I’m notice the smell of cigarette smoke. I look up and see a rather gaunt looking Asian guy at the window sill, quietly observing the streets below. He’s the first […]

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