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4 Sacred Christian Historical Sites in Iraq

Daniel Herszberg

March 16, 2024

Since the beginning of the 2003 Iraq War, Iraq’s Christian minority has declined from almost 1.5 million people to an estimated 250,000 adherents. Much like …

Beautiful Kurdistan: Everything You Need to Know Before Your 2024 Tour

Daniel Herszberg

March 12, 2024

Where to begin with beautiful Kurdistan? In my opinion, Iraqi Kurdistan offers the best of the Middle East. With thousands of years of history, vibrant …

The Ultimate Guide for Your Tour to Basra, Iraq

Daniel Herszberg

March 10, 2024

The home of the legendary Sinbad the Sailor, I find the vibrant streets of Basra to be something straight out of an Arabian nights story. …

Beyond Kahi Geymar: 3 Must-Eat Traditional Iraqi Breakfast Dishes

Daniel Herszberg

March 9, 2024

For travelers to Iraq, breakfast tends to be a very quick affair. If you are exploring the cradles of civilization in the great cities of …

Food Insights

Iraqi Traditional Foods: 7 Dishes You Must Try

Daniel Herszberg

March 8, 2024

The cradle of civilisation has been home to countless cultures and empires. From the Sumerians to the Kurds to the Jews of Baghdad, each have …

3 Unique Middle Eastern Drinks You Can Only Find in Iraq

Daniel Herszberg

February 25, 2024

Over millennia, countless empires, culture and ethnic groups have called Iraq home. It’s no surprise that in Iraq you can find dishes and drinks that …

Plan Your Trip: Before You Go

Your Iraq Tour Guide: Everything You Need to Know for 2024

Daniel Herszberg

February 8, 2024

At this rate, I visit Iraq at least once a year. When I tell people that I am going for vacation to Iraq, I am …