I first visited Valencia in 2007 during the America’s Cup boat races. Given that I was a young backpacker who was traveling with friends at the time, that trip was more focused on the party scene Valencia offers than its amazing architecture, culture, and food. Therefore, during my second visit to Valencia in 2013, …

On my way back to work from Bahrain, I decided to take a 2 night stopover to see and experience as much of Doha as I could. Doha is not really a backpacker destination, but still offers some interesting sights and is perfectly suited for stopovers. When I arrived in Doha for my planned visit, …