The Beautiful Kurdish Culture: 12 Hidden Customs & Traditions
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by Moving Jack
6d ago
I lived in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, for two years, and I got to know many locals, their habits, and their customs and traditions. In this article, we’ll look at 12 fascinating and positive Kurdish customs and traditions about the Kurdish people that you probably didn’t know! Most of them really surprised me (especially number 10!). Table of Contents Quick introduction to the Kurds The Kurdish people are an ethnic group native to the Middle East, living primarily in the regions of Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Turkey. The Iraqi Kurds make up a large portion of the Kurdish popul ..read more
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14 Things To Love About Dubai
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by Moving Jack
1w ago
Dubai is a peculiar place. Is it the most authentic and culturally rich city? Probably not. But! There are definitely some things to really like about this place. This article will explore 14 reasons to fall in love with this fascinating city in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Table of Contents The Wow Factor Wow! was my first thought when we arrived in Dubai. Dubai has mind-blowing architecture, a mix of insane skyscrapers and traditional Arabian architecture, and famous attractions like the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Marina. Surrounded by these immense buildings, you feel like you’re on ..read more
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Rawanduz Revealed: Iraq’s Best-Kept Secret (Travel Guide)
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by Moving Jack
1w ago
Rawanduz, a town in Iraqi Kurdistan, is a true gem and Iraq’s best-kept secret. Honestly, I couldn’t believe my eyes when we arrived in mid-March. Is this Iraq? It looked a lot more like Switzerland or Austria, but definitely not Iraq! Rawanduz is a picturesque mountain resort located near the borders of Iran and Turkey. Next to the town, you can’t miss Rawanduz Gorge, which is often compared to the Grand Canyon in the United States. It’s a surreal image. In this article, we’ll explore Rawanduz, how to get to the best spot to visit Rawanduz, things to do, and ho ..read more
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Newroz: The Most Epic Kurdish Event in Iraq (Travel Guide)
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by Moving Jack
2w ago
Welcome to the most important event of Iraqi Kurdistan, Newroz! Newroz is a special celebration for the Kurdish people. It happens in springtime and marks the start of the Kurdish New Year. It’s a time when Kurds come together to celebrate their culture and history. Newroz has been celebrated for a long time and has a lot of meaning for Kurdish people. I have lived in Erbil for two years, so of course I had to attend this special event. In this blog post, I will share all the ins and outs of traveling to Akre during Newroz, the most prominent Kurdish celebration. Table of Contents What ..read more
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Erbil Citadel and Grand Qaysari Bazaar · Complete Guide 2023
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by Moving Jack
8M ago
Choni bashi! (“Hello, how are you” in Kurdish) I was thrilled to visit the Erbil Citadel during my time in Northern Iraq. This ancient fortress, located in the heart of Erbil, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world! It’s a must-see destination for anyone interested in history, architecture, or simply experiencing the unique culture of Kurdistan and the Middle East. The Erbil Citadel is an impressive area with its towering walls and architecture. Locals told me that the citadel has been inhabited for over 6,000 years and has been home ..read more
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22 Pros and Cons of Iraq: Unveiling the Realities
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by Moving Jack
8M ago
Considering going to Iraq? It’s important to weigh the pros and cons before making a decision. Iraq is a country with a rich history and culture, a relatively low cost of living, and a warm climate. Two years long I’m living in Erbil which is the biggest city in Northern Iraq  and also the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. living in Iraq offers many advantages and also some challenges. In this article, we will explore 22 pros and cons of Iraq regarding living and traveling in this fascinating country. Table of Contents What are the Pros of Iraq? There are many pros of traveling and livin ..read more
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How to Prepare for a Long-Haul flight: The Best Expert Travel Tips
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by Moving Jack
9M ago
Long-haul flights. Who enjoys them? They can be daunting, especially if you’re not properly prepared. However! with these expert tips, you can make your long-haul flight more comfortable and enjoyable. After a countless amount of international flights and intercontinental ones I’ve compiled these tips for long haul flights.  Free Long-Haul Flight Checklist Send it to me! Table of Contents Long-Haul Flight tips: Checking in An important part of the journey is checking in on time, online. Usually 24 hours before departure it is possible to check-in online and choose your seat. S ..read more
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Beirut Restaurants & Coffee Shops: Best 11 · Lebanon (2023)
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by Moving Jack
9M ago
Welcome to the capital of Lebanon, beautiful Beirut!  If you’re looking for a great dining or coffee experience, look no further than these 11 best Beirut restaurants, lunch spots, and coffee shops.  Of course, Beirut in Lebanon is a huge city so these places aren’t even close to all that Beirut has to offer but, during my trip I enjoyed these places the most. Table of Contents What makes Beirut restaurants so special? Beirut is a city that embraces art in all forms and shapes, coffee, and the beauty of life. The coffee shops in Beirut and restaurants are unparalleled, and th ..read more
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Jounieh and Our Lady of Lebanon · Best Travel Guide · Beirut (2023)
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by Moving Jack
9M ago
Welcome to Jounieh! A beautiful coastal city located in Lebanon, just 25 minutes driving north of Beirut. Close to Jounieh you will find Our Lady of Lebanon shrine, also known as the virgin Mary statue of Lebanon, which has simply the most stunning views I’ve ever witnessed. So, come and explore the beauty and charm of Jounieh, Lebanon’s hidden gem on the coast. Read on to learn all that this unique place has to offer! Table of Contents What is there to see and do in Jounieh? This rather unknown town just above Beirut is a must-see when you’re in Lebanon. Main Street Jounieh In the ..read more
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A Huge Change: My Experience of Moving to Another Country
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by Moving Jack
10M ago
Moving to another country is a thrilling and life-changing experience. It opens up a whole new world of opportunities, challenges, and personal growth. As someone who has taken the leap and embarked on this journey of relocating abroad, I can confidently say that it has been one of the most epic experiences of my life (and it still is today!). In this article, I will share my experience of moving to different places and countries, the ups and downs, an unexpected con, the lessons learned, and how it has shaped me into the person I am today. This will help you to know what to expect and perha ..read more
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