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Explore resources and guides to traveling in the Middle East!

From volunteering in Jordan, to studying abroad in Turkey, the articles, stories, and guides you’ll find here are sure to help you plan your dream trip to the Middle East. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

Not sure where to start? Check out the top post on traveling in the Middle East this month: Study Abroad in Turkey: What You Should Expect

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August 4th, 2020|

You don’t need a traditional work visa or business visa to live and work abroad. Read this guide to digital nomad visas, freelancer visas, and more!

June 26th, 2020|

In this travel guide, we’ll go over the 10 most vegan friendly countries. See which destination catches your eye, and go off on a vegan adventure!

February 3rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll look at Anthony Bourdain’s 10 best episodes of Parts Unknown. Take time to watch them, and you’ll be hungry for more than just food.

May 15th, 2019|

Ready for adventure on your next vacay? Let's take a look at the world's best places to get scuba certification, and experience the magical waters in style!

May 4th, 2018|

Ready to see the world and make a difference? Read our guide to volunteering abroad so you have the tools to choose the right program and travel SMART.

April 30th, 2014|

Musician Elisa Korenne discusses the many ways travel has inspired her songwriting, and the myriad reasons all artists should make time to travel the world.

December 31st, 2013|

From Hawaiian lava flows, to Spanish street festivals, to Greek sunsets and beyond, here are five natural and cultural wonders to see around the world!

December 19th, 2013|

"Getting away from it all" doesn't always have to mean visiting remote landscapes or laid-back beaches. Here are 20 gorgeous cityscapes around the world!

November 6th, 2013|

Will Thomas of Grand Old Grizzly talks about finding songwriting inspiration during travel in Istanbul, Tunisia, Malta, and the Baltic Region. Read on!

August 21st, 2013|

Connie visited Istanbul with her mother one summer. She learned about a beautiful city, beautiful people--and herself. Read on for more.

March 7th, 2013|

Okay, it’s a ludicrous idea. And yet the notion that a voluntourism trip could create global harmony is sooo ludicrous that it might have merit.

November 2nd, 2012|

Studying abroad in Turkey: what an incredible experience! Today, we interview Lyle Rauh, who had the chance to explore this beautiful country in college.

October 4th, 2012|

The world has never been more accessible to those who want to get out there and see it. These 46 adventurers reveal their favorite travel spots and advice!