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Hi, I’m Omar Oualili. I’m a travel addict going around the world and exploring it, one city at a time. I have been to over 100 cities in 50 countries. Welcome to my travel blog! This is where I share my city-break experiences with you through stories, photos and videos.
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China is known for its influential culture, its grand heritage and its vast land. Among these features, there is a unique wall that stretches on over 6000 km from one side of China to the other. I visited the Mutianyu section of the wall which is 1h30 minutes away by...read more
Welcome to the first series of blog posts dedicated to the best hotels I visit during my city adventures. I name this series “Urban Hotels” and I’m happy to start from one of the biggest urban centres in the world, Beijing, the capital of China. Among many hotels, The...read more
Visiting North Korea is definitely my highlight this year in travel so far. I booked my trip 6 months before the tour and I had so many days waiting impatiently until the day I arrive to Pyongyang. How did I end up there? There was a lot of preparation behind it...read more
Bethlehem is known around the world, and for centuries, as an important Christian centre. It hosts the Church of the Nativity which is believed to be the birthplace of Jesus, thus, making Bethlehem a sacred city for Christians. I travelled to Bethlehem from Jerusalem...read more
Eleven cities in the biggest country in the world will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia is known for its rich culture, artistic charm and astonishing diversity. Therefore, every host city is distinct from the other with a typical touch and will certainly offer an...read more
Having travelled to many cities in the Middle East, Tel Aviv was left on my bucket list. I wanted to visit for so many reasons but the timing was finally right. It's a fun city, full of young people and full of great things to do, for the most time, free. In reality,...read more
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Getting a visa is a headache... as a traveller, I have no choice but submit to that long and annoying bureaucracy! As a Moroccan passport holder, I need a Schengen visa even though I live in the UK (because the UK is not a Schengen state!). I had few experiences with...read more
One year ago, I started a full-time job in an adtech company in London. When I enquired about my holidays allowance, I was told it was only 23 days. My first thought was... How can I keep travelling at the same rate (as when I was a student) with such a small holidays...read more
Saudi Arabia is well-known as a place for Islamic Pilgrimage. In fact, most tourists visiting the kingdom are actually pilgrims. When I went on my pilgrimage trip, I was hesitant on what I needed to pack for Saudi Arabia. Other than the extreme climate, I had to keep...read more