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David

About David

Founder and writer at World-Adventurer.com, David is on a mission to travel to every country in the world and has less than 10 countries left! He loves new adventures, unique cultures, historic landmarks, and luxurious hotels. Follow along as David shares a journey of a lifetime!

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How to get a visa for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is notoriously difficult to get a visa for. Here’s my experience and some information and tips on how to secure a visa to visit the reclusive country. Firstly you may think, I’ll apply for a tourist visa. Good luck. They don’t exist (at least anymore). I remember approaching an embassy in Cameroon and … Continue reading How to get a visa for Saudi Arabia

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Experience: Juba Grand Hotel, South Sudan

When headed to the youngest country in the world, I was a bit concerned on where to stay. South Sudan unfortunately has had a period of instability which brings up safety issues. Through my search for a suitable place to stay, I found Juba Grand Hotel. With a central location and good reviews, I looked … Continue reading Experience: Juba Grand Hotel, South Sudan

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A Week In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has long been in my sights as a unique and difficult country to visit, especially as a non-muslim. Having only heard stories of the mysterious country I had no idea what to expect. The first challenge was gaining access aka getting a visa. As Saudi Arabia does not have tourist visas, the only … Continue reading A Week In Saudi Arabia

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Experience: Corinthia Hotel Khartoum

With my limited knowledge on Sudan, I wasn’t sure what to expect in terms of accommodation in the capital city of Khartoum. I found there was a Corinthia Hotel which surprised me. The luxurious Corinthia brand is based out of Malta and I did a feature for them during my visit then. Could the Corinthia … Continue reading Experience: Corinthia Hotel Khartoum

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Experience: Novo Turismo Resort and Spa, Timor Leste

Dili in Timor L’este isn’t known as a major tourist destination so I was curious to see what kind of hotel offerings the city had. I found Novo Turismo centrally located and had great reviews, so I contacted them and arranged my stay. Coming from Darwin, I had a quick flight to the capital city … Continue reading Experience: Novo Turismo Resort and Spa, Timor Leste

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Experience: Hyatt City of Dreams Manila

Hyatt properties are a safe bet when searching for luxury, convenience, and professionalism. That’s why I chose to stay at their fairly new property in Manila in the “City of Dreams” development. Opened at the end of 2014, this casino resort is made up of three hotels, clubs, restaurants, and a shopping mall. Outside of … Continue reading Experience: Hyatt City of Dreams Manila

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Experience: Hotel Honiara, Solomon Islands

There are hotel experiences and then there are experiences that define your trip due to a hotel. This is the latter. With a sudden hiccup in my visa application process for Nauru, I was forced to change my itinerary. This led to my revisit of the Solomon Islands. For the week that I was suppose … Continue reading Experience: Hotel Honiara, Solomon Islands

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Experience: Divan Erbil, Iraq

Visiting Iraq for the first time was a daunting concept. I heard the safer area was Kurdistan, so I headed to its capital Erbil. After some further research I found not only did the city have plenty of hotels, but also ultra luxurious ones. Divan, a luxury Turkish chain, was quick to reply and organized … Continue reading Experience: Divan Erbil, Iraq