How to Visit El Jem, Tunisia’s Stunning Ancient Roman Amphitheater

El Jem

Are you planning a visit to El Jem, the beautiful ancient Roman amphitheater in Tunisia? Here’s everything you need to plan you visit, plus important El Jem tips! Good to Know: This guide to visiting El Jem comes from Julie from Julie Around the Globe on the UNESCO World Heritage Site the “Amphitheatre of El Jem” in Tunisia. It … Read more

The 50 Most Beautiful Beaches in the Mediterranean for a Spectacular Mediterranean Vacation

Best beaches of Cyprus - Petra tou Romiou, famous as a birthplace of Aphrodite

I just adore a great Mediterranean vacation. Whether it’s basking on the shores of Cyprus, Tunisia, Malta, or Greece, I never say no when someone suggests we head to one of the best beaches in the Mediterranean! So if you’re dreaming about a beach getaway, here are fifty(!) fabulous Mediterranean beaches for you to choose from.  … Read more

The 50 Most Beautiful Mosques in the World & the Pictures to Prove It

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Morning sun on Nerteva River and Old City of Mostar, with Ottoman Mosque

Anyone who’s had the privilege of traveling in a Muslim-majority country like Azerbaijan, Turkey, or Tunisia can tell you about how stunning Islamic architecture around the world can be. Whether you’re exploring the famed Blue Mosque in Istanbul or the much less visited Blue Mosque in Yerevan, stepping into a mosque for a non-Muslim is both … Read more

13 Instagrammable Places in Tunisia: Photo Spots You Can’t Miss

The Great Mosque in Kairouan, the fourth holiest city in Islam

I spent two weeks backpacking around Tunisia, and I absolutely fell in love. From the stunning Mediterranean views to the historic sites in Carthage to the ancient Roman amphitheater, this is a country that photographers (both amateur and professional) will love.   The best part? It’s far under-touristed, so you can see many of these … Read more