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Top 10 tourist attractions in Yemen

  Yemen is home to the several number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It has natural beauty and rich history, like old city of Sana’a, Marib, Socotra and Hadramout are world famous and have been attracting visitors for so many years. Besides its historical and natural treasures Yemen also features beautiful coasts and mountains. No […]

Best beaches of Yemen

  Yemen and its islands have outstanding beaches along the Red and the Arabian seas and as such, we’ve found it very difficult choosing our favourites. We are certain that some of Yemen’s beaches are still unexplored by humans, however, it’s summer in the jewel of Arabia and you are about to discover the best […]

Fishing in Socotra

Paragliding, windsurfing, sand-boarding and rock climbing are just a few of the activities you can take part in while in Socotra. To add to this list of adventure, fishing in Socotra has become a very popular pass time and visitors to the Island know that they are in for a real treat as this ‘Galapagos of the Indian Ocean’ […]

10 Things To Do In Sana’a

Most of you are wondering what to do during your visit or stay in Sana’a and here we’re going to give you some helpful tips on some interesting things to take part in in the old city of Sana’a Walk around the old city of Sana’a in the early morning Walking around the old city of […]

How to Get a Tourist Visa to Yemen

In January 2010, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Yemen announced that they will no longer be issuing visas on arrival to the country. A report released by the Ministry stated that in an effort to fight terrorism and strengthen security measures to prevent the infiltration of terrorist elements into the country, the granting of […]

Camping in Socotra

As you may know Socotra island is all about nature and there is nothing more bracing than basking in the splendour of nature. Although there are hotels in Socotra, it is recommended that you let your adventurous side run free and instead sleep under the stars in one of Socotra’s long list of remote, yet […]

Socotra Island Map

We have been working lately on adding, tourist attractions, landmarks, beaches, national parks and camping sites to Socotra Island Map on Google maps, We highly recommend using Google Maps as it’s provide satellite map that helps you understand the distances. For example how far the airport from the main town or if you wanna discover interesting spot and plan to […]

Best Beaches of Socotra

Most of the tourists who came to Socotra said that Socotra has the most beautiful beaches ever, with the white stands and the unqie color of  the ocean. Let’s see what are the best beaches of Socotra, Qalansiya The most beautiful beach in Socotra with its wide open space of white stand. Aomak Consider as the longest coast line in Socotra […]

Is it safe to go to socotra?

Many people were wondering about the safety in Socotra because it’s location near Somalia, and the current situation in Yemen mainland, here we recommend you to watch this video if you have concerns about that. This video you are going to see is report about Socotra island and its safety. Enjoy watching and let us know what you think?  

I lived in Yemen for 13 years – Frédéric Pelat

A unique interview with Frédéric Pelat about his trip to Yemen and Socotra Island, What’s your name, where are you from and what do you do? My name’s Frédéric Pelat, I’m French, was born in Montpellier (South East of France) but lived in Yemen from 1998 to 2011. I’m now living in London, re-starting studies in […]