Baghdad Through The Eyes Of A Photographer

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

It’s fair to say that not many journalists know more about what life is like in Iraq more than Paulien Bakker, who has traveled to the country 15 times during the last few years to cover the country’s recent tumultuous past, as well as to document the everyday lives of the Iraqis living there. Her […]

Come See What It’s Like To Travel In Iraq

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

What’s going on in Egypt this week may just be the clearest sign yet that things are changing in Iraq. As what is described as a “geopolitical shift,” the NY Times reported how foreign countries were busy flying out nationals this week, and then noted how “even Iraq decided it would evacuate its citizens, sending […]

Please Fasten Your Seatbelts, We Will Be Landing In Baghdad Shortly

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

You know the type you run into at the hostel. They’ve been everywhere, and they can’t wait to remind you of that fact. So the next time that happens, ask them whether they’ve been to Iraq. When they say no, remind them so Iraq is sooo accessible these days, that anybody in London can just […]

Please Fasten Your Seatbelts. Next Stop: Baghdad International Airport

Thursday, August 6, 2009

It was announced this week that this September, commercial flights from Bahrain to Iraq will begin courtesy of Gulf Air, as well as flights from London to Baghdad via Iraqi Airways, eliminating the necessity of traveling by pesky military armored caravan or private diplomatic aircraft. In all seriousness, I think this is great for the […]

Next Tourist Hot Spot: Iraq?

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Okay, that title may be a little tongue-in-cheek, but think about it a little bit. If you told somebody that you were planning on traveling through either Vietnam, Laos, the Baltics, Northern Ireland, Brooklyn, Nicaragua or Colombia during many points during the last few decades, you probably would’ve been looked at like you had two […]

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