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  • Full Name: Michael ( 37 / Male )
  • Lives In: St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship: United Kingdom
  • Website: My Flickr Account
  • Occupation: Arabic Teacher
  • About maykal:

    Just having a look on here since is about to close...this seems like it could be an alternative, so I'll come back to fill this out later...

  • Favourite places:

    Algeria, Abkhazia, Georgia, Yemen, Sudan, Iraq, Turkey, Faroe Islands, Scotland


Trip Stats

Trips as a child to countries not yet counted, not in any order! (5293 kms)

Visiting: Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Malta, Jersey and Guernsey.

Summer 2017 (5280 kms)

Visiting: United Kingdom, Ireland, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine and Georgia.

Romania & Bulgaria 2017 (5382 kms)

Visiting: United Kingdom, Romania and Bulgaria.

Travel Help


I may not have seen all of Scotland, but I do call it my home. Ask me about St Andrews, Dundee and Fife in particular.

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Can answer questions about visas, travelling around the north, and the cities of Algiers, Oran and Tlemcen.

» Ask maykal a question about Algeria.


Lived in Khartoum and Kassala 2002-2004.

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Three trips to Georgia, staying a month each time, and plans to return to study Georgian language. In 2016 I also spent a week in Abkhazia, so can help with questions about that.

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Two trips of 2 weeks to Iraqi Kurdistan in 2010 and 2014, so my info may be a bit dated but it's not a well known region.

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One of my favourite countries for travelling, I spent 6 months studying Turkish in Istanbul, and have visited several times since then, touring the Black Sea coast, Central and SE Anatolia, as well as places around Istanbul.

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