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About Tunis

Tunis is the small but interesting capital city of Tunisia in North Africa. Attractions on Tunis backpacking tours include markets, museums and theaters.

Airports

Tunis airports include:
•Tunis - Carthage International Airport

Safety Tips


•Tunis is generally safe to visit
•Women can sometimes be bothered, dress modestly and be polite but firm
•Be careful when walking around the markets, and keep valuables out of sight and secure in a moneybag under your shirt
•Avoid large crowds and demonstrations which could turn violent
•Do not keep large amounts of cash with you or show money in public

Travel Books

Tunis recommended travel books include the following:
•Daughters of Tunis: Women, Family, and Networks In A Muslim City by Paula Holmes-Eber
•Carthage and Tunis: The old and new gates of the Orient by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen
•Footprint Tunisia Handbook by Justin McGuinness
•The Rough Guide to Tunisia by Daniel Jacobs
•Lonely Planet Tunisia by Abigail Hole, Daniel Robinson Michael Grosberg

 

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