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Israel: Bringing People Together

Israel: Bringing People Together
Breaking Bread Journeys allows you to eat and cook with locals in the Holy Land, getting to the heart of the region and experiencing the Bible like never before.

Pigeon's Rock in from the Corniche Beirut

Pigeon's Rock in from the Corniche Beirut
Pigeons rock in from Corniche Beirut.

Egypt: Who WAS King Tut?

Egypt: Who WAS King Tut?
Egypt: Mary O'Brien travels to Egypt and visits the Great Pyramids at Giza, the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings and the temples at Luxor and Karnak.

Blown Away in Cappadocia

Blown Away in Cappadocia
Turkey: Catherine Stryker describes her trip to Cappadocia, including a balloon voyage over astonishing scenery.

David Rich's Egyptian Photo Gallery

David Rich's Egyptian Photo Gallery
Egypt: David Rich makes a visit to Egyptian museums and historic sites including the Western Oases and includes his usual fantastic photographs.

A Youth Trip to Israel

A Youth Trip to Israel
Israel: Jon Brandt takes a nine-day trip to Israel with an organization called Taglit-Birthright and visits numerous cultural and historic sites including the ancient cities of Jaffa and Caesarea, Mas ...

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Two Sides of a Coin

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Two Sides of a Coin
United Arab Emirates: Inka Piegsa-Quischotte visits Sharjah, a neighbor of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, where she finds a striking contrast between old and new.

Lebanon: The World is Beirut-ing Again!

Lebanon: The World is Beirut-ing Again!
Lebanon: Inka Piegsa-Quischotte visits Lebanon and enjoys the lively nightlife of Beirut, the marvels of the Jeita Grotto and the historic ruins of Byblos and Baalbeck.

Istanbul: City of Superlatives

Istanbul: City of Superlatives
Istanbul Turkey: Jessica Hayden describes the many scenic, historical and recreational attractions of Istanbul.

In Search of the Real Dubai

In Search of the Real Dubai
United Arab Emirates: Lucy Corne and her friend Sean search the tourist hub of the United Arab Emirates searching for the 'real' Dubai.

Inside Egypt: The Mummy, the Pyramids and Me

Inside Egypt: The Mummy, the Pyramids and Me
Egypt: Ed Wetschler overcomes his claustrophobia to climb through narrow passageways to the center of Khafre's pyramid in Egypt.

Intrepid Istanbul: Family Dinners and Fortunetelling

Intrepid Istanbul: Family Dinners and Fortunetelling
Istanbul Turkey: Chance St. John visits Istanbul where, besides seeing the sights, he has dinner with a local family and gets some good news from a fortuneteller.

Jordan: Petra Rocks

Jordan: Petra Rocks
Petra Jordan: David Rich visits Petra in Jordan where natural rock formations and historic temples join to create one of the most amazing historical-geological marvels in the world.

Sir Bani Yas Island: Desert Island Discovery

Sir Bani Yas Island: Desert Island Discovery
Sir Bani Yas Island Andrea Bailey travels to Sir Bani Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates where she sees blackbuck, oryx, gazelles and many other species of wildlife.

Animal Care in Egypt: Working for Working Animals

Animal Care in Egypt: Working for Working Animals
Animal Care in Egypt: Working for Working Animals

Lebanon: Infinite Variety and Delight

Lebanon: Infinite Variety and Delight
Lebanon: Elienne Lawson describes the resorts, archaeological sites, and other attractions of Lebanon.

Mummy Dearest: A Visit to the Real Egypt

Mummy Dearest: A Visit to the Real Egypt
Egypt: David Rich makes a visit to Egyptian museums and historic sites including the Western Oases and includes his usual fantastic photographs.

Muscat, Oman: An Undiscovered Middle Eastern Treasure

Muscat, Oman: An Undiscovered Middle Eastern Treasure
Oman: Linzi Hill describes her visit to Muscat, Oman.

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Oman: Storybook Enchantment

Oman: Storybook Enchantment
Oman: Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey describes the sultanate of Oman with its rich heritage, splendid scenery and many other attractions.

Qatar: Capturing the Magic of Arabia

Qatar: Capturing the Magic of Arabia
Qatar: The author provides a detailed guide to the attractions, hotels, restaurants and markets in Qatar.

Syria Unveiled: A Country of Hidden Treasures

Syria Unveiled: A Country of Hidden Treasures
Syria: Annika Dash visits Aleppo and Damascus in Syria, as well as the Crac des Chevaliers, a famous Crusader castle.
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Ephesus and Gokova: Two Turkish Treasures

Ephesus and Gokova: Two Turkish Treasures
Ephesus & Govoka Turkey: Jessica Hayden visits the ancient Roman ruins at Ephesus and enjoys the beaches in Gokova.

The Desert City of Yazd: Where Iranian Couples Go for Their Honeymoons

The Desert City of Yazd: Where Iranian Couples Go for Their Honeymoons
Yazd Iran: Marziyeh Ebrahimi takes us on a tour of Yazd, a city more than 3,000 years old with ancient aqueducts, ingenious wind-catchers and cypress trees nearly as old as time.

GoNOMAD Editor Travels to Iran: Recorder Article Jan. 2009

GoNOMAD Editor Travels to Iran: Recorder Article Jan. 2009
Gonomad Editor travels to Iran: recorder article Jan, 2009.

A Brief Tour of the Holy Land

A Brief Tour of the Holy Land
A Brief Tour of the Holy Land

By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In

By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In
By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In

Giving Back to Israel: Volunteering With Ethiopian-Israeli Communities

Giving Back to Israel: Volunteering With Ethiopian-Israeli Communities
Nicole Sobel writes about a life-changing experience volunteering in two Ethipian-Israeli communities in Israel with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Hillel.

Istanbul Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Istanbul Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
Istanbul Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Dubai Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Dubai Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Cruising the Red Sea: Nose Jobs, Temples, and Ancient Egyptian Treasures

Cruising the Red Sea: Nose Jobs, Temples, and Ancient Egyptian Treasures
Nick Parkins writes about cruising on the Red Sea

Saved by Beauty: Adventures of an American Romantic in Iran

Saved by Beauty: Adventures of an American Romantic in Iran
An American writer visits Iran and discovers a place full of beauty, friendly people and a misunderstood country

Palestine--A Guide to Gaza and West Bank

Palestine--A Guide to Gaza and West Bank
Palestine, also known as the Occupied Territories: A guide to the sites in this holy land.

Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island in the United Arad Emirates

Oryx on Sir Bani Yas Island in the United Arad Emirates
Oryx on Sir Bani Yas island in the United Arab Emirates.

Egypt: Hiking in the Sinai

Egypt: Hiking in the Sinai
Hiking at St Catherine's Protectorate in the Sinai in Egypt. Joining a Bedouin on a desert hike and barbecue.

Magic Masuleh Iran

Magic Masuleh Iran
Masuleh, Iran visiting a small Iranian mountain town.

Gay Travels in the Muslim World: With Michael Luongo page 2

Gay Travels in the Muslim World: With Michael Luongo page 2
Kylie Jelley interviews Michael Luongo, author of Gay Travels in the Muslim World.

Iran: A Day of Freedom in the Desert

Iran: A Day of Freedom in the Desert
Iran: A day of freedom in the desert | Max Hartshorne takes a tour of Dasht-E-Kavir, the desert lands near the holy city of Qom in Iran.

Visiting Iran: Ancient Cities and Natural Wonders

Visiting Iran: Ancient Cities and Natural Wonders
GoNOMAD Editor Max Hartshorne is part of an historic tourism delegation to Iran where he meets with public and private tourism officials and receives a warm welcome from the people.

Cairo to Capetown: Biking Through the Heart of Africa

Cairo to Capetown: Biking Through the Heart of Africa
Tour D'Afrique a grueling bike race from Egypt to the tip of South Africa through Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt.

Evanson Ma'In Hot Springs & Six Senses Spa resort in Jordan

Evanson Ma'In Hot Springs & Six Senses Spa resort in Jordan
Evanson Ma in Hot Spring and six senses resort in Jordan

 
 


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