Secret Compass takes intrepid travelers to places few others will ever get to see, this time, the trip is to Kurdistan, and hiking second highest mountain in Iraq and the highest peak within the Zagros mountains
Petra is a stunning ancient site that everyone should see once in their lifetimes. It’s located in the desert of Jordan, and guarded over by Bedouins, who take tourists up to see the spectacular carved buildings of Petra.
Expat living can be different than people think, and the author is an Italian who has lived in Israel for the past two years, tips on how to enjoy your expat experience and ways to get over homesickness etc.
Abu Dhabi is an opulent, breathtaking city in the United Arab Emirates. It even has gold-sprinkled cappuccinos! Taking a tour of the city and attractions.
Saudi Arabia: In the Land of Invisible Women by Qanta A. Ahmed, MD.A female doctor’s story. Navigating life in the sex-segregated country of Saudi Arabia.
An American Jew explores the Middle East, post 9/11, to try and understand why people think the way they do. The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah tells his story.
Two of the world’s most impressive mosques are in Dubai, the Jumeirah Mosque, and in Abu Dhabi, the huge Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, touring both mosques.
In Ugarit, Syria, historian/travel writer Habeeb Saloum explores the ancient city where a tablet was discovered that revealed the world’s first alphabet.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Republic, is one of most beautiful cities in the Middle East. This photo gallery shows some of the buildings and people there.
A trip to Erbil, in Northern Iraq’s Kurdish territory, is a safe trip. And to enjoy the best street food there you must go to Iskan Street.
Jerusalem is known as the city for praying, unlike hipper and more sophisticated Tel Aviv. But the author finds great fun and food in the markets here.
Indoor Ski Centers offer skiers year-round access to indoor slopes for skiing during any season. In Europe, the UK, Middle East, and soon the USA.
Acre, Israel, part of the country with 1000s of years of history and a conservative population, that’s quite a contrast to modern Tel Aviv. Visiting Acre.
Tel Aviv is the New York City of Israel…and is a burgeoning high tech capital, with many start-ups and brilliant minds living in this seaside city.
Saudi Arabia is a destination that few travelers will ever see, as tourist visas are not common. Madain Salih,The Lost City of Qaryat Al Fau are remarkable.
Nick Parkins writes about cruising on the Red Sea and visits Petra in Jordan, the Pyramids and the Sphinx in Egypt and other attractions on a cruise.
A journey to Muscat, Oman reveals a booming country rich in culture and history. From the souks to camping in the desert, the country is explored.
Wadi Rum, the second most famous site after Petra, in Jordan. Visitors can get a taste of what life as a Bedouin is like there, exploring the desert.