Tag: Middle East

Expat Living: Is It for You?

  Six Lessons I’ve Learned as an Expat in Israel By Roberta Rottigni The word expat is an abbreviation for…

3 weeks ago

Abu Dhabi: Opulent City in an Affluent Nation

By Elizabeth von Pier I sit down in the lobby of the breathtakingly opulent Emirates Palace Hotel and am served…

1 month ago

In the Land of Invisible Women: Saudi Arabia

  A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom By Qanta A. Ahmed, MD Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim…

2 months ago

Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Finding Common Ground

What Does An American Jew Have to Fear in the Middle East? Chronically questioning, funny, and bold, a young American…

2 months ago

Iraq: Dining in Erbil, Kurdistan

Iskan Street: A Look at Food and Culture in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq By Chris Bentley I am sitting on a…

8 months ago

Another Look at Jerusalem

There’s more than one Jerusalem By Claudia Tavani “You pray in Jerusalem, but you party in Tel Aviv.” Those were…

10 months ago

Acre Israel: Thousands of Years of History

Spending a weekend in Acre, the city that survived Napoleon, the Crusaders and the Ottoman Empire By Maria Kurganova Acre (or "Akko"…

1 year ago

Tel Aviv: The New York of Israel and a High Tech Center

Old, New, East, West: Traveling in Tel Aviv-Jaffa By Shachar Shamir The multicultural and cosmopolitan nature of Tel Aviv, Israel, never ceases…

1 year ago

Louvre Abu Dhabi: A Museum of the World for the World

Abu Dhabi's new Louvre museum opens in 2017 By Carson McGrath Everybody knows the beauty of the Louvre in Paris,…

1 year ago

The Hardest Country in the World to Visit: Saudi Arabia

By Richard Bangs The covering has the disconcerting effect of obnubilating as well as illuminating the woman behind it. Shrouded…

1 year ago

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

By Nick Parkins The Red Sea has always conjured up magical visions for the aspiring tourist. In years past most…

2 years ago

West Bank: Sami the Tea Guy

    The West Bank: Tea in Bethlehem Avoiding the 'Tea Guy' in the West Bank. But then... By Paul…

2 years ago