Tag: Middle East

Louvre Abu Dhabi: A New Museum for the Arab World

Abu Dhabi's new Louvre Museum melds together a world of cultures By Jackie Cohen Everybody…

Abu Dhabi's new Louvre Museum melds together a world of cultures By Jackie Cohen Everybody knows the beauty of the…

Al Ain, A Desert Oasis in the Emirates

Al Ain, an Oasis in the Desert, with a long History, Water canals, and Greenery By…

Al Ain, an Oasis in the Desert, with a long History, Water canals, and Greenery By Elizabeth von Pier Known as…

Expat Living: Is It for You?

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

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

Abu Dhabi: Opulent City in an Affluent Nation

By Elizabeth von Pier I sit down in the lobby of the breathtakingly opulent Emirates…

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

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

Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Finding Common Ground

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

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

Iraq: Dining in Erbil, Kurdistan

Iskan Street: A Look at Food and Culture in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq By Chris Bentley…

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

Another Look at Jerusalem

There’s more than one Jerusalem By Claudia Tavani “You pray in Jerusalem, but you party…

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

Acre Israel: Thousands of Years of History

Spending a weekend in Acre, the city that survived Napoleon, the Crusaders and the Ottoman…

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

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…

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

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…

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

Cruising the Red Sea

Nose Jobs, Temples, and Egyptian Treasures By Nick Parkins The Red Sea has always conjured…

Nose Jobs, Temples, and Egyptian Treasures By Nick Parkins The Red Sea has always conjured up magical visions for the…