Tunisia | Paul Shoul visits Tunisia and enjoys the exotic souks, the superb cuisine, the Roman ruins and the Festival of the Sahara in Douz
Egypt: Ed Wetschler overcomes his claustrophobia to climb through narrow passageways to the center of Khafre’s pyramids in Egypt.
The shared taxi driver strapped on his fingerless driving gloves and gripped the small chain steering wheel as he jumped in, not what you want to see when you’re about to travel a notoriously dangerous highway.
A GoNOMAD Editor’s historic tourism delegation visit to Iran where he meets with public and private tourism officials and receives a warm welcome.
Max Hartshorne takes a tour of Dasht-E-Kavir, the desert lands near the holy city of Qom in Iran.
Sabina Lohr takes a tour of the Golan Heights and visits Israel’s borders with Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.
Oman with baby: Andrea Bailey writes about a trip to Salalah, Oman, with her six-month-old baby where she visits Mirbat and Mughsayl Bay Beach, and the Fort
Rick Steves shares his tolerant and understanding view of Iran, a misunderstood culture to American travelers.
Jon Brandt visits Israel with Taglit-Birthright, visiting Jaffa, Caesarea, Masada, and, of course, Jerusalem, a holy site for Jews, Christians and Moslems.
Pastries, Coffee, and Dinner in Turkey By Erin Phelan We sip coffee and take in the Cappadocian morning. Soft hues light up the sky, the dew on the grass smells sweet, and there is an undeniable excitement afoot, likely because we’re about to have an aerial look at this bizarre,…
Petra in Jordan where natural rock formations and historic temples join to create one of the most amazing historical-geological marvels in the world.
The Beauty that Was Syria Before the Terrible Civil War By Annika Dash [Editor’s Note: This story was published 10 years before the current civil war in Syria, that has reduced once-beautiful Aleppo to ruins.] A walk through the souqs (bazaars) in Aleppo will make you feel as if you…