Morocco: Inka Piegsa-Quischotte visits the Riad Altair in Marrakesh, Morocco, and takes an excursion through the Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazte.
Associate Editor Stephen Hartshorne writes about GoNOMAD’s Top Ten Family Vacation Destinations, listing stories about places from Peru to Italy to Wyoming.
Following the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Robin Graham drives across the Sahara Desert to Siwa, Egypt, where he visits the ancient temple of the Oracle of Amon.
The Princes’ Islands, in the Sea of Marmaris, near Istanbul, a place for familes – and the largest island off Turkey’s coast.
Visiting Egypt with family, checking out the ancient sites of Luxor and Cairo as well as a three day cruise down the Nile.
Djerba, Tunisia where the El Ghriba Festival is celebrated by the Jewish community that has resided there for 2,500 years. Sony Stark looks into an often misunderstood world.
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.
Stephen Hartshorne shares Eurynome Journeys, a Maine tour company specializing in small-group women-only tours that focus on famous women of history.
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 pyramid in Egypt.
Troy Nahumko takes us on a hair-raising taxi ride in the Talesh and Sabalan Mountains of northern Iran.
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.
Julian Worker describes a conversation he had with an Iranian wishing to practice his English.
United Arab Emirates: Lucy Corne and her friend Sean search the tourist hub of the United Arab Emirates searching for the ‘real’ Dubai.
Jon Brandt visits Israel with Taglit-Birthright, visiting Jaffa, Caesarea, Masada, and, of course, Jerusalem, a holy site for Jews, Christians and Moslems.
Grenada: Jon Brandt visits the Island of Grenada and samples the rum, the hospitality and the natural beauty.
Syria: A visit to Aleppo and Damascus in Syria, as well as the Crac des Chevaliers, a famous Crusader castle. Tragically, most of these sites are now gone.
Petra in Jordan where natural rock formations and historic temples join to create one of the most amazing historical-geological marvels in the world.