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.
Petra in Jordan where natural rock formations and historic temples join to create one of the most amazing historical-geological marvels in the world.
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.
Egypt: David Rich makes a visit to Egyptian museums and historic sites including the Western Oases and includes his usual fantastic photographs.
One of the greatest pleasures in the desert is the sparkling of the stars at night. They seemed close enough to touch. I felt sure that I would not sleep. It was my first night in the desert and I didn’t want it to end.
Tunisia: David Rich visits Tunisia and describes the extensive Greek and Roman ruins, the succulent cuisine and the friendly locals.
Qatar: The author provides a detailed guide to the attractions, hotels, restaurants and markets in Qatar.
Kent St. John explores Jerash and the Dead Sea and other fascinating sites in Jordan.
A guide and information for travelers to Cyprus.
Oman: Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey describes the sultanate of Oman with its rich heritage, splendid scenery and many other attractions.
Istanbul Turkey: Jessica Hayden describes the many scenic, historical and recreational attractions of Istanbul on the Bosphorus straddling Europe and Asia.
The author visits Luxor, Egypt, and attends a wedding party, which reveals a lot about the culture of Egypt and Luxor like nothing else can.
GoNOMAD Senior Travel Editor Kent E. St. John visits Jordan and describes Petra, The Rose City, and Aquaba down under.
Dubai is unlike any middle-eastern holiday you will ever take. Dubai is a luxurious city destination offering a contrast of east meets west, where the traditional and modern blend in harmony.