Jordan: A highlight in the north is Jerash, where spectacular Roman ruins remain intact, and you can visit them close up.
A third Louvre, after the famous museums in Paris and in Northern France, opened in November 017. The Louvre Abu Dhabi will be a museum for the world with treasures from Paris and many other works of priceless art.
Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates, is a desert oasis with a history museum, intricate water channels called Falaj, and green, guarded by Fort Jahili, going back to the earliest days of the 20th century.
Expat living can be different than people think, and the author is an Italian who has lived in Israel for the past two years, tips on how to enjoy your expat experience and ways to get over homesickness etc.