The Middle East is a world region in Western Asia and North-eastern Africa. Although plagued by religious and social tensions, the Middle East is one of the most fascinating parts of the world. Spanning the coast of Israel to the deserts of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East is filled with some of the most extraordinary landscapes and cities in the world. It has beautiful landscapes with mountain ranges, rich ancient history and diversity of religious, heritage and culture.

Top 13 Things To Do In Iran

Top 13 Things To Do In Iran

Iran, an Islamic republic on the Persian Gulf is one of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations and Iranians are proud of their 5000 years of history, seeing themselves on par with Greece and Rome . Come and discover an unexpected beautiful land, ancient historical cities and unique cultural treasures, largely unseen by western eyes. Iran…

Top 10 Things To Do In Jerusalem

Top 15 Things To Do In Jerusalem

Located in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea (the lowest point on earth) and surrounded on all sides by valleys. Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, is one of the most ancient cities in the world with an intriguing history that stretches back thousands of years combined with a bustling modern…

Top 6 Things To Know Before Traveling To Dubai

Are you planning your maiden visit to Dubai? Many people desire a trip to Dubai, whether it is a family vacation, shopping or a tour around the beautiful city. Apart from being a favorite travel destination, it has various accolades that attract tourists from all over the world. However, besides its attractiveness, Dubai has many…

Top 14 Things To Do In Dubai

Top 14 Things To Do In Dubai

Dubai, the world’s fastest growing city and one of the leading cities in the world, is quickly becoming a top glamorous, spectacular and futuristic urban destination among both tourists and businessmen for its warm climate, all year-round sunshine, white sand beaches, glitzy hotels, shopping malls, charming heritage attractions and a thriving business community. Dubai is one of seven states that comprise the…

15 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Israel

15 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Israel

Just over 400 km (250 miles) long and 112 km (70 miles) wide at its widest point, Israel can be covered in a matter of hours, but we can assure you that you will want to stay for much longer. Home to some of the world’s most famous historic sites, gorgeous coastlines and rugged deserts, Israel…

Top 8 Things To Do In Beirut

Top 11 Things To Do In And Around Beirut

Though this city has had a recently troubled past, the Lebanese capital, once known as the Paris of the East, is busy reinventing itself again. Beirut, the only true cosmopolitan city in Lebanon, is a great place to start if you’re traveling to the Middle East for the first time, as the city symbolizes the crossroads…

Top Things To Do In Amman

Top 7 Things To Do In Amman

Just 1 hour from the shores of the Jordan Valley lies one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world where beautiful limestone houses shine all day long thanks to the eternal sun, this city is called Amman. It is the capital and largest city in Jordan as well as the country’s political, cultural and…

Top Things To Do In Abu Dhabi

Top 8 Things To Do In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is rich in both natural beauty as well as in resources. While driving across the city and its surrounding oases, it feels like we are living the “One Thousand and One Nights”. Scenic wadis, colossal dunes and palm trees accompany tourists  along with caravans of camels next to the roads. The city offers everything one can dream,…

Top Things To Do In Bahrain

Top 5 Things To Do In Manama

Manama is the capital city of Bahrain, the smallest among the Arabian countries yet one of the most powerful and richest not only in oil but in culture. This city offers an interesting mix of both Arabian and Persian cultures which shaped the history and way of life of its people. The prosperous economy of Bahrain is not…

Top 7 Things To Do In Doha

Top 7 Things To Do In Doha

Doha is the capital of Qatar, a modern and rapidly developing city, located on the coast of the Persian Gulf. It is the richest country in the world per capita (according to Forbes) and considering the money being poured into construction, Doha looks like it is set to become one of the premier cities in the gulf…

Top Things To Do In Mecca

Top 8 Things To Do In Mecca

At a height of 277 meter (909 ft) above sea level, in a narrow valley lies the city of Mecca . The holiest city in the world for 1.23 billion people or 23% of the world’s population as designated by the prophet Muhammad as well as the direction in which all Muslims should offer their prayers…

Top 12 Things To Do In Tel Aviv

Top 12 Things To Do In Tel Aviv

Despite the global recession, Israel’s economy is booming, and Tel Aviv, with an influx of 3 million international visitors every year, is its seaside cultural and commercial Headquarters. Tel Aviv is a cacophonous mixtape of heritage that offers an exciting melting pot of cuisines, cultural traits, accents and world-views. It is often called ‘The City That Never Stops’ …

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Your Guide To Ramadan In Dubai

The ninth month in the Islamic Lunar Calendar marks the much awaited auspicious month of Ramadan. The lunar calendar is a calendar which rotates as the new moon dictates the beginning of a new month. The month of Ramadan is a month filled with humility, kindness, giving to others and discipline. It is a month…