Stories from the Middle East
Maybe it’s the ancient history, the myths and legends, or the desert landscapes but there’s a timeless romance to the Middle East & North Africa.
Read on for stories to inspire your travels to the Middle East.
MEET NAT GEO PHOTOGRAPHER PALANI MOHAN
Award-winning documentary photographer Palani Mohan talks his time in Mongolia and cracking jokes with the Dalai Lama
Best Eco-Retreats For Adventure Lovers
If you can’t sit still, cancel the meditation class and sign up for one of these adrenaline-filled green retreats
BEST CITY BEACHES
If you looking for a city break with a little sun, why not throw your towel down on one of these glamorous beaches?
DUBAI'S OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD EXPERIENCES
It will be all eyes on Dubai for Expo 2020, here are some of the VIP activities you can try while you are there
ONE WEEK IN JORDAN
Known as the “Switzerland of the Middle East”, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is many of the things that its neighbours are not – politically stable, developing economically, and safe for travellers. Jordanians are hugely welcoming, tremendously hospitable and have a sense of calm and peacefulness that I haven’t really witnessed elsewhere.
INSIDER'S FOODIE GUIDE TO DUBAI
The UAE’s Happiness Representative at the UN, Hana Al Hashimi says which Dubai eateries will always leave a smile on her face
LIVING IN THE OMAN DESERT
Jo Caird invites you to leave the skyscrapers behind and experience life as a Bedouin
INSIDER'S GUIDE TO ISTANBUL
Istanbul blends the bustling bazaars of Asia with influences from Europe. This melting pot of cultures is a must-visit….
TREKKING THE EMPTY QUARTER IN OMAN
Adventurer Alastair Humphreys and his friend Leon McCarron followed in the footsteps of Thesiger and hauled a homemade cart through the Empty Quarter in Oman. Humphreys tells us about their epic adventure