Middle East Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Daring Dubai: Why it’s the Next Hot City in the World – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
John England knows that Dubai is a city worth watching.
Iran Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Iran Where is it?: ran is in the Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan. Why do people go here?: Contrary to popular conception feed to us by the meda, Iran is a spectacular destinations for any type of traveler looking […]
Lebanon Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Lebanon Where is it?: Lebanon is bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria. What are the main entry points?: Travelers usually enter Lebanon from the airport in Beirut. It has connections to many places throughout the world. If you’re traveling overland, the only way to reach Lebanon is through Syria. The […]
Iraq Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Iraq Where is it?: Iraq is in the Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iran and Kuwait. Why do people go here?: Unless you’re in the military, it’s foolish to even consider going to Iraq now. Although Iraq has much to offer intrepid travelers, the state of violence isn’t worth your […]
Syria Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Syria Where is it?: Syria borders the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey. Why do people go here?: Friendly and safe, Syria is often misunderstood as being a haven for tourists. It’s not. Perhaps the best in the Middle East, the country is full of impressive empires that have left their marks […]
Oman Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Oman Where is it?: Oman is in the Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Persian Gulf, between Yemen and UAE. Why do people go here?: Few tourists visit Oman – it has been closed off and quiet to the rest of the world for years. This hidden country […]
Yemen Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Yemen Where is it?: Yemen is in the Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia. Why do people go here?: Most people avoid Yemen because of Western media saying it’s full of terrorists. Whether it’s true or not, Yemen is ancient Arabia […]
United Arab Emirates Travel Facts
The Basics Country: United Arab Emirates Where is it?: United Arab Emirates is in the Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia. Why do people go here?: UAE is taking many active steps to court tourists to the country. It’s clean, safe, and has the beaches, […]
Qatar Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Qatar Where is it?: Qatar is in the Middle East on a peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia. What are the main entry points?: You can only fly into Doha to get to Bahrain. There is limited transportation between Saudi Arabia. Currency used: Riyal Country Code for Phones: 974 Religion: […]
Bahrain Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Bahrain Where is it?: Bahrain is in the Middle East on an archipelago in the Persian Gulf, east of Saudi Arabia. What are the main entry points?: Travelers fly into Bahrain usually from Europe. Currency used: Dinar Country Code for Phones: 973 Religion: 81.2% Muslim, 9% Christianity and 9.8% practiced other religions […]