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.
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 […]
Kuwait Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Kuwait Where is it?: Kuwait is in the Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Why do people go here?: A lot of people go there for employment purposes because only 3 to 5% of the citizen work, making the country hire employees from other nations. What are […]
Saudi Arabia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Saudi Arabia Where is it?: Saudi Arabia is in the Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, north of Yemen. Why do people go here?: Most people can’t get into Saudi Arabia, unless you’re a Muslim on a holy trip to Mecca. Otherwise, Saudi Arabia is one of the […]
Jordan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Jordan Where is it?: Jordan is in the Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia. Why do people go here?: Most tourist come to Jordan to visit the ancient city of Petra. However, Jordan has so much more to offer – and there are few tourists. If you want a good starter country […]
Afghanistan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Afghanistan Where is it?: Afghanistan is in Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran. Why do people go here?: Afghanistan is currently in a state of turmoil and traveling outside the capital of Kabul is downright dangerous. What are the main entry points?: The countries around Afghanistan, except for […]
Israel Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Israel Where is it?: Israel is in the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon. Why do people go here?: Israel’s sites, like Jersusalem are some of the most scared places in the world, for Christians, Jews and Muslims. What are the main entry points?: Most people fly into […]