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.
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 […]
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 […]