Middle East Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
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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 […]
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 […]