Syria Travel Stories Travel Articles

 
Kidnapped By Syrian Hospitality – Syria
If you ever want to scare your family, horrify you
Round the World by Bike: Syria to Amman, Jordan (10 December 2001)
The British Consulate warned against travelling in Syria. After Al's experiences there, they must be trying to keep it a secret for themselves.
A Woman Can’t Go to the Middle East – Syria
A Woman Can’t Go to the Middle East – Syria Alison Block's experiences of solo travel in the M
A Day with the Assassins (2 of 2)
It was a good day for Graydon Hazenberg: ruins, hi
A Day with the Assassins (1 of 2)
It was a good day for Graydon Hazenberg: ruins, hi
Travels With Nate #14: Hama – Palmyria – Deir e Zur
Crusaders, castles, ruins... and ruins... and more ruins. Nate, Ian and Chris are bloody sick of ruins. But the locals are fun.
Travels With Nate #15: Deir e Zur – Abu-Kamal – Aleppo
Traveling to Iraq in cushy style, and partying it up like mad in Aleppo – shame it's almost time to leave the Middle East for Thailand.
Travels With Nate #13: Damascus to Hama
Crowds leer at Tony Blair in the Old City, and the guys learn the true meaning of "no coal" beer.
Travels With Nate #12: Amman, Jordan to Damascus, Syria
Syria is great – save of course for those blasted taxi drivers. But between getting lost in the old city and gorging themselves on great food, Nate and Ian are loving the Middle East.
Cairo to Istanbul in a G-string #5
Scrub Me, Baby! After Israel, I made it to Syria from Jordan rather easily, the little “stamp me on a separate piece of paper” thing working quite well. Syria’s polite and genuinely hospitable men were a welcome break after the sleaze overdose of Egypt and Jordan. However, Damascus’ great mosque was just another mosque to […]