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The third-largest city in Lebanon , Sidon
is rich with historically significant travel destinations. The old
city and the majority of its attractions are accessible by bus in as
little as an ...
When venturing to a new destination, it’s always a good idea to come prepared with a dependable and accurate map. This is definitely true in Dubai, where the lay of the land can be somewhat confusing ...
The weather does not usually get as cold during the Israeli winter as it does in the West, but that doesn’t mean that there is not a winter. Once in a blue moon a sliver of white snow comes down and ...
Jordan is an
interesting place. The main bastions of civilization are by western
standards not that impressive, but what this country lacks in
infrastructure it surely makes up for in truly ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
has become one of the world’s great business hubs and capitals. It is
also a mind-boggling cornucopia of architectural marvels, aesthetic
excess, superfluous wealth and luxury. This is ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
The caves at Qumran in Israel are best known as the settlement nearest the site where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls (nearly a thousand texts from the Hebrew Bible and extra-biblical documents found ...
Sandboarding (or Sand Surfing) is an increasingly popular adventure
activity practiced wherever sand dunes and adrenaline junkies intersect.
One of the true meccas of this burgeoning sport is the ...
Lebanon is one of the most beautiful countries in the Middle East. Unfortunately, it is also ripe with violent conflict and time to time it is really not safe for casual travel. This is one such ...
Written by JC, Germany, September 2011
One of the most unusual aspects of Dubai
is its demographic makeup. Native-born Emiratis make up less than 20%
of the population, while the clear majority of Dubai’s inhabitants are
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, November 2012
Founded well before the establishment of the State of Israel (nearly 40 years prior, in fact), Tel Aviv
is easily one of the most populous and influential cities in the
country. It is also a ...
The only major cosmopolitan city in Lebanon, Beirut has often been referred to as the Paris of the East, and for good reason. There are far too many sights, attractions, and activities that are worth ...
becomes more and more popular with tourists wishing to have a taste of
Northern Africa, curiosity about the capitol city of Casablanca has only
increased. It’s a beautiful city that ...
Unfortunately, there is always some level of political and civil unrest in Israel .
The best thing you can do for the safety of yourself and for the
benefit of having a nice trip is to check with ...
Written by JC, Germany, April 2012
Egypt’s second city was once the first choice of foreign visitors to the country, its raffish port charm and Mediterranean sophistication giving it a worldly air, now a little faded. From the great ...
Traffic on the roads of Israel
can be tough to handle sometimes, but the recent construction of train
lines has made life easier for the weary traveler. As they are, the
trains have great ...
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