The Middle East is living, breathing proof of an old maxim: you don’t know, until you go. Forget the headlines and the hyperbole; this is the cradle of civilisations, an ancient land emerging as a modern power, with the money, culture and panache to back it up. Ride camels with Bedouin tribespeople across the dunes of the Sahara, haggle for gold in the souqs of downtown Amman, cruise the Nile beneath the white sail of a felucca or float forever in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. Wherever you go, three things will follow: the faint scent of cloves and camel, the echoing call to prayer and the smiles of people that call this place home. 

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Iran Adventure, August 2018

Norberto Figueroa

Egypt Experience, September 2018

Elizabeth Dickens

Jordan Discovery, August 2018

Leigh Neveling

Egypt Experience, September 2018

Nataasja Saint-Satyr

Jordan Real Food Adventure, September 2018

David Turner-smith

Iran Adventure, August 2018

Michael Ginsberg

Trek Jordan, August 2018

james salas

Egypt Adventure, September 2018

Alex Petropoulos

Egypt Adventure, September 2018

Roopa Leonard

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