Arab World – Deserts and Sea

Arab World – Deserts and Sea

Arab world – famous for its deserts The Arab world is, of course, famous for its deserts. Think of the Syrian Desert, the Western Desert in Egypt and Libya, the Iraqi desert between Jordan and Baghdad, the Empty Quarter of the Arabian Peninsula. The Empty...
Travelling to Morocco with a Baby

Travelling to Morocco with a Baby

We travelled with our one year old daughter to Morocco and had a very positive experience. Here are some notes from our experiences plus a few tips and a list of things we took with us. The people The first thing you notice when you are in Morocco is how friendly the...
Historic travel writers in Arab countries

Historic travel writers in Arab countries

If you want to prepare your travels, read about the experiences of the many famous travel writers that the Arab world has attracted over the years. Unsurprisingly, many of these authors and travellers were British. Particularly fascinating are the books by the British...
Flying to the Middle East – Key Arabic Vocab and Tips

Flying to the Middle East – Key Arabic Vocab and Tips

I have flown with various airline companies and this article will help us to firstly find out a bit more about the various airline companies that fly to the Middle East and secndly learn a few new words and phrases related to air travel. طَيَران الإمارات‎ Emirates...
Travelling in Arab countries as a woman

Travelling in Arab countries as a woman

I’ve traveled to some Arab countries alone as a woman, although many of my friends were sceptical or even opposed to it. I travelled alone in Syria and Jordan and with a girlfriend and her husband in Yemen. I visited Tunisia and Oman with some students. Arab...
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