Read about our visit to the Iraqi town where everyone has to go barefoot. The holy site of Lalish is so sacred to the Yazidi faith that shoes are strictly forbidden.
Dana Biosphere is a wild, rugged and picturesque part of Jordan that many people miss, yet it's an ideal balance to the country's more touristy sights.
10 interesting facts about Bethlehem that you might not know, from entering Palestinian Territory from Israel to culture, sites & souvenirs.
What is it like to visit Bethlehem, West Bank, the birthplace of Jesus, and home to some of the world's oldest Christian churches?
Here's a photo tour of Kurdistan - hardly the war-torn desert wasteland you might imagine from news reports.
Looking for an unusual travel destination? There's a lot to see in Iraq. You just have to know where to go.
To make the most out of your next visit to Jordan, you need to read this list of things to know and watch out for.
Trying a new cuisine can be intimidating, so start with these 8 popular, healthy Middle Eastern foods, all flavorful, fresh and wholesome.
Visit Tel Dan Nature Reserve, one of Israel's most beautiful and historic sites, standing since before the time of Abraham.
If you want to swim in the Dead Sea, here are 7 tips, along with sample poses you can do for your Dead Sea photo op.
Squat toilet, Asian toilet, squatty potty, whatever you call it, it's not a porcelain throne. Here's how to use it.
It takes about 14 hours to fly from Singapore to London. That's a long trip, especially if you want to avoid DVT, as we did. After a lot of searching on Kayak and other sites we found a flight itinerary that split the trip literally in half: 7 hours each leg of the flight,...