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10 Cities to Add to Your Global Travel Bucket List Sydney opera house from the Manly ferry With so many travel options, choosing your next destination is hard. Put these 10 global cities on your travel bucket li...

6 Alternative Vacation Ideas Rope suspension obridge Avoid tourist crowds and prices with these 6 alternative travel ideas. Includes average cost per day and recommended int...

Iraqi Kurdistan Travel Guide The ancient Citadel at Erbil Our detailed Iraqi Kurdistan travel guide will help you visit Iraq safely and have a wonderful time. Here’s what to see...

Kurdistan Region, Iraq

They Actually Make You Go Barefoot in Iraqi Kurdistan Lalish Yizidi Temple, Iraq Read about our visit to the Iraqi town where everyone has to go barefoot. The holy site of Lalish is so sacred to the Ya...

Lalish, Al-Shikhan, Iraq

Explore Dana Biosphere Reserve: Jordan’s Wild Side Dana Biosphere is a wild, rugged and picturesque part of Jordan that many people miss, yet it's an ideal balance to the...

Dana Biosphere Reserve, Tafilah Governorate, Jordan

10 Cool Facts About Bethlehem City view of Bethlehem Israel Palestinian Territory 10 interesting facts about Bethlehem that you might not know, from entering Palestinian Territory from Israel to culture...

Church of Nativity

Visit the Little Town of Bethlehem on a Day Trip from Jerusalem Bethlehem, Palestine What is it like to visit Bethlehem, West Bank, the birthplace of Jesus, and home to some of the world's oldest Christian...

Bethlehem

Surprising Images from Northern Iraq: A Photo Tour of Kurdistan Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Here's a photo tour of Kurdistan - hardly the war-torn desert wasteland you might imagine from news reports. Read more

Kurdistan Region

Why We Decided to Visit Iraq Looking for an unusual travel destination? There's a lot to see in Iraq. You just have to know where to go. Read more

Erbil International Airport, Erbil, Iraq

Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Jordan Petra, Jordan 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. Read...

Amman, Amman Governorate, Jordan

7 Healthy Middle Eastern Foods You Must Try hummus and pita for a middle eastern meal Trying a new cuisine can be intimidating, so start with these 8 popular, healthy Middle Eastern foods, all flavorful, fr...

Amman, Amman Governorate, Jordan

Tel Dan Nature Reserve: Off Israel’s Tourist Track Wading pool at Tel Dan Nature Reserve Israel Visit Tel Dan Nature Reserve, one of Israel's most beautiful and historic sites, standing since before the time of Abrah...

Tel Dan Reserve - שמורת תל דן, Emek Hulah, Israel

How to Swim in the Dead Sea it's floating, not swimming, in the Dead Sea 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. Rea...

Yam HaMelach

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Iraqi Kurdistan Travel Guide

The ancient Citadel at Erbil

Our detailed Iraqi Kurdistan travel guide will help you visit Iraq safely and have a wonderful time. Here’s what to see and eat, planning info, costs and more.

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