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Video: On the Banks of the Nile in Aswan, Egypt

Filmmaker Neil Sandoz spent three months in the city of Aswan, Egypt in a small Nubian village called Gabil Tagog. He immediately fell in love with the people, culture and cuisine of this small community on the banks of the Nile.
Climbing Mount Sinai

Climbing Mount Sinai

Getting lost on Mt. Sinai leads to a front row seat for one of nature's amazing displays.
Egypt is a top travel destination. Flickr/Christopher Michel

Hidden Egyptian Gems: 5 Places Most Travelers Miss

There’s much more to see in Egypt than just the pyramids and the other major attractions. Discover five hidden treasures that most travelers don’t know exist.
Inside Petra & Little Petra. Photo by Christine Loomis

17 Amazing Photos: An Inside Look at Petra and Little Petra

The once lost city of Petra, hidden in a deep canyon in southwest Jordan, is an archaeological site rivaling any in the world. Here's an inside look at this magnificent historical treasure.

Guide to Eating Street Food in Israel

One of the nicest and most distinct Israeli traditions is food, and there are street food kiosks on every corner. Here’s our guide on local favorite street foods in Israel.
Travel in Abu Dhabi - Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. Flickr/Andrew Moore

Oases in the Desert: Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Dubai and Abu Dhabi are cities of contrasts — each one an oasis of modern architectural marvel in the center of desolate desert dunes.
Travel in Oman - Camels eating greenery on the edge of Wadi Darbat. Photo by Chris Brauer

Oman: Where the Camels Drink

A day trip in Wadi Darbat, Oman leads to a memorable family adventure.
The Azamara Quest. Photo by Flickr/Roderick Eime

Squeaking Through the Piracy Red Zone: Sailing the Gulf of Aden

While cruising in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and Somalia, Djibouti and Eritrea, travelers pass through the Piracy Red Zone. Here is one traveler's experience.
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Why Lebanon Should Be On Your Bucket List‬‬

A native of Lebanon shares what she loves about her home country -- and what you might enjoy too! Here are 11 things to do, see and experience in Lebanon

Israel: Adventures on the Dead Sea

Travel near the Dead Sea in Israel means hiking in Wadi Arugot, exploring Masada and floating in the famous Dead Sea.
Dubai was awarded the fourth most popular tourist destination in the world, according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.

Dubai Awarded 4th Most Popular Tourist Destination

Dubai was awarded the fourth most popular travel destination in the world, according to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.
The aqueduct now serves different purposes.

Caesarea: From Gladiators to Rock Fests on the Israeli Coast

Once used by gladiators, the Caesarea amphitheater now hosts some of the world's top bands.
Diving in Egypt

Diving in Egypt

Coral Beach Diving Hotel is set to reach new depths.
Market in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo: Friday Market in the City of the Dead

Ever gone shopping in a cemetary? Cairo's Friday Market brings a whole new meaning to bargain hunting.

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