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  • Adventure Travel Destinations
    7 Reasons to Visit Iran

    When even the most seasoned traveler says he or she is going to Iran, they are often met with terrified stares and pleas for them to reconsider. Despite it’s reputation, Iran is actually a place full of promise, and with the recent Iran visa waivers making it easier for most Westerners to visit, it’s set […]

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    ISIS Destroys Temple in Palmyra

    Another important remnant of antique culture has been destroyed by ISIS. The group has allegedly detonated a huge amount of explosives in the Temple of Baalshamin in Syria’s ancient oasis city of Palmyra, which lead to the destruction of the temple’s inner area and the collapse of the outer columns. The country’s descent into chaos […]

  • Adventure Travel in the Middle East
    Iraq’s Endangered World Heritage Sites

    Iraq’s Cultural Heritage     Iraq is incredibly rich in cultural heritage, no wonder, since it is one of the cradles of civilization, being part of Mesopotamia’s Fertile Crescent along Tigris and Euphrates. Millennia of human history are documented here, partially still covered by sand, but partially already excavated and studied by early archaeologists. While […]

  • Adventure Travel in the Middle East
    7 Reasons To Visit Jordan

    Over the past years, tourism in Jordan has steadily declined. First, the Arab Spring discouraged visitors, now the country seems to be surrounded by nations that struggle to fight the ISIS threat, or are already partially controlled by the terrorist group. This has scared away most people, so by now you’d have most of Jordan’s historical […]

  • Adventure Travel in the Middle East
    First Guide for Iraqi Kurdistan Released

    Picture: Adam Jones   The first comprehensive guide for Iraqi Kurdistan has been released by an American tour company with more than 30 years traveling experience in the region. As one of the cradles of civilization, Kurdistan is home to countless archaeological sites. The capital Erbil, for example, dates back as far as 5000 BC […]

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    Iran Records Second Hottest Temperature Ever!

    As a heatwave engulfs the Middle East, Iran hasn’t had it easy. In Bandar Mahshahr in the Persian Gulf, thermometers shot up to a whopping 74°C (165°F) “heat index”, which is the measurement of how hot it feels for the body, on Friday, 7 August 2015. The temperature might not be absolute, but when you take […]

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    Tips for Camel Riding

    While many are no strangers to horseback riding, camel riding still has the touch of exotic mystery and no trip to the Middle East, the Arabian Peninsula or Northern Africa is complete without a camel trek, be it just for half an hour or several days across the Saharan desert, following age old trading routes […]