Middle East

Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Luxury vintage Land Rover tours explore Bedouin backwaters without bashing up precious dunes
Boutique Bauhaus: Tel Aviv’s hippest hotel hangouts

Boutique Bauhaus: Tel Aviv’s hippest hotel hangouts

Minimalist homes -- and a dental clinic -- are transformed into chic destinations in Israel’s capital of cool
Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Big brands like Legoland and Six Flags as well as the world's largest underwater park are set to make a splash in the UAE city
5 amazing places in Iran you've never heard of

5 amazing places in Iran you've never heard of

It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a wealth of lesser-known destinations that rival their more famous counterparts in beauty and historical significance
Could your next burger be camel meat?

Could your next burger be camel meat?

Upscale department stores already stock camel milk chocolate. It might not be long before camel burgers and hot dogs follow suit
Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques

Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques

Self-taught Iranian photographer gains rare access to shoot religious buildings as they've never been seen
Kid-friendly flying: Airline offers on-board nannies

Kid-friendly flying: Airline offers on-board nannies

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways offers free "Flying Nannies" to tend to children on long flights
Google hires camel for desert Street View

Google hires camel for desert Street View

Giant camera strapped to dromedary's hump captures Dubai allows 360-degree online exploration of Abu Dhabi's Liwa oasis.
Building the new Louvre

Building the new Louvre

The Abu Dhabi museum is one of many architectural mega-projects aimed at turning the desert into a cultural jewel
Golan Heights: Making wine in the shadow of war

Golan Heights: Making wine in the shadow of war

A picturesque vineyard in northern Israel continues to attract tourists as sirens blare and civil war rages next door
More cash for world's biggest airport project

More cash for world's biggest airport project

Dubai's appetite for construction continues with multi-billion dollar boost to Al Maktoum International Airport expansion
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It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart