BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN MIDDLE EAST

Kuwait skyline

What to wear in Kuwait – the dress code

An oil-rich land made mostly of hot desert sands, Kuwait has eschewed the ultra-glamorous look that other Middle Eastern countries have opted for and here you can find a much more authentically Arab culture instead. It’s still just as beautiful and intriguing though and also has a fine collection of museums, souqs, beaches and bustling restaurants. As…

Exploring Oman – Muscat and beyond

Oman probably isn’t the first location you think of when you are planning a trip away but after spending three days here I realised just how underrated this country is as a travel destination. The Middle East doesn’t always receive great press either – it’s the centre of many turbulent disturbances…

Exploring mystical Jordan travel blog

Exploring mystical Jordan travel blog

Despite its recent bad press, Jordan – and especially Petra – still remains high on many traveller’s bucket lists. Here recent travel writing graduate Margherita Ragg (from The Crowded Planet and The Writer and the Tramp) and her photographer husband Nicholas Burns show us exactly why you shouldn’t miss this intriguing country, be prepared for some serious travel envy….