Middle East

30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit the UAE

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There are some stories you can’t tell, not completely. I’ll do my best with this one.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Egypt

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Risk is always commensurate with reward – and few places in the world are more rewarding to visit than Egypt.

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25 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Israel

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As I stood on the rooftop of the Shenkin Hotel early this morning, taking in a panorama of Tel Aviv as the sun crept up from behind the city, it was difficult for me to believe that my time in Israel was nearly over.

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Gay couple holding hands on Ben Tsion Boulevard in Tel Aviv, Israel

Gay Travel in Muslim Countries

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You probably won’t get laid or even noticed by other men in Muslim countries. You may even experience cajoling or harassment just for being yourself.

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Dollar store north of Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut on the Cheap: Is It Possible?

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Beirut is notoriously expensive, something I didn’t fully understand until I couldn’t find a hotel room anywhere in the city to meet my budget.

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