Palestine

Postcards from Palestine

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Traveling in Palestine not only provided me with incredible insight on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but proved to be among my most enjoyable experiences ever.

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Information on the Israeli passport stamp for travelers

The Israeli Passport Stamp and Other Stories

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Whatever your opinion on the conflict in the Middle East, it’s important to understand the implications it has on travel in the region, particularly if you plan to visit Arab countries before or after you visit Israel.

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Travel from Israel to Jordan by Bus

Travel from Jordan to Israel By Bus

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As a traveler — particularly a traveler with an American passport — you should have no problem traveling from Jordan to Israel by land, right? Not so fast, cowboy.

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How I Learned To Write About Love

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An old Middle Eastern woman named Rabeeha told me everything I needed to know about romantic writing when I met her in Amman, Jordan in 2010.

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