I did a big Middle East tour back in the spring of 2011. I was traveling solo. This was near the beginning of the Mideast uprising. 662 more words
Tags » Middle East Travel
Exotic.Charming.Historic. Just a few words to describe beautiful Bahrain. For a gentle step into the Middle East I highly recommend the Kingdom of Bahrain.
I had a brief stopover in Dubai before my December 2016 visit to Bahrain but I wouldn’t count this as a true taste of the region. 417 more words
The Duke’s Diwan, Al-Malek Faisal St, Downtown Amman
Habibah Sweets, Al-Malek Faisal St, Downtown Amman (below the Duke’s Diwan)
Refurbished as a project funded by the Duke of Mukhaybeh – a long-time friend of Jordan’s King Hussein – this 1924-built townhouse sits with open doors on the central street downtown among restaurants, coffee shops, trinket stores and an assortment of other enterprises. 603 more words
My internship at KAUST has come to an end and I am now back in the States. But instead of heading straight back home to California after my last day of work, I changed the date of my return flight to two weeks after my final day in lab and I wrapped up my second stay in Saudi Arabia with a two week trip around the Middle East. 428 more words