Tagged With Destination Middle East

There's a $1,000 price difference for a room in the 'world's most luxurious hotel' and its 5-star sister hotel next door. I stayed in both to see how they compare — and the winner was clear


One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen is Egypt's White Desert, a desolate lunar landscape few travellers visit. These photos show just how unreal it is.


Egypt is poised to turn into Africa's hottest tech scene, but 2 industry veterans say the country is up against 2 major challenges



After spending months in the Middle East, I'm convinced a single phrase with more than a dozen meanings is key to understanding Arab culture


An epic feast I had at a stranger's home in a remote town in Egypt is a perfect example of why I always say yes when I travel


Uber is locked in a battle to fix Egypt's $8 billion traffic problem, and its success could decide which tech giant will dominate the Middle East and Africa



Forget the Pyramids of Giza. A local tipped me off to a little-known site of ancient ruins that's equally fascinating and never crowded


I visited the top of the tallest building in the world, and it was a colossal waste of time


After a $500 meal at the world's most luxurious hotel, I stumbled across a $1 fish restaurant on the Moroccan coast — and I'd pick the cheaper one every time


I visited the Pyramids of Giza and found a surprising downside that no one ever talks about


A photo I took on the Nile River shows exactly how much Egypt's struggling economy is affecting everyday people


I woke up at dawn to follow a top falconer training the fastest creatures on earth to compete for $7 million in prizes, and found the Middle East's oldest pastime grisly and thrilling



I took a 12-hour overnight first-class sleeper train through the heart of Egypt, and it's an experience I won't forget anytime soon


I stayed at 'the most luxurious hotel in the world,' and the most luxurious thing about it leaves the walls of gold and 'pillow menu' in the dust


I ate at the flagship restaurant of the $1 billion hotel considered the most luxurious in the world and quickly realised the $500 price tag wasn't for the caviar and oysters


I'm convinced Egypt could be the greatest tourist destination in the world if it weren't for a troubling pattern that nearly ruined my trip



I visited what's possibly the world's most polluted city, and realised Americans have no idea how good they have it


I didn't think the $1 billion hotel considered 'the most luxurious in the world' could possibly live up to the hype. I was very wrong.


I've been travelling the world for 6 months and I'm rarely ever jet-lagged. Here's the best advice I can give you.


If you ever wondered what life will be like when climate change makes outside unlivable, Dubai can give you a good idea