Middle East

Our list of articles tagged with "Middle East."

October 9, 2017

Just Back: Egypt

Artisans of Leisure travel specialist Maria Merrill recently returned from Egypt and shares her thoughts about one of our favorite destinations in the Middle East.

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September 29, 2016

Wadi Rum in Jordan

Wadi Rum in southern Jordan is such a visually gripping and otherworldly place that director Ridley Scott chose it as the location to represent Mars when making his 2015 movie The Martian. It wasn’t the first time the spectacular desert region of red sandstone mountains, towering cliffs and rock bridges portrayed the Martian landscape: It […]

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March 8, 2016

Private Tours of Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem

All over the world, we love to explore markets to learn more about cities and the people who live in them. In Jerusalem, there’s no better place to do this than Machane Yehuda, a sprawling market in the western part of the city that’s been around since the late 1800s. Known as the shuk (Hebrew […]

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March 31, 2015

Best of Dubai for Families

Dubai is an ideal family vacation destination, with luxury beach resorts, the Burj Khalifa and other incredible skyscrapers, private desert excursions and safaris, water parks and theme parks, Middle Eastern food, indoor snow skiing, Atlantis, and cultural touring with the best insider private guides.

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January 9, 2015

An Interview with our Newest Food, Culture and Travel Expert: Luke Pyenson

The newest member of the Artisans of Leisure team is Luke Pyenson. Read on and you’ll see why! Q: What got you started traveling? My whole family loves to travel, in particular my grandmother, who has been all over the world. Growing up, I would hear stories from her or my parents about various far-flung […]

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