souks

Our list of articles tagged with "souks."

August 26, 2020

Touring the Highlights of Jordan

Read about our favorite destinations in Jordan. Beyond spectacular Petra—a must-see—are ancient Roman ruins, evocative Crusader castles, sublime desert landscapes, fascinating religious sites, and luxurious resorts on the Red Sea and the Dead Sea.

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April 3, 2009

Beyond Dubai: Oman

For travelers to Dubai who are interested in exploring traditional Arabian culture in greater depth, we like to arrange a side trip to the neighboring country of Oman. A fascinating contrast to modern Dubai, Oman is a land of rugged mountains, lush palm oases and age-old customs. We take our travelers into souks perfumed with […]

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March 4, 2009

Must Buy: gold in the souks of Dubai

A trip to the souks—particularly the gold and spice souks—is a must when in Dubai. These markets offer travelers a glimpse into Dubai’s past that a visit to one of the city’s modern malls does not provide. The souks are a wonderful place to purchase local goods, or to simply wander the narrow walkways, browsing the numerous […]

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