Arabian Peninsula

The mystery and riches of the Middle East have intoxicated travellers for generations. Although plagued by religious and social tensions, the region is steeped in an ancient history that is impossible for visitors to ignore. Whether it be sensory overload in a bazaar or a shisha-smoke-filled coffee shop, exploring a crumbling fort or the palatial residence of a sultan or an imposing mosque, or cruising atop a camel through a windswept desert, here history is brought to life with each new experience. Couple this Arabian tradition and warm hospitality with oases of cutting-edge modernity and flashy opulence, and you can start to understand the contemporary allure of this ancient crossroads.

Places in Arabian Peninsula