Qatar is one of the worlds’ biggest up and coming destinations.
Desert Safari We signed up for a two-hour desert safari excursion which cost 175 Ddirhams (about $59 USD). Our driver was from Pakistan and was so cool since he acted like a kid. He loved to drive and show off his skills on the sand dunes. We weren’t even supposed to do dune bashing because-they usually do it in the evening [...]
SKI DUBAI It was completely surreal to walk into a mall with shorts and a T-shirt on and see a winter oasis through monster glass windows. I felt as if I was looking at a gigantic snow globe. Ski Dubai(website) is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, and it really does offer an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing and snowboarding. [...]
Did you know that 95 percent of the restaurants in Tel Aviv are NOT Kosher? On my recent trip there, local tour guide Doron Ozer took me and my travel companions a little jaunt through the quaint and funky neighborhood of Neve Tzedek. Located in the southwestern part of the city, the neighborhood had been [...]
Regardless of whom I told that I was going to Israel, one thing was consistent – everyone had a reaction. Some expressed fear over going to a place where political tensions are ongoing. Others were overjoyed with sentiments that ranged from “I could feel the spirituality under my feet with every step,” to “Israel changed [...]
Copacabana Palace — Rio De Janeiro, Brazil The most prestigious hotel in South America is the Copacabana Palace. It was built in 1923 and practically every celebrity (Tom Cruise checked in just after we checked out) or dignitary who has visited Rio has stayed here. Here’s my trip report. JW Marriott — Guanacaste, Costa Rica [...]
From Jerusalem to Tel Aviv is an hour drive (without traffic). Tel Aviv means “Hill of Spring”, but metaphorically it’s an old place revived. Driving down some of the back streets of Tel Aviv, as we made our way from the highway to our hotel, reminded me of some neighborhoods in New York City. However, [...]