Visit Palestine (West Bank): A travel guide and 2-week itinerary

From green rolling hills to a Mediterranean culture and cuisine, the hospitality of the Arabs, first-class souks, historical cities that are thousands of years old and one of the most interesting political scenes in our modern history, visiting Palestine, especially a tiny region called the West Bank, will definitely surprise you. Whether you are interested…

The art of the Palestinian scarf: Visiting the kuffiya factory in Hebron

The kuffiya (or keffiyeh) is a cotton headscarf, which is traditionally worn in the Middle East, woven in a square, with colorful patterns whose actual meaning remains unknown, though some experts claim that they might represent fishing nets from Mesopotamia. Arabs wear it folded into a triangle, with the fold worn across their forehead. The kuffiya has its origin in…

Avoid the Israeli passport stamp – FAQs

The Israeli passport stamp issue is one of the most discussed topics among people traveling or living in the Middle East. Across all forums and Facebook groups, people keep on asking all sorts of questions related to this subject, over and over again: Will the Israeli authorities stamp my passport? Am I eligible to enter Dubai with…