Have you ever wondered why some people always travel?. well, I sure did. I just couldn’t understand how they considered packing their bags, rushing to the airport to catch a flight as an enjoyable experience.
Eventually, I started doing my own in-depth research through which I found out about various places in the world. I learned about people, cultures, places, and history, each uniquely told through architecture, food, language, and other forms of expression. This is why I find places very fascinating, and I hope to visit as many cities and get the thrill of unique experiences that would eventually become lifetime memories.
WHY SHOULD I VISIT THE MIDDLE EAST?
If you are trying to skip the conventional adventure capitals and enjoy thrilling adventures in the middle-east, then this is the article for you. I will tell you about Ten must-see places in the Middle-East. The Middle-East is home to several adventure destinations that possess unparalleled Natural environments, Home to many deserts, the Middle - East is home to countries such as the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, to name a few. The middle-east is comprised of 14 countries. Although several images in the media seem to project the middle-east as a warzone, this article will do the opposite.
The uniqueness of the middle-east is often as a result of its beautiful deserts, fantastic food, and a lot of other amazing things. If you are as eager as I am, travel with me as we take a look at some of the best travel destinations in the middle-east.
GIZA PYRAMIDS (EGYPT)
The Giza pyramids have more or less have become a centrepiece of Egypt Tourism, Tourists troop in by their millions annually, and they are always left in awe by their incredible size. The pyramids were built by kings Khafre, Khufu, and Menkaure several centuries ago.The pyramids are just one of the beautiful destinations that depict Egyptian history. Other great other great sites in Egypt including the solar boat museum, the giant statue of the great Sphinx, and many more. Egypt is a great place to visit, it perfectly reflects the story rich history of Egypt or remove unique stories.
BURJ KHALIFA (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
Can you imagine a building that is twice the height of the Empire State building in New-York and 3 times the height of the Eiffel tower in France? Well, that is the Burj Khalifa. The building was unveiled in 2010 at a staggering height of 828 meters. Apart from being the tallest in the world, it has several bragging rights, such as being the tallest freestanding structure in the world and the highest swimming pool. The UAE is home to 3 emirates (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Ras Al Khaimah), and they have all emerged as tourist destinations. With several amazing sights and structures that serve as luxurious attractions, the UAE is definitely a choice destination for anyone that wants to enjoy the beauty of the Middle-East.
KUWAIT TOWERS (KUWAIT)
As you would expect, the gulf countries further expanded its tentacles as a tourist haven. Kuwait is a pure country that brings tourists from all over the world to enjoy a unique experience. The Kuwait Tower is a famous landmark that has a unique architecture that continues to charm visitors. The tower was built in 1979, and it comprises of two major towers and a minor tower. With several skyscrapers, fantastic accommodation as well as fine dining; Kuwait exudes the charm of the Arabian culture. There are several other places to visit in Kuwait, such as the liberation tower, Al Kout Beach, Dhow harbor, Grand mosque, The Green Island, Kuwait zoo, and the House of mirrors, to name a few.
Beirut is the capital of Lebanon, and it attracts visitors from all over the world. For the longest time, Beirut was known as the 'Paris of the middle-east.' It is an excellent destination for you to enjoy the bubbly nightlife in the bubbly Arabian style nightlifeArabian style. Being in Beirut offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the non-traditional aspects of the Middle -East. The city is also home to many famous artists, and DJs from all around the world constantly performing all year long.
The capital of Jordan is also an emerging tourist destination in the middle-east. There are many tourist attractions around the city, such as the Roman theatre, which is a famous landmark that sits around 6,000 people. It was built into a hillside and is divided into 3 horizontal sections. Jordan is also home to one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, Petra. The city is offering several historical sights and works from ancient artisans that have been preserved through time. The capital city presents a significant level of contemporary trends that make visitors feel at home while they enjoy the spectacular features that Jordan provides.
There are several other breathtaking destinations scattered all over the middle-east that I couldn’t mention here. The middle-east is fast becoming one of the hottest travel destinations in the world. With new attractions springing up regularly, the region has become increasingly popular with visitors from around the world. The middle-east went from being the region closed off from the rest of the world to seek- out tourist destinations.Before I ever set out on my first real journey out of my home country, I had "traveled" to at least 27 countries.
In this case, traveling meant finding out as much as I could about the people, places, and history that characterized the fantastic places in the world. I was able to gather the information that helped me decide on which countries I would visit first. You don’t need to have a million-dollar bank account to enjoy the thrill of traveling. You can start like me and watch videos of experiences in these unique places. There are several amazing destinations in the middle-east, and we will focus more on them in subsequent articles.I hope you enjoyed reading this article as much as I enjoyed writing it.