Oman!

With all the news coming out of the Middle East region, it is nice to see a story that is positive and encouraging about one of our destinations. Last night, Anthony Bourdain’s show on CNN – Parts Unknown – was in Oman. If this doesn’t make you want to go, then I don’t know what will!

Oman defies expectations; it shouldn’t, according to the cruel logic of the world, exist. But it does, and it’s incredible.” ~ Anthony Bourdain

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Travel to Iran: A New Beginning

DAVID COGSWELL | JULY 29, 2015 12:30 PM ET

Now that the U.S. government has completed a nuclear treaty with Iran, many Americans are evolving their attitudes towards Iran. There is still plenty of thawing of icy relations needed and a September yay-or-nay vote by Congress looms with much political rhetoric to overcome.

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http://www.travelpulse.com/opinions/column/travel-to-iran-a-new-beginning.html

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Jordan – A Whirlwind Visit

Last month I traveled with the Salaam Cultural Museum (SCM) medical mission to Jordan to help displaced Syrians in need there. I worked with a group of medical professionals and humanitarians that provided medical and dental care to over 2000 people in a week’s time. We visited several towns to the north of Amman near the border, and spent 2 days working at Zaatari camp, the main refugee camp, and one of the biggest in the world.

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Jordan & Israel Tour

September 14 – 26, 2014

Sep 14: Welcome to Jordan! On arrival at Queen Alia International Airport you will be met and transferred to Amman for overnight at the Grand Palace Hotel.

Sep 15: After breakfast, begin the day with a city tour of Amman. Amman, called Philadelphia by the Romans, is the capital of Jordan and offers both the old and new. See the Roman Amphitheater, the Citadel and the Archeological Museum. In ...

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