Middle East Travel Guides

Ready to explore the countries of the Middle East? Our Middle East travel guides provide you with country overviews, destination information, unique travel tips, things to do, places to see, foods to try, and more.

The Middle East is a region large and unique enough to require its own landing page. This area, centered around the Arabian Peninsula, is ancient and exotic. Nowadays, it seems to be the center of perpetual war and violence, but this shouldn’t stop you from traveling to the region, as safety in most parts can still be guaranteed.

The general definition of the Middle East includes the countries and regions of:

Bahrain
Cyprus
Gaza Strip
Egypt
Iran
Iraq
Iraqi Kurdistan
Israel
Jordan
Kuwait

Lebanon
Northern Cyprus
Oman
Palestine
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
Yemen

The greater Middle East region is sometimes considered to include:

Libya
Morocco
Pakistan
Tajikistan
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

Ever wondered what the difference is between Persian vs Arabic vs Middle Eastern? Read our guide to find out!