Baalbeck is Lebanon’s shining glory of Roman heritage and home to the best kept temples this side of the Colosseum. On our recent trip to Beirut with bmi, we got the opportunity to drive 1.5 hours out of the city to survey this super impressive site.
Beirut is European style and sauve meets Middle Eastern tradition, hospitality and natural beauty. A country that has seen more than its fair share of turmoil in the past, it’s risen from the shadows to become a safe, exciting Mediterranean city that stands on its own in the region. When I received an amazing opportunity to visit […]
This week we’re shining a light on Amman, the capital of Jordan. My good mate Fraser Balaam who is a fantastic writer recently returned from a trip that involved Roman ruins, meandering through markets and floating in the Dead Sea. He was champing at the bit to wax lyrical on this peaceful, Middle Eastern gem […]
Dubai has a reputation as a city of superlatives. Huge malls, towering skyscrapers, kilometres of sandy beaches and year-round sunshine have defined it as a top destination on the world scale. But it’s not all about burning around the desert in a Lamborghini or knocking back cocktails by the pool. On a stopover during a recent […]