Oman is one of the most touristic destinations in the Middle East, though it is not as appreciated as it should be. Nothing whatsoever reflects the Arab spring as the country enjoys peace within its borders.
Muscat is Oman’s beautiful capital that is sparkling white due to its white washed buildings crowned with golden minarets and bordered by the blue waters of the Arabian Sea and brown mountains. It is a blend of the old and the new with the old side of town retaining its old charm as the new side catches up with modern establishments. This city defies its location as a desert city because it has green well manicured gardens that are cool and calm.
The legendary city of Sur welcomes you to its coastal environs which have striking traditional dwellings and presumed to be the home of the legend Sinbad. This town also is blessed with a stunning coastline with sparkling white beaches, rugged towering cliffs and sculpted rocks which have been subject to the harsh elements of weather.
Jordan as tourist destination has been disadvantaged by being surrounded by protesting neighbors. Though it has maintained peace within its borders the Arab spring has had a huge impact on its tourism industry. It is however endowed with numerous attractions that as you explore them and discover the peace that prevails within the country, you will be less aware of the Arab spring.
On luxury trips to Jordan you will find Amman, the fascinating capital of Jordan situated in a hilly area between the desert and the lush fertile valley of Jordan. Contrasts of this city do not just end here but form just the beginning, it is a city with a rich past that is depicted on the streets where old buildings stand comfortably rubbing shoulders with the very new ones. The down town area is much older, more traditional and culturally rich than the heart of the city. Here you will find smaller family run businesses that sell anything from jewelry to regular household items.
Morocco is a top notch touristic destination that has remained calm and cool amongst warring neighbors. It is famous for its intriguing cities, laidback seaside towns, the golden sands of the Sahara desert and the High Atlas Ranges.
A tour of the vibrant city of Marrakech reveals the peaceful nature of the Moroccans as you will interact with the friendly Berbers as you haggle prices in the souks, enjoy the peaceful Majorelle Gardens and visit the ever colorful Djemma El Fna square where nothing but enchanting thrills happen, from fire eating to snake hypnosis.
The city of Meknes is charming and historical built in a Spanish Moorish style with impressive walls and magnificent gates. It is one of the imperial cities of Morocco which is near the ancient Roman ruins.
Explore the relaxed seaside town of Essaouira and you would forget all about the cares of the world. The pace of life here is calm and it is a popular destination for water sports.