Category Archives: Middle East

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Bahrain in a Day

Touring Bahrain in a day to see the top sights of the country including Manama, the National Museum, the Grand Mosque, the Souk, Bahrain Fort, Bahrain Grand Prix, the Tree of Life and the Burial Mounds on the Perusing the Persian Gulf tour. Journey Coming from Oman, I arrived in Bahrain in the evening. The … Continue reading Bahrain in a Day

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Experience: Hilton Kuwait Resort, Kuwait City

A review of the Hilton Kuwait Resort in Kuwait City, Kuwait on the trip Perusing the Persian Gulf. Highlights Extensive private beach area. Excellent service for a large resort. Great selection of fine and casual dining. Stunning facilities for individuals and large groups. Revitalizing spa and fitness center. Background Hilton Kuwait Resort has created a … Continue reading Experience: Hilton Kuwait Resort, Kuwait City

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The Sultanate of Oman in Two Days

Touring Oman in two days focusing on Muscat and the historic forts on the first stop of the trip, Perusing the Persian Gulf. The Journey Oman was the start of my Perusing the Persian Gulf tour which would bring me around the Persian Gulf towards Iran and finally Azerbaijan. Coming from New York I had … Continue reading The Sultanate of Oman in Two Days

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Experience: The Domain Bahrain, Manama

A review of the The Domain Bahrain in Manama, Bahrain on the trip Perusing the Persian Gulf. Highlights Elite social club atmosphere. Wide selection of restaurants and bars. Personalized spa experience. Excellent service oriented staff. Central location with incredible views. Background The Domain Bahrain has taken down the social walls of traditional hotels and focused … Continue reading Experience: The Domain Bahrain, Manama

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Experience: Grand Hyatt Muscat, Oman

A review of the Grand Hyatt Muscat in Muscat, Oman on the trip Perusing the Persian Gulf. Highlights Centrally located in one of the best neighborhoods and near attractions. Resort like pool and beach space. Luxurious rooms and facilities. Award winning restaurants. Lavish banquet and conference facilities. Background The Grand Hyatt is a symbol of … Continue reading Experience: Grand Hyatt Muscat, Oman

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Trip Plan: Perusing the Persian Gulf

Planning my upcoming trip to visit Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iran, Azerbaijan, Monaco, and Andorra. Aptly named Perusing the Persian Gulf (except for the last three) these seven countries will bring my country count to 126! Here’s how I planned it! Originally scheduled to visit the Stans, I was unprepared for the number of visas I … Continue reading Trip Plan: Perusing the Persian Gulf

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Top Ten Hotels of 2014

A list of my the top ten hotels of 2014 I’ve stayed in around the world! While spending almost 50% of my year traveling, I’ve stayed in many different accommodations around the world. Here is a list of my favorite top ten hotel experiences in 2014 and not all of them are from my Top … Continue reading Top Ten Hotels of 2014

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Top Ten Countries of 2014

A summary of my top ten countries of 2014! With 49 new countries across 5 continents visited in 2014, I had a serious year of travel with some wonderful and crazy experiences. I’ll post the complete list soon, but until then, here is my pick for the top 10 new countries visited based on the … Continue reading Top Ten Countries of 2014

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Experience: Alexander Tel Aviv Hotel

A review of the Alexander Tel Aviv Hotel in Israel on the trip The Great Eastern Summer. Highlights Beautiful beachside location. Trendy rooftop lounge and restaurant. Friendly and helpful service. Spacious and modern suites. Experience The Alexander Tel Aviv Hotel was originally opened in 1992 as one of Tel Aviv’s first all suite hotels. It … Continue reading Experience: Alexander Tel Aviv Hotel

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Experience: The American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem

A review of the The American Colony Hotel in Jerusalem on the trip The Great Eastern Summer. Highlights Rich history dating back to the late 1800s. Luxurious and uniquely designed rooms. Pleasant outdoor areas in the property. Interesting mix of frequenting guests. Experience The American Colony Hotel has a history that incredibly goes back to … Continue reading Experience: The American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem