Tagged with Middle East

QATAR, Doha | The Stopover

QATAR, Doha | The Stopover

Highest per capita income of any country on earth [check] Hosting the next FIFA World Cup in 2022 [check] Country where a natural disaster is least likely to strike [check] Home to a world-class museum designed by I M Pei [check] Boasts a Kick-Butt-Award-Winning airline that offers an incredible stopover program [check] Welcome to Qatar, … Continue reading

HORSES and FALCONS and CAMELS, OH MY!

HORSES and FALCONS and CAMELS, OH MY!

Peregrine Falcons are the fastest animal in the world. You thought it was the cheetah, didn’t you? Come on…you learned it in third grade like I did. True, cheetahs are the fastest land animal, but when it comes to speed falcons have them beat by a country mile. The Peregrine Falcon can fly an unbelievable … Continue reading

A Taste of Dubai

A Taste of Dubai

If you thought New York was the Empire State, check out these statistics.  The Middle East is home to the world’s busiest airport, the world’s second largest building by floor space and the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.  Welcome to Dubai, UAE.  Located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai is one of the … Continue reading