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The Syrian Refugee Crisis: My First-Hand Account From The Turkish Border
Abdul Abdurrazzak Othman, a retired physics teacher who spent 15 years in prison, he is pictured with his sons

The Syrian Refugee Crisis: My First-Hand Account From The Turkish Border

More than three years have passed since protesters took the streets in Syria. What began as a call for democracy, a mass movement to end Bashar al-Assad’s 43 years of family rule, has turned into […]

5 Of The Most Beautiful Countries You Should Think Twice About Visiting
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5 Of The Most Beautiful Countries You Should Think Twice About Visiting

The U.K. Foreign Officer recently compiled a list of countries that: a) you should not travel to, and b) those that you should travel to only if you must. These warnings, as listed by The Telegraph, are focused […]

Traveling The Land Of Lawrence Of Arabia
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Traveling The Land Of Lawrence Of Arabia

Let’s face it, “Lawrence of Arabia” is one of the best travel movies of all time. I dare you to watch this flick (and, yes, that means you’re going to have to put aside about […]

File Under Reasons I’m Jealous Of Londoners: Weekend Trips To Damascus
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File Under Reasons I’m Jealous Of Londoners: Weekend Trips To Damascus

Nothing frustrates me more than when I read about Londoners discussing simple weekend trips to such places as southern Spain, Morocco, or as is the case here, Damascus. (Why isn’t my my house in New […]

Lessons From The Road To Damascus
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Lessons From The Road To Damascus

Feel like the world’s getting smaller? A trip to the Middle East will help convince you otherwise. Here’s seven easy lessons to help make sure you’re prepared. By Laura Bridgestock Spending ten days traveling from […]