Magazine Proche et Moyen-Orient

  • Israel practice, know

    Israël

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity card: Capital : Jerusalem (not internationally recognized) People : Approximately 8 million inhabitants (2013) . Constitution : Parliamentary Republic Language : Hebrew, Arabic Religion : Judaism, Islam Express entry: Visa As a French citizen you can stay three months in Israel as part of a holiday, no visa is necessary . Please [...]

  • The history of Israel ... in outline

    Israël

    Not easy to sum up the history of Israel in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Considered a sacred land by Jews since biblical times, the Land of Israel going after Israelite kingdoms by many hands: Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Sassanids, Byzantines, Arabs and finally Turkey. Ottoman rule began in 1260 and ends after the defeat of the Ottoman Empire during the [...]

  • The history of Turkey ... broadly

    Alanya

    Not easy to summarize the rich history of Turkey in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that we visit. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: The first human settlements in the Anatolian peninsula are among the oldest in the world. The Hittite Empire emerges XVIII century BC, they will be replaced by the Phrygians and the Cimmerians, Lydians, Lycians, before being occupied by the Greek around 1200 BC. The Achaemenid Persian Empire came to power in VI and Vth century [...]

  • Top 10 Dubai follies

    Kingdom of the excesses, Dubai offers the possibility of achieving the unthinkable. A brief overview of the extravagances of the most renowned emirate. one Ski Dubai Skier by.. 40 & deg; ? It's possible. Dubai has the only indoor ski resort in the Middle East. Five ski slopes with a 400 meters long, real snow and an internal temperature of -2 & deg; All conditions are met to give the illusion of a real trip to the mountains . 2 Dubai Mall. shopping Temple from its 1200 shops, this mall is a city within the city , there are over a hundred bars and restaurants, an aquarium, [...]

  • Top 10 Cappadocia

    Cappadoce

    ride in Cappadocia, 10 essentials: 1 - The Goreme Valley: with its famous fairy chimneys and cave dwellings, is the valley who knows the most successful in Cappadocia. The scenic beauty is as strange unique. A group classified by Unesco. 2 - The rock museum of Goreme: protected by a national park, the Goreme valley also serves open air museum with its many rock churches and magnificent Byzantine frescoes. 3 - Uchisar: another site emblematic of the unique landscapes of Cappadocia, the city is dominated by a rock cave dwellings dug and a fortress, labyrinth underground! [...]

  • Hotels Riyadh: Traveler guidance and advice to book

    For your visit to Riyadh, you choose from many beautiful neighborhoods and hotels of all categories. It is possible to find a hotel with rooms from € 30 per night. For example, the Hotel Mercure Grand Umm Al Qura is located minutes from Mecca and not far from other sites such as King Fahad Gate, the cemetery Jannat Al Moaalah. The rooms are comfortable and the scope of it all budgets, starting from 45 € .The hotel Manazel Al Ain Mercure is also a facility to recommend. Its two restaurants offer more diverse and delicious dishes. It is well placed because it is located in the residential and commercial [...]

  • Mesudiye: everything to prepare your holidays

    Alanya

    Mesudiye is a region of Turkey, which is an ideal destination for romantic holidays with family or friends. If you plan to get there, count an average stay of budget 500 € the week. If you have the money, you can choose the hotels and vacation rentals (apartments, houses, chalets). You can book for example in one of the hotels near the city center and the port of Datça.Dans case you prepare the best holiday in Mesudiye, you will have the opportunity to spend a cheap holiday. To do this, you should use a price comparator in order to benefit from the best offer possible. It is also recommended you [...]

  • Find a hotel in Izmir.

    Izmir

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Izmir. Izmir (formerly Smyrna) is the third largest city in Turkey and the second largest port after Istanbul. It is a modern and vibrant city, offering an interesting patchwork of modern and traditional architecture. The town developed around a huge bay surrounded by mountains. In Izmir, there are many hotels for all tastes and budgets, however, most tourists only pass in Izmir to reach the resorts of the Turkish coast. In terms of infrastructure, we often have to choose between a huge complex unprepossessing but very complete in terms of equipment and a [...]

  • 10 sites to check before going to Istanbul

    City gigantic, eclectic, colorful, it's easy to get lost in Istanbul. To help you navigate and plan your stay, here is a selection of useful websites; the tourist office site Istanbul of course, the official website of Istanbul Public Transportation, and several blogs and sites of tourist information. Discover Istanbul 1. Turkey's tourist office Find the official website of the Turkish tourism office all the information essential to the success of your stay in Turkey: Where to stay? Where to eat ? Or out? Have to do ? Getting around maps and guides, good shots, weather, shopping, excursions [...]

  • Armenia practice, know

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital : Yerevan Population 3260600 hab. (2001) Constitution Republic Language : Armenian, Russian Religion Christian . Entry requirements: Visa The tourist visas valid 21 days are available from the Armenian Embassy in Paris, or at land borders with Georgia and Iran, and that at the Yerevan airport. The average [...]

  • The history of Cyprus ... in outline

    Not easy to summarize the history of Cyprus in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that we visit. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: Cyprus is at the crossroads of many trade routes of antiquity, since 1700 BC it is a place of passage, colonization and trade in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Phenicia, the Greece and Rome. < / li> The Minoan civilization grows from 1700 to 1450 BC. The island is independent under the authority of various kings until the Persians took power [...]

  • Jordan practice, know

    Jordanie

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Amman Population 6407085 hab . Constitution : Constitutional Monarchy Language Arabic Religion : Islam (Sunni Muslims) . Entry requirements: Visa : A tourist visa is required, you can get it from the Jordanian Embassy in Paris, or also simply on arrival at the airport Amman or at land and sea border crossings. [...]

  • Lebanon practice, know

    Liban

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Beirut People : Approximately 4 million inhabitants . Constitution: Parliamentary Republic Language : Arabic, French, English Religion : Christianity, Islam, Judaism . Entry requirements: Visa French citizens will be granted a tourist visa upon arrival at Beirut Airport or at land borders. This one is [...]

  • Oman practice, know

    Oman

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Muscat Largest city: Bb People : 3027959 hab (2011) . Constitution Sultanate Language Arabic Religion Islam Entry requirements: Visa You will get your visa directly upon arrival at Muscat, the latter is valid for one month and costs 20 Rial . Passport : Your passport must be valid at [...]

  • Qatar practice, know

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Doha Population 1903447 hab. (2013) Constitution emirate monarchy Language Arabic Religion Islam Entry requirements: Visa You will get a tourist visa on arrival at Doha airport, that is valid for 30 days and costs 100 QR. (20 euros) Passport : Your passport must be valid 6 months after your [...]

  • Turkey practice, know

    Alanya

    Identity Card: Capital Ankara People 75 million (2013) Constitution: Parliamentary Republic Language : Turkish, Arabic, Kurdish Religion: Islam Entry requirements: Visa : You do not need visa for a tourist stay of less than 90 days . Passport and identity card : A French identity card valid is sufficient to enter Turkish territory . Silver Currency : Turkish lira Currency rates : 1 euro = 2.35 TL Change You can find exchange offices in almost every city, they generally offer better rates than banks. In the places it should be possible to pay in Euros [...]

  • CUTA TOURISM. Opening a water park in Abu Dhabi

    The water park Yas Waterworld opens Thursday, January 24, 2013 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. It will accommodate up 6000 people a day in a huge area of ​​over m & sup2 100,000; (or five football fields!). The park has more than forty attractions and slides and swimming pools with artificial waves. More information (in English) Prices: € 45 for adults / € 35 for children .

  • The UAE practice, know

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital : Abu Dhabi Largest city: Dubai Population 8264070 hab. (2010) Constitution federal state, Federation of UAE Language Arabic Religion Islam Entry requirements: Visa : European citizens will receive a tourist visa for 30 days upon arrival, this one can be extended for 90 days for $ 500 Dhs . [...]

  • Crossing the Negev desert, Israel

    Israël

    A rental car, a picnic and a water bottle cargo: it takes at least that to go through the six-hour trip that separate me from the city Eilat, Israel. Between Ashdod, where I began my journey, and the south, a major obstacle. The Negev desert On the way to travel the 13 km & sup2 000; this desert region. After a few minutes, one thing is clear: it is horribly hot, more than in other regions. So much for my environmental convictions, we must put the air conditioning or I will not hold! When I get out of the car to return to the essence, I am assailed by the hot sun and the heavy and stuffy air. [...]

  • Discover the delicious Lebanese specialties

    Liban

    Discover Lebanese cuisine in the world! Several addresses in different countries await you. so many flavors! If you want to stay in France, book a table at El baydar, the Rochechouart street or el Karam to rue Ferdinand Fabre, an opportunity to savor the famous tabbouleh with parsley and delicious Falafel with balls bean and chickpea, a real treat for gourmands. You are on Montreal? It's perfect ! A unique opportunity to make the delicious plaisiravec Narak Inab the stuffed vine leaves with rice and tomato, or a good Lebanese salad with chickpeas and olive oil Cavalier Lebanon at Prince Arthur, [...]

  • Find a hotel in Antalya.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Antalya. Antalya is the largest city on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, as well as the main tourist center. ancient city in remarkable architectural heritage, Antalya is a beautiful city that is certainly worth some attention. Even if the old stones of Antalya are far from the only reason that makes millions of tourists come every year in the Antalya region. No visitors here are attracted to stay all inclusive cheap, that offer the plethora resort hotel along the coast hundreds of kilometers. But back to the old town of Antalya, if you want to stay there, [...]

  • Stays Ayia Napa just to book your holiday ideas

    Ayia Napa, Cyprus is a destination where you can enjoy your vacation. Atmosphere at the seaside, various activities and interesting tours are offered to enhance your stay. The headlights are places in town so of course the beautiful beaches, the medieval monastery and the Maritime Museum. As entertainment, it's possible to do scuba diving and other water sports or indulge in parachute. For simplicity, enjoy the beach for a little tan ... To miss nothing, prepare well your trip by providing from 200 € the week to rent a B & B within 30 minutes from the beach by example . For those who prefer hotels, [...]

  • The history of Lebanon ... in outline

    Liban

    Not easy to summarize the history of Lebanon in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that we visit. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: The human presence is attested in Lebanon since the Paleolithic, towns in the hills of Byblos are attested since Neolithic times. In the early IIIéme millennium, the Canaanites settled on the territory and founded the rich Phoenician civilization. The Golden Age of Phoenician civilization is at the beginning of the first millennium, [...]

  • The history of Istanbul ... in outline

    Not easy to summarize the history of Istanbul in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that 'we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. From ancient times to the fall of Constantinople: In the VIIth century BC Byzas a sailor came from Megara in Greece founded a small colony on the European side: Byzantium. Opposite on the Asian side, other inhabitants of Megara founded Chalcedon. The city is growing thanks to its exceptional location and in 342, Emperor Constantine [...]

  • Selection: 10 Cheap hotels in Istanbul

    The entire hotel classic range is represented in Istanbul, so hotel rates are generally low, the quality of services is often quite average.

  • Find a hotel in Bodrum.

    Bodrum

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Bodrum. Bodrum is a port on the southern Aegean coast of Turkey. popular destination Bodrum has many faces, both very popular resort, fishing port and marina, Bodrum can also be proud to own an old historic center of beautiful and ancient Greek sites remains. Bodrum is particularly popular with the Istanbul bourgeoisie and foreign tourists. It is sometimes called the Turkish St Tropez ', therefore accommodation is more expensive than in the rest of Turkey. In summer it is strongly to reserve hotel in advance. Which hotel at what price? The budget accommodation [...]

  • From club in Turkey

    Alanya

    clubs and hotels stays in Turkey Turkey is easily grown to become unavoidable Mediterranean destinations, thanks to its climate, beaches, historic and natural sites, but even through the development of its resorts and hotels clubs, which host each year charter flights loaded with tourists eager litany of vacation, sun and relaxation. In the kind destination '' club '', Turkey arises here: we are not talking about Istanbul, or the amazing geology of Cappadocia, but the great resorts of the Turkish coast, where resorts n ' had no trouble grow. Turkey appears on all tour operators catalogs, which [...]

  • Everything to prepare your trips Byblos

    Liban

    administrative Express For a stay in Byblos, a city of Lebanon, it is necessary to have a passport valid for six months after the return date and a visa. Note that people with a passport showing a passage in Israel there will be forbidden entry. The visa is to apply to the Embassy of Lebanon. Health and safety There are no required vaccinations, but those that are universal are recommended. Concerning food, it is safer to drink bottled water or boiled. Otherwise, it is best to take out health insurance to receive care. The security leaves something to be desired there so one must be careful [...]

  • Jordan: Know the habits and customs

    Jordanie

    You are decided, for the holiday, you aim the extreme and not the least we can say! Jordan is a country very rich civilization. Considered the cradle of civilizations, get there is a little go in search of the original source. This country is so rooted in its traditions, the customs and traditions are a great place. If you want your stay is quietly, observe it. Jordan is a Muslim and conservative country. It is clear that in making it, it is important to respect local traditions in order not to create problems. Although the Jordanian people is warm and friendly, you risk offending them by not [...]

  • Istanbul by night. Good ideas

    Istanbul is not only a rich culture and history. Istanbul knows how his mysterious and opens its doors at night to a fascinating discovery of a city that sparkles. Istanbul, wants nightlife and offers a vibrant nightlife, as lively as the major European capitals like Berlin or Paris. To start your evening, go into town. A stroll actually worth. You will be fascinated by all these lights and you'll discover a different side of the city like Istanbul loved face changed to a more relaxed city. It is felt the faces of passersby. People seem to be prepared to experience the excitement of a vibrant [...]

  • gay tourism in Tel Aviv or go?

    Want to discover Tel Aviv as a gay angle? You will not be disappointed. As the gay capital of Israel and even the Middle East, Tel Aviv is an ideal destination for the gay community. The same-sex couples do not have to hide in Tel Aviv, they can walk in any neighborhood at any time of the day hand in hand without fear of being attacked or that the looks askance. The city is open and tolerant and there are not really specialized area, it is virtually the homosexual community in every corner of the city, just over the following two streets: Dizengoff Street and Rothschild Boulevard. In Tel Aviv [...]

  • Entrusting his holiday in a club to discover Turkey

    Alanya

    Turkey is unique. The climate is Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and mild winters. Which is perfect for chilly people who can not stand the winter too. tourist sites to visit in Turkey are multiple and vacation clubs often offer group tours led by local guides. Tourists can admire the remains of the area marking its history. The blend of Eastern and Western culture is also interesting. Turkey's clubs meet recreational needs, but also lazy multidisciplinary activities. Thus, the holiday will be animated, relaxing, cultural, active and unforgettable with a friendly and festive atmosphere. [...]

  • Enjoy the holiday specials of Turkish clubs

    Alanya

    Make savings by reducing holiday budgets possible. Clubs often have deals not to be missed. This applies to promotions and discounts by group of vacationers or families. There is a number of people to achieve and formulas are then offered. But they also depend on the clubs and there are different types of applications. To acquire a cheap vacation stay in Turkey, you have to take advantage of promotions. That is to say, the rally stays in dates specials. Then it is essential to compare the clubs that the budget is minimal. This while considering the vacation club. holidays in Turkey are offered [...]

  • Find a hotel in Cyprus.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Cyprus. In Cyprus the offer of accommodation is wide and varied, from 1 to 5 stars hotels, villas, apartment rentals, campgrounds, houses ... For hotels star ratings corresponds to European standards. During the summer, it is strongly advisable to book in advance at the risk of ending up sleeping on the beach. During the low season between mid-November and mid-March, it is possible to negotiate against the price of your room down. (Except Christmas and New Year's Day). You will find a wide range of hotels of all categories along the coast, most operate in [...]

  • How to go for cheap Cyprus

    It is an island installed the outskirts of the Syrian side in the Middle East. To travel for cheap Cyprus, call on flights and booking air and hotel. Promotional trips exist and airlines selling cheap tickets to come to the aid of relatively small grants. This mythical island of Cyprus was born the goddess of love in the person of Aphrodite. The Greek legend speaks to date. Visit the Mycenaean relics relating to the fabulous village of Papos which closes secrets. Moreover, residents of Cyprus are religious in nature. Go to Cyprus cheap to chapels nine in number whose architecture evokes the Byzantine [...]

  • Holiday Inn Al Khobar - Corniche - Al Khobar reservation and guest reviews

    Hospitality Establishment of four stars Holiday Inn Al Khobar Corniche is built in the district of Yarmouk. From its location, easily one has access to the business district and the center - city of Al Khobar. It is located at King Faisal Bin Abdul Aziz Street Al Khobar, near Qalaat Al Bahrain. The restoration of the hotel offers international dishes and Arabic cuisine. Meeting rooms and lounges of & lsquo; VIP are also present in this property. Several more services are available in the hotel as parking, newspapers, and currency exchange. For business customers, the institution conducts them [...]

  • Find a hotel in Turkey.

    Alanya

    Accommodation and tourist season in Turkey. All the major cities and tourist places have 5 star hotels, many of them belong to international hotel chains such as Hilton, Sheraton, Ritz-Carlton, Conrad to name a few. During the summer it is better to book hotels in Turkey, especially in Istanbul, Antalya and Izmir, off season you can negotiate the price of your room. To find a cheap hotel in Turkey turn you towards pensions and hostels, official or not. You can get a double room from 20 euros and a dorm bed for around 10 euros. By increasing your budget accommodation you can find a comfortable [...]

  • Find a hotel in Istanbul.

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Istanbul. Situated between the East and West, Istanbul is a European capital to accommodation or cheap but the quality of reception is patchy. Choose a good hotel before trying to find traveler testimonials to avoid unpleasant surprises. During the summer you need to book your hotel in Istanbul in advance, out of season you can negotiate the price of your room. To find a cheap hotel in Istanbul, turn to pensions and hostels, official or not. You can get a double room from 20 euros and a dorm bed for around 10 euros. By increasing your budget accommodation [...]