Don't end up meeting the Muttawa! Ensure you stay out of jail with the World Nomads guide to respecting the law in Saudi Arabia.
Over the past 50 years, Turkey‘s largest city, Istanbul, has transformed from an ancient city into a bustling metropolis of an estimated 12 million today and with that more cars on the roads. Find out how to navigate the streets in Turkey safely with World Nomads.
World Nomads offers advice to women traveling through the UAE on what to do if they are raped. Cases of rape often result in the woman being charged with illicit sex!
Travel warnings and alerts for Turkey. Istanbul suffers double bombing attack. What visitors need to know about safety in Turkey.
Travel warnings and alerts for Syria - Get the latest on: natural disasters, political instability and civil unrest. This page is updated as needed, so check back regularly.
You've seen the violent protests and you want to know: is it safe to go to Turkey? Find out more with this guide to staying safe while travelling Turkey with World Nomads.
How safe is Jordan for female travelers? We take a look at some of the best tactics for avoiding harassment.
Driving in Oman isn't the Mad Max adventure it can be in other Middle Eastern countries but driving standards do differ from those in most western countries.
Make the most out of being a muslim traveller to Mecca. This World Nomads guide to the Hajj will help you stay safe and healthy.
When in the Emirates, do what the locals do and be respectful of the dress standards. Find out how to stay out of jail with this guide to appropriate clothing for the UAE.
Security and checks at airports in Israel can be quite strict and thorough. World Nomads gives you the information you need to make it a smoother process.
Navigating Qatar can be a challenge. The country has one of the highest rate of roadway deaths in the world. Part of the problem is the large number of road projects, speeding and frequent roundabouts. The good news is conditions have improved
Qatar lies on the Persian Gulf in eastern Arabia north of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Despite its seat in an often volatile section of the Middle East, it's a generally safe country with a low crime rate.
Oman is located in a corner of the world which is often in the headlines as a flashpoint for east-west relations. But unlike some of it's near neighbours Oman is open and friendly towards western visitors.