Throughout history, the Middle East has been a major centre of world affairs, a strategically, economically, politically, culturally and religously sensitive area. The historical origins of major religions suchas Judaism, Christianity and Islam. This is a melting pot of culture, and a trip to any part of the Middle East will be challenging and yet equally rewarding as you discover the mystic of these diverse countries. Generally this part of the world is extremely hot and arid so you need to be prepared to holiday here.
For many the Middle East is a fantastic stopover detsination on route to your final destination. With the emergence of super carriers like Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates Airlines, you can not miss the opportunity for a quick stop off here. Dubai is one of the most famous MIddle Eastern cities and for the UAE one of the biggest reasons you visit. Dubai is a growing state, it is one of the Emirates that is rich with oil, business, trades, opportunities and ports making it a perfect stop for the local boat merchant.
Travelling as a family through the other major countries of the Middle East, Jordan, Israel, Iran and the likes, will have its challenges. They are magical and mysterious however the safety concerns you would have your family could outweigh the fun filled holiday you were hoping for. Not to say you should stay away as if you plan well, consider a family organised tour, and prepare for the advenrture well in advance you can and will have the time of your life.
The Middle East to travel with your tot is not for the faint hearted, a quick stop off in Qatar, Dubai or Abu Dhabi is a brilliant way to dip your feet in this amazing part of the world. If you have the experience of travelling as a family and have done some other challenging trips then consider this as your next destination!