Do you want to see a work of art that has also broken a world record? If so, Maraya will check both boxes. Maraya is set in AlUla’s — one of the oldest cities in the Arabic peninsula — Ashar Valley desert canyon. It rises from the desert sane like a mirage and is uniquely designed to blend into the landscape.
It’s time to add a trip to Saudi Arabia to your future travel itinerary. The country will soon welcome a new resort, appropriately named Desert Rock, on its west coast.
What does nude modeling have to do with saving a global landmark? American photographer Spencer Tunick is here to explain with his new art installation, which is intended to make a statement about the quickly disappearing Dead Sea.
Castles are elegant, sophisticated, and the stuff of fairy tales. They can also be a bit spooky, though, particularly when they’ve been abandoned for years on the Turkish hillside.
Dubai is one of the most famous cities in the United Arab Emirates, partly because it’s home to some of the world’s biggest show-stopping attractions. Not only does Dubai house the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, but it now also contains the world’s deepest diving pool: Deep Dive Dubai.
Few travel destinations compare to the stunning turquoise thermal pools found in Pamukkale, Turkey. “Pamukkale” translates to “cotton castle” in English. This tiny southwest Turkey town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to 17 exquisite water terraces.
History lessons seem boring at first. However, artist Alessandro Tomasi is on a journey to change that. Tomasi uses modern technology to reconstruct famous faces from history. His work is making the process of learning about the past much more engaging for students of all ages.
Throughout the world, 79.5 million people have been forcibly displaced, and 26 million of them are refugees. Many people are vaguely aware of the plight of refugees worldwide, but most have no idea of just how dire the situation truly is. In an effort to shed light on this horrific crisis, a puppet by the name of “Little Amal” is going on an 8,000-kilometer journey, beginning at the border of Syria and Turkey.
For years, Santa Claus has been busy “making his list and checking it twice,” but the man in the red suit has come a long way from his humble beginnings to the Santa the world knows and loves today.
Born in Syria and raised in Saudi Arabia, artist and architect Mohamad Hafez has a strong tie to the Middle East and a desire to show the rest of the world the horrors of the political struggle in many Middle Eastern countries.