Modernist architecture in Abu Dhabi with a location map. A guide to a style of UAE architecture more familiar in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc.
Middle East Blog Posts
For some of the best street art in Dubai, visit to Al Karama where Street 18B has been transformed by murals and graffiti into a huge open-air art gallery.
One of the best places to find street art in Dubai is City Walk, a lifestyle complex in Al Wasl district, where international artists painted murals.
Photos featuring ten of coolest brutalist and modernist bus stations we’ve spotted on our travels, highlighting some magnificent architecture.
Photographs of pre-civil war Syria. In the autumn of 2005, six years before the start of the civil war, I spent ten days travelling around Syria.
Part 2 in a series featuring must-see forts and castles around the globe, with some of the most impressive fortifications we have visited on our travels.
Forts and castles from around the world that you must visit. A photo essay featuring the finest forts and castles we have visited on our travels.
A photograph of the ancient Semitic city of Palmyra taken before the devastating civil war in Syria began … one of the most incredible places we have seen.
Photograph of the Roman ruins of Baalbek in Lebanon. In the Beqaa Valley, Baalbek is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the Middle East.
Driving from Tobruk to Benghazi in Libya, we suddenly spotted an approaching sandstorm. This photograph captures the dramatic orange tones.
A photo essay of doors and doorways from around the world. We like to photograph doors – they can be full of character and don’t move out of shot.
When travelling in Oman I took this photo of the Western Hajar Mountains en route between the now capital of Muscat and the former ancient capital of Nizwa.