Mecca Mecca or Makkah (Arabic: مكة المكرمة Makkah al-Mukarramah), located in western Saudi Arabia, is the holiest city in Islam. It is strictly forbidden for Non-Muslims to enter the city and this is strongly enforced. Road signs to guide Muslims are provided. During prayer times, streets near the Mosque may get crowded with mosque goers due to most Muslims having a preference for praying at the Sacred Mosque. A pilgrimage to Mecca, known as the Hajj, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, and it is obligatory for all…Read More
Category: Middle East Expensive Places
Beautiful mountain ranges, untouched beauty, warm waters and some of the oldest history in the world makes the Middle East a perfect place to visit. Unfortunately finding a safe place to explore here is often compared to finding a needle in a haystack. With political unrest, terrorism and travel advisories; travelers are often avoiding this beautiful part of the world but as you will soon discover; you don’t have to stay away.
Seven 7-Star Hotels – the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels
Seven 7-Star Hotels – the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels With the announcement of Europe’s first six star service hotel and residential resort Palacio da Quinta on the Portuguese Algarve a couple of days back, we set out to discover some more tasty accommodation morsels to show you what living in true luxury really means if you like to travel (and rest) in style. It seems that five star hotels are no longer the norm when it comes to bedding our heads for the night. These days it is caviar, personal…Read More