Middle East - Understand Middle East & Survival Guide (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Understand the Middle East, The Middle East Today, History, Religion, Architecture, Middle Eastern Cuisine, The Arts, Landscape and Environment, Survival Guide, Traveller Etiquette, Safe Travel, Women Travellers, Directory, Transport, Health and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Middle East guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, religion and food, to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on traveller etiquette, and tips for women travellers, kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on history, people and cultural events
- info on the Middle East’s architectural highlights
- details on safe travel in the region
- full coverage for foodies
Coverage includes: Understand the Middle East, The Middle East Today, History: from the cradle of civilisation to the Arab Spring, Religion: Islam, Judaism and Christianity, Architecture: Ancient Egyptian Architecture, Greek and Roman Architecture, Mosques, Synagogues, Churches, Secular Architecture, Urban Buildings and Rural Buildings, Middle Eastern Cuisine: Mezze, Breads, Salads, Kebabs, Desserts, Tea, Coffee, Ramadan, Jewish Celebrations and Easter, The Arts: Cinema, Decorative Arts, Literature and Music, Landscape and Environment: Land, Deserts, Mountains, Rivers, Wildlife, National Parks, Wildlife Reserves and Environmental Issues, Survival Guide, Traveller Etiquette, Safe Travel, Women Travellers, Directory, Transport, Health, Language and Glossary.
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