What to expect in Middle East
Most parts of the Middle East are characterised by a hot desert climate with temperatures rising to over 50 °C in the summer. Despite the abundance of deserts, the Middle East is also surrounded with various seas, gulfs and rivers.
The Arabic language is widely spoken, and Islam is the official state religion in most countries.
The cities frequently visited in this region are Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Riyadh and Jerusalem.