See the home of Star Wars

Tunisia has been used as a location in every Star Wars film except The Empire Strikes Back.

It all began on the plains of Tunisia - which really isn't so far, far away.

20 reasons to visit Dubai with kids

It's all go at the Aquaventure waterpark.

Dubai is full of great activities for children. Here's a quick guide to 20 of the best.

The museum that hates America

An Iranian cleric walks past a mural on the wall of the former US embassy in Tehran.

A tour through this ghostly place unearths the sins of what is now known as the "US den of espionage".

The Sultan and me

Muscat is Oman's charmingly ramshackle capital.

Under the ever-watchful gaze of Sultan Qaboos, Sharon Stephenson enjoys a slice of Arabian authenticity in Oman.

This is no ordinary cafe

Platter from Local Bites Cafe, Dubai.

Even most locals have never eaten food quite like this.

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