FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Middle East

Trends / Food & Drink
Aug 2, 2019

Take an Insider Tour of a Tel Aviv Food Market

With a nickname like “the land of milk and honey,” it should be no surprise Israel is jam-packed with delicious food and drink. If you’re not familiar with what to taste, how to order it or where to find the best stall among the troves in Israel’s bustling markets, don’t despair: Delicious Israel is here to help. Former attorney and amateur chef Inbal Baum emigrated from the United States to Israel in 2009 and ultimately opened Delicious Israel in 2011 to share her passions for Israeli cuisine and culture with visitors.

United’s 100 Percent Green Commitment to be Carbon Neutral by 2050

United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.

Tips / Destination
Aug 2, 2019

Get Your Float On in the Dead Sea

Floating in the Dead Sea is a bucket-list experience, but you can’t exactly just walk up to it and flop in. And you wouldn’t want to. While it’s true that the high density of the salt-packed sea will force you to float with no effort of your own, there are several other considerations and preparations to make before arriving if you’re looking for maximum enjoyment (and lack of injury).

Socotra Island, Indian Ocean

The Yemeni Island of Socotra is home to wildlife and plant life never found anywhere else in the world. The island is part of an archipelago in the Indian Ocean and a beloved symbol of the Arabian Sea. With the region rife with war at the moment, experts are beginning to wonder how much longer its unique topography will last.

8 Reasons to Visit Ireland this Fall

Thinking about an autumnal adventure or Thanksgiving trip this year? Well, with lively cities, an extravaganza of festivals and the BEST Halloween celebrations around, the island of Ireland is calling! And if you need more reasons to Press the Green Button and go, these might just seal the deal …

Tips / Destination
Jun 22, 2019

How to Dress Like a Local in the Middle East

When traveling to a foreign land, it’s a great idea to look up the trending fashion and try to adapt. Sometimes, tourists are signaled out for malicious intent, for example, scamming or stealing, and locals can identify them by their clothing. Clothing is an easy way to stand out from a crowd, especially when someone comes from a Western country, like America or Europe, and travels to a more conservative country.