Last October I spend two months backpacking through Syria and had a great travel experience. It was my first time in the Middle East and I found it so different from any other destination I had travelled to.
Syria is a beautiful country with the capital city of Damascus being a very popular place with tourists for its many attractions and things to see.
Just make sure you get your hands on any Damascus Tourist Guide, often available at the airport but I had mine already before departure.
Most guides offer all sorts of handy information like where to find the...