A free day in Amman is the perfect opportunity to explore Roman ruins, local art, and Arab cuisine while experiencing a slice of city life. Here are five ways to spend your day in Amman.
The Dana Biosphere is Jordan’s largest nature reserve and has something special to offer travelers during their travels in Jordan. Check out these 3 reasons to include Dana on your Jordan itinerary.
Travelers to Sfax often describe its walled city as the most authentic medina in Tunisia. Indeed, it’s easy to understand why as the Sfax medina has been mostly untouched by tourism. It continues to play an important role in everyday life for locals, as it has for centuries.
If you’re the kind of traveler who likes […]
Are you looking for smaller sites to add to your Tunisia itinerary that are accessible and worthy of your time? One of my favorite places that fits this bill is Takrouna. This ancient Berber village outside of Sousse is perched on a hilltop surrounded by neatly cultivated olive groves. Takrouna offers wonderful views of the […]
Jordan’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic was quick and strict. The preemptive steps and containment strategies included a shutdown of all tourist sites and a four-day country-wide lockdown in March, followed by strict curfews and quarantines. These measures have been effective in combating the virus; there are currently fewer than two-hundred active cases in […]
5 Things You Might Not Know About Petra
The UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra is known for its ancient history and impressive architecture. The cliff-carved facade of the Treasury, in particular, is recognized as the “face” of the archeological site, made even more famous after it appeared in the finale of […]
Guidebook publisher Fodor’s Travel recently released its “Go List” for 2020. The list features 52 locations around the world the company considers “the next it destination, the next big event, or simply the places we want to travel to next.” The travel expert highlighted just 10 destinations in Africa and the Middle East, […]