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, […]
5 Experiences to Include on a Customized Jordan Tour
From harvesting olives in the north to camping in Wadi Rum in the south, the adventure possibilities in Jordan are endless. One of the hardest parts of planning a trip is knowing where to start. Here’s some inspiration for experiences to include on […]
Cheek to the dust.
Beside me, Suleiman leans in, too.
We turn our faces away to breathe, then blow again on the glowing tinder.
The call to prayer begins down below, from the one-room mosque by the tree in the valley.
Tendrils of smoke make me blink.
I’m here with my family, in Feynan, in the arid valleys of southern […]
What Biblical Sites are in Jordan?
I remember the first time I traveled to the East coast in the US. I distinctly remember saying to myself, “Woah, this building was built in the 1700s!” Then I moved to Jordan where everything is old. We’ve got stuff from the book of Genesis for Heaven’s sake![…]
Why Tour Jordan?
Like you, I have personally experienced the transformative power of travel. This is one of the reasons I settled in Jordan; a small country with amazing sites, limitless potential for adventure, and some of the friendliest people on the planet. Travel magazines are now highlighting why a Jordan tour is a must for […]