If the late, great Anthony Bourdain taught us anything, it’s that the best food a country has to offer is often found not in fancy restaurants, but in the humble hole-in-the-walls where average people go for lunch. Tunisia has plenty of fine dining options, but the heart and soul of Tunisian cuisine can be experienced […]
Engaging Cultures Travel announces the launch of their Jordan Olive Harvest Tour.
“After 3 years of hosting our ‘Olive Harvest Day Experience’, we decided it was time to create a multi-day tour with the Jordan olive harvest as the focal point,” says Daniel Robards, Engaging Cultures Travel’s co-founder. “Year after year we […]
It’s been 2 weeks since I returned to my normal life. But questions of what “normal” means have been plaguing me since my Wadi Rum tour.
“If you made me a king,” Mosalem, our Bedouin host, said, “And gave me a palace, and servants, and a feast every night, I wouldn’t take it. Out here […]
I’ve been waiting a year for October and November to arrive. Autumn is my favorite season in Jordan. Though it’s not the glowing orange, red, and yellow colors of Fall I’m familiar with, it does bring cooler temperatures and the Jordan olive harvest.
I was able to experience the olive harvest […]
By John – former guest of Engaging Cultures Travel
I had the privilege of traveling to Jordan late last spring. I had traveled to Africa and Europe a couple of times before, but never had the opportunity to travel to the Middle East. It had always been a dream of mine to go, so when I found out […]
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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust