“From ancient olive trees to instinctive hospitality, Jordanians are using their natural resources to cultivate a sustainable tourist industry.”
Zaghouan is a small city that’s off the beaten path for most Tunisia tours. Recently I was pleasantly surprised by my visit to the city that sits at the foot of Djebel Zaghouan, just 60 km south of Tunis. Being a small city without a large selection of hotels, most guidebooks don’t give it much […]
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 […]
I’m beginning to wear a light jacket in Amman during the evening, do you know what that means?
Jordan’s olive harvest season is quickly approaching!
It is one of my favorite times of the year and we would love to invite those living in Jordan or touring Jordan on October 19 & 26 or November 9 to […]
When traveling, an opportunity often arises to do something outside your comfort zone.
At these moments, I’ve found it helpful to tell myself: “I will not be denied this experience!”… then dive in.
There are certain culinary adventures that travelers don’t often experience when on a Jordan tour. I have lived in Jordan for a while now […]
As an American living in Jordan, Ramadan can be a lonely time. Many of my local friends are exhausted during the day, and busy with family in the evenings. Occasionally, however, an invitation comes to break the fast with them. Daniel, myself, and my son recently had an amazing meal […]
Wadi Rum is often touted as the place in Jordan for adventure and Bedouin culture. But if you do some planning before time, you’ll find some exceptional cultural experiences around Petra itself.
Here are some photos of off beaten path experiences you might want to include when planning a Petra tour.
Crossing sites off a bucket list can be fulfilling, but we need to add more human experiences to our bucket lists.
After our tours, we ask our guests to give us the top 2 highlights from their trip. They often say: Petra and the village experience in Ghor.
A simple experience with […]