The International Ecotourism Society defines ecotourism as the “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education” (TIES, 2015). Unfortunately, mass tourism can often be harmful to an environment. Even the most well intentioned travelers can unknowingly leave […]
Typically, travelers visiting Jerash drive in from Amman, see the ruins, then return to Amman afterwards. This limits the travelers’ time to explore Jerash, and they miss out on other great opportunities. There are a number of places to stay near Jerash in order to get the most out of your time in this incredible […]
Encountering Local Jordanians
When I visited Jordan, I was certainly overwhelmed by all of the beautiful sites and delicious food, but my eyes were really opened to the amount of peace among the Jordanian people.
Jordan will serve as the host country for the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup from Sept. 20 through Oct. 21. Matches will be played in Amman, the capital city, as well as Irbid and Al Zarqa. If you’re planning on traveling to Jordan for the U-17 Women’s World Cup, Engaging Cultures Travel would […]