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Sitting at the crossroads of ancient civilizations between Arabia and the Mediterranean Sea is the Kingdom of Jordan. Renowned for its stunning desert landscape at Wadi Rum and overflowing with historic sites on the old trade routes, including Crusader castles, Roman ruins and ancient cities, Jordan’s most famous landmark is the Nabataean Rose City of Petra – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. And let’s not forget a few other gems – both the Dead Sea and the Red Sea!

Photo Showcase – Road to Jordan

Last week we asked you to help us settle a debate on Facebook. The question was, if you had to pick one – the Pyramids of Giza or Rose City of Petra, which would you choose? Well lucky for you, … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Sights of Jordan

The magical country of Jordan has been captivating travellers for centuries and today continues to enthrall a whole new generation as a modern and vibrant nation. Perhaps best known for the lost city of Petra, a spectacular vision of man’s … Continue reading

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Journey through Jordan

From the bustling capital city of Amman and the Roman ruins of Jerash, to the archaeological wonders of Petra, the vast red landscape of the Wadi Rum, and the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea, Hollie Youlden takes us on a journey through Jordan.  We … Continue reading

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Off the beaten track in Jordan

It very often happens in this job. Customer jealousy, that is. We’ve set up an amazing adventure in the desert or the jungle – and now you lot are going! Meanwhile, we sit chained to our desks, dreaming of the … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – On The Go in Jordan 2013

One of our very own passengers just came back from a tour of Jordan and had this brilliant video to share of her adventures there. Take a look here at the wild beauty of Jordan in our Video of the … Continue reading

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How to say ‘Thank You’ in five languages

It’s probably the easiest phrase to learn in any language, and one of the most important too. Learning an entire language before you go to a country is not always feasible, but it’s worthwhile trying to learn a few of … Continue reading

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12 Top Travel Destinations to see in 2013 – Part 2

It’s part 2 of our series on the best places to see in 2013. What’s top of your travel list for 2013? Check out Part 1 in the series for more inspiration. 7. Russia With a rich history stretching back … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – A family tour of Jordan

A historically fascinating country, Jordan has been made famous in films like Lawrence of Arabia and Indiana Jones, and was even visited by our favourite adventurer Tintin. From the majesty of the rose red city of Petra and the wide … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Lawrence of Arabia

Re-released this year, Lawrence of Arabia is once again thrilling audiences the world over, 50 years after its initial release in 1962. Now digitally restored, the film has never looked better, with crisp imagery to compliment the epic scale and … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Our Top 10 World Wonders

When it comes to the Top 10 World Wonders, (or even ten top world wonders, not even the top ten) opinion is no doubt divided. But we’re sure no one can really disagree that these are some of the world’s … Continue reading

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