Syria is right at the crossroads of 3 continents – Europe, Asia and Africa and is also at the heart of the silk road. Ancient sites at Damascus, Aleppo and Bosra are all listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, as is the Roman City of Palmyra.

Exploring the ancient city of Bosra

If you’re interested in Roman and ancient history you should definitely visit the Ancient city of Bosra – a must-see on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This small Syrian town is only 50 km from Jordanian border and … Continue reading

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Technology in travel: how gadgets are redefining the travel experience

Travelling the world today is a totally different experience to how it must have been in previous decades. The idea of getting away from it all to an isolated corner of the globe is now becoming a memory for most … Continue reading

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Exploring Damascus and other ancient cities of Syria

Here’s the latest from Get Rid Of Me winners Katie Powell and Evan Hunken, currently exploring the ancient land of Syria. I have the window propped open and I can hear the speaker from the nearby mosque along with car … Continue reading

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Exploring Jordan: another side to Petra

The latest from Katie and Evan, currently cruising through Jordan on their way to Syria and beyond. For more, visit the Get Rid Of Me blog. I have fallen in love with Petra. I thought seeing Petra by Night was … Continue reading

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The Ancient Land of Syria

I’ve just come back from one of the most beautiful cities I have ever visited. The modern capital of Syria and one of the world’s oldest continually inhabited cities-Damascus. Sometimes I felt that I was in Rome, surrounded by narrow … Continue reading

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