Wadi Rum

A vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds, pastel coloured stretches of sandy desert and amazing rock formations known as jebels, the desertscape of Wadi Rum represents some of the most stunning countryside on the planet. Wadi Rum possesses unspoiled natural beauty forged by millions of years of geological formation, erosion and evolution. Split by networks of canyons and ravines, spanned by naturally formed rock bridges and watered by hidden springs, the jebels (essentially mountains) offer great opportunities for scrambling, rock climbing and trekking.

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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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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Top 5 ways to wander the world’s wonders

Usually when one talks about travel, we think about boarding a plane. But once you’ve arrived, there are far more exciting ways to see the world. Here are our top 5 modes of transport in a few of our favourite … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Lawrence of Arabia

A cinematic masterpiece, Lawrence of Arabia was released in 1962, and won a grand total of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Starring Peter O’Toole and Alec Guinness, the film is being re-released this year to mark … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our competition winner!

Congratulations to Stacey King who has won our Festive Road to Jordan tour for two including flights! Having earned a bonus point multiplier for her video of the Bangles singing their classic ‘Walk Like an Egyptian’, Stacey made it to the … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Wadi Rum Timelapse

The extraordinary landscape of Wadi Rum comes to life in today’s Video of the Week. Wadi Rum Timelapse by Jared J. Kohler on Vimeo A vast and silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and stunning rock formations rising dramatically from the sand, … Continue reading

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Jordan: what to expect

By Matthew Teller Sunshine. That’s one big thing to expect in Jordan. But there’s a few others, too. You could expect a completely unique afternoon in a totally unvisited low-income neighbourhood of East Amman hanging out with local kids, having … Continue reading

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Camping overnight in Wadi Rum

Travel blogger Adam Groffman travelled with us to Jordan late last year – here he looks back on an unforgettable night spent in the wide open spaces of Wadi Rum, Jordan. For more of Adam’s work, take a look at … 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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