• Petra by Day, Petra by Night…

    In November of 2019 I was lucky enough to go on my very first trip to Jordan. There were so many highlights (thanks to a very tasty cooking class I’m now trying to source an authentic 7 Spice here in Melbourne!), but the most spectacular would have to be...

  • Why now is the best time to visit Jordan

    The stunning landscape of Wadi Rum is just one of Jordan’s many treasures. For years we have been told that the classic Seven Wonders of the World were the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at...

  • New 7 Wonders of the World by AirPano (2 minute read)

    Ever since the finalists were announced back in 2007, the New 7 Wonders of the World have captured the imagination of travellers and artists alike, including the Russian-based photography group AirPano. Specialising in drone photography, their images provide unique aerial perspectives of these incredible sites plus more besides as they continue...

  • From Amman to Madaba

    Earlier this year I travelled to the Hashemite Kingdom on our 8 day Totally Jordan group tour. Kicking off in the capital city of Amman, I proceeded to spend the next week discovering the ancient Roman ruins of Jerash, catching a glimpse of the Promised Land from Mt Nebo, exploring Crusader Castles, uncovering the...

  • Jordan From the Air Travel Video

    This week’s video pick comes from the visionary travel film makers of Matador Network – an independent media site with a thriving travel community and one of the fastest growing travel lifestyle brands on the web. Using the latest photography, drone, and video technology they put together inspiring travel videos...

  • Extra time in Jordan

    While the bustling capital of Amman, vast red desert landscape of Wadi Rum and the once lost city of Petra, are must-sees on any trip to Jordan, those with a bit more time on their hands can head off the beaten track to discover beautiful national parks, desert castles, luxurious...

  • Different views of Petra (5 minute read)

    If I ask you to picture the country of Jordan, I can almost guarantee that one particular image will spring to mind. An image of one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, of a UNESCO World Heritage Site made famous by the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the...

  • Top 10 things to do in Jordan

    With an array of ancient ruins, lost cities, biblical sites and spectacular landscapes to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start in Jordan. With taken a look at our top ten things to see and do in the Hashemite Kingdom. Whether its exploring the remains...

  • 200 years and counting…

    Our guest blogger visits the Rose City of Petra on a very special day… It was cold, at the top of the mountain. Not quite sunset, but getting that way. A whirlpool wind was slicing around the crags, sucking at the withered, clinging trees. This was a place of...

  • The ancient ruins of Petra

    August the 22nd marks the 200th anniversary of the lost city of Petra’s rediscovery by the Swiss explorer Johann Burckhardt. To celebrate this icon of Jordan, we’ve put together some of our favourite photographs of this fabled place. Have you seen it in person? If not, why not??

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