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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie March 28th, 2017

The Siwa Oasis, Egypt

In Jordan | Destination Guides

Until very recently, Siwa was Egypt’s most inaccessible oasis despite it being one of the most interesting. Siwa’s rich history includes a visit from Alexander the Great in 331 BC; he came here to consult the Oracle of Amun.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie March 23rd, 2017

How to make a Chador

In Jordan | Travel Tips

The instruction below are an easy way to make a lightweight chador, ideal for anyone travelling to an Islamic country where dress codes apply.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie July 27th, 2023

Dana Biosphere Reserve: A Jordan Nature Reserve

In Jordan | Destination Guides

Nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers prepare to embark on a remarkable journey through the enchanting landscapes of the Dana Biosphere Reserve.

Located in Dana Village, Jordan, this ecological haven boasts breathtaking scenery, diverse wildlife, and cultural treasures waiting to be discovered. Whether you are a hiker, a birdwatcher, or simply someone searching for tranquillity, this ultimate guide will provide you with everything you need to know for an unforgettable visit to the Dana Biosphere Reserve.

So pack your bags, lace up your boots, and immerse yourself in this ecological paradise's wonders.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie July 27th, 2023

Swimming in the Dead Sea: A Guide to Enjoying the Experience

In Jordan , Israel | Destination Guides

Swimming in the Dead Sea is a unique and bucket list-worthy experience that should be on every traveller's radar. Located in the Middle East, between Israel and Jordan, the Dead Sea is a natural wonder offering a unique swimming experience.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie July 29th, 2023

The best festivals in Jordan: A cultural events Guide

In Jordan | Destination Guides

In Jordan, festivals play a significant role in celebrating the country's vibrant culture and traditions. These festivals bring together locals and tourists alike, providing a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich heritage of Jordan. From music and dance performances to culinary delights and traditional crafts, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie July 10th, 2023

Where is the Dead Sea and Why It's a Must-Visit?

In Jordan | Destination Guides

The Dead Sea is a salt lake between Jordan and the West Bank in the Jordan Rift Valley. It is the lowest point on Earth, at 1,400 feet below sea level. The Dead Sea is also the saltiest body of water in the world, with a salinity of 34%. This high salinity makes it impossible for anything to live in the Dead Sea, hence its name.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie July 31st, 2023

Petra by Night: A Magical Evening in the Red City

In Jordan | Destination Guides

Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, is a must-see for any traveller to Jordan. But did you know that Petra is even more magical at Night? Petra by Night is a special event every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening. During this two-hour experience, a local expert will guide you through the ancient city, sharing stories about its history and culture. You'll also enjoy traditional Jordanian music, dance, and a delicious Bedouin dinner.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie August 2nd, 2023

Things to do in Amman: Explore the City of Wonders

In Jordan | Destination Guides

Amman invites you on a journey through Time, as the city's storied past is elegantly revealed in its architecture—the Roman Amphitheater, the Citadel, and the fascinating ruins of Jerash await your exploration. This modern city's thriving arts scene is a testament to its creative spirit, housing a plethora of contemporary galleries, street art, and cultural centres.

Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie September 22nd, 2023

Wadi Musa: 2023 Guide to Petra & Places to Visit in Jordan

In Jordan | Destination Guides

Welcome to Wadi Musa and Petra! If you plan a trip to Jordan in 2023, you're in for an unforgettable experience. Wadi Musa is the gateway to the ancient city of Petra, one of the world's most remarkable archaeological sites. In this guide, we'll take you through everything you need to know about visiting Petra and exploring the beautiful country of Jordan.