Jordan Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Jordan Travel Guide Destination Guides Amman Accommodation Jordan hotels – Search and compare all Jordan hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Travel Guides Visit Jordan – Official website of the Jordan Tourism Board. – Business directory with some useful information for tourists. Blogs The Black Iris – A […]

In Pictures: Wadi Rum – Jordan

I am very much a city person but there is something about desert landscapes that appeals to me. It wasn’t always that way. I grew up on the edge of the Australian Outback so I thought I had my quota of desert for one life-time. Having travelled overseas and returned as an adult I saw […]

The wonder that is Petra, and the best time to see The Treasury

Petra is one of those places that I knew of but didn’t know a lot about. Most people (at least from my generation) would know Petra from the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, but kids of my generation were certainly not taught much about this part of the world in school (or maybe […]

Floating in the Dead Sea – Jordan

For as long as I have been listening to travellers tell tales about travel, floating on the water of the Dead Sea in Jordan (or Israel) always seems to make the list of things to do in ones life time. I can now say that having floated in/on the Dead Sea, it is one of […]

Mujib Biosphere Reserve – Jordan

[Walkers trekking through the river at Mujib Biosphere Reserve – Jordan] If you ask someone what they know about Jordan before they have been here, you would probably get the usual response of “Petra, the Dead Sea, and Wadi Rum.” That, and a few biblical sites was about my knowledge at least. So the Mujib […]

Amman Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Jordan > Amman Travel Guide [Roman theatre, Amman.] The Roman theatre in Amman. And we aren’t talking about the outskirts of town here, but smack in the middle of the city. It’s an incredible sight to see this nearly 2000 year old ruin amidst apartment blocks and a busy city road. In […]