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A guide to visiting Karak Castle, Jordan

A guide to visiting Karak Castle, Jordan

Jordan is a country with so much to see. If you are interested in history, culture and archaeology then planning a trip to Jordan should definitely be on your to-do list! And when you’re there, head to Karak Castle. It’s a historical landmark well worth seeing. So here’s everything you need know in order to make the most of your castle trip… What is Karak Castle? Karak Castle is a crusader...

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The Kings Highway Jordan: Road trip tips

The Kings Highway Jordan: Road trip tips

Have you always wanted to do a road trip? It’s something high on many peoples’ travel bucket lists, and for good reason. Getting to explore multiple cities in one tip, at your own pace with time on the open road - what could be better?! And one of the best places to do a road trip is Jordan. Here are some tips for taking a road trip down the Kings Highway, Jordan… What is the Kings Highway...

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10 things you NEED to know before driving in Jordan

10 things you NEED to know before driving in Jordan

Are you planning a road trip around Jordan? Then this is the blog post for you. Driving in Jordan is one of the best ways to explore this beautiful country. There are incredible sites up and down the lands, from churches to castles to famous archaeological sites that demand attention as you pass through the area. So a road trip around the country is a fantastic way to travel. Here are 10 things...

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Mount Nebo, Jordan: A guide to visiting

Mount Nebo, Jordan: A guide to visiting

Are you considering visiting Mount Nebo? If there’s one incredible thing about Jordan, it’s the stunning scenery the country has to offer. And Mount Nebo is no exception. Here is a guide to visiting the mountain, and why you definitely should… What is Mount Nebo? Mount Nebo is the highest part of the Abarim mountain range in Jordan. It is an elevated ridge around 710 metres above sea level...

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Petra at night: A guide to visiting

Petra at night: A guide to visiting

Jordan is a beautiful country. And top of everyone’s to-do list is a trip to Petra. One of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, Petra is a historical city in southern Jordan. You and your family will love exploring the various parts of the site, and there are some great photo opportunities too. You can even visit Petra at night! This blog post will explain how… Petra: a bit of...

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Jordan pass: What is it and why you should get one!

Jordan pass: What is it and why you should get one!

So, you’re going to Jordan. It really is a country so rich in culture, history, beautiful scenery, tasty food and so much more. You’re probably now in the midst of planning your trip - writing packing lists and booking transfers, scouring Instagram for Petra photo inspiration and deciding which shoes will be most comfortable for walking around castle ruins. And one thing you might not have...

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A guide to visiting the Crusader Castles, Jordan

A guide to visiting the Crusader Castles, Jordan

There are various Crusader castles around the world. These are, as the name suggests, castles that were founded or occupied during the Crusades. The castles can be found in the Middle East and the Eastern Med, as well as in Poland and some of the Baltic states. Some of the best crusader castles to visit are in Jordan. We visited the castles as part of our two week Jordan itinerary and absolutely...

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One week in Jordan: Jordan travel itinerary

One week in Jordan: Jordan travel itinerary

It was slightly eerie being landlocked by war torn countries, but Jordan is actually one of the safest places I've visited and the people are incredibly hospitable and friendly. There is so much to do for everybody, from children to the elderly and so many great places to stay. So if you're thinking about a trip to Jordan, or booking one of the many Jordan tour packages available I would...

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A guide to visiting Jerash, Jordan

A guide to visiting Jerash, Jordan

Jerash is one of the great places to visit in Jordan! I loved Jerash- it wasn't overly touristy and has some brilliant ancient architecture to explore. It was also super easy to reach from Amman. In this post I will tell you everything that I learn about Jerash to help make your travel plans a little easier! Where is Jerash? Located in the north of Jordan, Jerash is the capital city of the...

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A guide to visiting Madaba, Jordan

A guide to visiting Madaba, Jordan

Madaba isn't on everyone's Jordan itinerary, but it should be! We spent an afternoon in this ancient city that is somewhat off the typical tourist trail. I loved how it wasn't rammed with tourists and it had a really authentic Jordanian feel to it. It also had some really cools sites to see! In this blog post I will tell you all about visiting Madaba including why you should add it to your...

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