THE MIDDLE EAST


How to Visit the Dead Sea on a Budget

Its 8,000 BC and what is now called Jordan, Stone Age hunters are farming the land, rearing livestock and beginning to settle in villages; flash forward 7,500 years and Arabs called the Nabateans migrate south into Jordan and develop a rich Kingdom based on important trade routes through the region. Flash forward again to present day, and we find ourselves in modern Jordan, a place teeming with variety and interest. From the naturally occurring landmarks, to the towering man-made stone edifices carved into the mountains in the south, it’s clear to all that Jordan has a lot to offer... READ MORE 


How to Visit Petra on a Budget

Its 8,000 BC and in what is now called Jordan, Stone Age hunters are farming the land, rearing livestock and beginning to settle in villages; flash forward 7,500 years and Arabs called the Nabateans migrate south into Jordan and develop a rich Kingdom based on important trade routes through the region... READ MORE 


How to Visit the Pyramids on a Budget

Egypt is high on many travellers wish list, and in particular, the massive and inspiring Pyramids at Giza. Built thousands of years ago by a culture that has fascinated and perplexed people for many years, they are arguably, one of the best examples of man’s ability to achieve the seemingly impossible... READ MORE


How to get from Israel to Jordan Overland via Allenby/King Hussein Bridge

With Israel and Jordan being two wildly different but equally appealing countries, it makes perfect sense to visit both! I mean, why not?! Whether you're on a brief flying visit, or have a touch more time to play with, you’ll no doubt want to cross the border at some point. Now, for those with unlimited funds, then a quick hop on a plane will get you from Jerusalem to Amman in less than an hour... READ MORE


The Best Luxury Hotels in Israel, Jordan and Cairo

As travel professionals, there are many different things that keep us getting on planes. Whether it’s that desire to see unfamiliar sights, taste strange foods or simply wander carefree through an unknown street with no particular destination in mind; the motivation is always the same. We travel because we want to experience a different part of the planet; and depending on what trip we have in mind, that can mean a whole world of options and opportunity... READ MORE


How to visit Jerusalem and Bethlehem on a Budget

Jerusalem is a city that inspires and delights tourists from all over the world. Whether a religious context or simply from the perspective of an inquisitive planet-traveller, there’s no denying the alluring beauty of this ancient and important city... READ MORE



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