The Arab nations and the Middle East which I generally refer to… have so much to offer, each offering a unique perspective on the values, culture and views of the world. Having visited Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Jordan and Dubai in recent years I would strongly recommend everyone visit at least one (if not all!) of these destinations. The place that for me would have to be the most memorable would have to… Read More

When we started to plan our trip to Jordan, we knew there were a minimum of three sites we needed to see.  The Dead Sea, Wadi Rum and Petra.  Given we had pre-booked our Dead Sea tour, all that was left to book was Wadi Rum and Petra. We were struggling to find a company that would personalise a tour for us as we didn’t want to camp in the desert but… Read More

Our first full day in Jordan, we booked a private tour to Madaba, Mt Nebo and The Dead Sea.  We booked the tour through Viator, but the tour company was Zaid Tours & Travel. The tour as mentioned was private which meant we could stay for as long or as little at places as we liked!  The highlights of the tour were: Private day trip to the Amman citadel, Madaba, Mount Nebo and… Read More

Amman, the capital of Jordan formed the base for our Jordanian adventure, predominantly using the city as a place to sleep between our visits to the Dead Sea, Wadi Rum and Petra. It was a good introduction to Jordan as we spent half a day visiting some of the sights in town. What to see Jabal Al Qal’a (Amman Citadel Hill) We asked the guide from our Madaba, Mount Nebo and the Dead Sea day… Read More