Jordan: The Oasis of Calm in the Middle East

Over the past few years, I have been to the Middle East a few times covering Dubai, Oman, Turkey, Israel and Jordan. Given a...

Jordan / Petra: Tips for exploring the ancient city

When in Petra, the sun, heat, dust and the near endless city do not make it easy to explore. Here are some tips to...

Jordan / Petra Tour VI: The Colourful Caves

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to...

Travel List 2016: Five Global Destinations for the New Year

If you are already dreaming of a travel-filled 2016, then you don’t need to make any other resolutions. If you are short of ideas,...

Jordan / Petra: A city cut into rock by the Nabataeans,...

This is the first in a series of posts on Petra in Jordan. One of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO...

Jordan / Wadi Rum: Natural Rock Faces, Phantoms, Monsters, Pharoahs, Ghouls,...

Jordan is a fascinating country – completely a desert but one where the sand, winds and time have created fascinating natural rock structures. Amongst...

Jordan / Petra Tour IV: The Treasury or Al Khazneh

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). The most famed of Jordan’s landmarks...

Jordan / Petra Tour V: The Tombs and the Theatre

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to...

Jordan / Petra Tour I: Entrance to the start of the...

A single post on the individual attractions of Petra might be too long and unattractive to read – so here goes a series on...

Jordan / Petra Tour II: Walking through the Siq

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). The Siq is one of the...