See the world with new eyes.
This is why we crafted the Jordan Insider tour.
Rob, a recent guest of ours in Jordan who has traveled to over 20 countries around the globe said “I can say without exaggeration that the week-long itinerary put together for my group by Engaging Cultures was among the best travel […]
See the world with new eyes.
Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi, whose name was later Latinized to “Algoritmi” (notice the word “algorithm”?), introduced the Western world to decimals, algebra (Arabic for “reunion of broken parts”), and the indispensable “0.”
Why do we use “Arabic numerals”… which oddly don’t look like the numbers Arabs use? Find out and more in the above video […]
Travel is dangerous… especially if you are happy with the status quo.
If you don’t like change, especially within yourself, it’s best not to travel.
However, if you want to see what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes and learn to see yourself and the world from a new perspective, travel is essential.
Roman Krznaric, […]
We’re thrilled you stopped by. We remember the day we saw you struggling to sift through all the tourist fluff and find something that brought more meaning to your life; not some stale, repackaged itinerary. It was then we realized we could help you get what you really want out of your Jordan […]
Planning on seeing some of those Crusader castles on your Jordan tour? Want a little more background than just watching The Kingdom of Heaven but not interested in reading a whole history book? Before you come, make sure you take this 10 minute crash course on the Crusades.
Need a little more Roman history before your Jordan tour? Here’s a helpful episode of Crash Course: World History that will give you a feel for the fall of the Roman Empire and help you make sense of all those ruins around Jordan.
You can tell a lot about a person’s priorities by the way they walk.
I started noticing my American stride when trying to walk and talk with an Indonesian. During our conversation his voice would trail off and I would realize I was three steps ahead of him. He kept falling behind. Either that, or […]
I’m sad to say that before coming to Jordan, my knowledge of Roman history was… well… basically nonexistent. If you’re preparing to embark on a Jordan tour and need a brush up, or like me, a complete introduction to Roman history, check out this episode of Crash Course.
If you’ve signed up for the Amman photo scavenger hunt, here are a few things you’ll need to know:
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask!
Ron, I challenge you to find a location better than Jordan for your next vacation. I submit to you the following:1You’ll never be be served skim milk.
Come to a land where you will be served whole milk… that’s been fermented… inside a goat skin. Can’t get this in Pawnee:
2You’ll be in good company. […]