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25 Reasons We Love Jordan

By |June 13th, 2016|

The People

Jordanian people love people. As a foreigner, you feel and receive a sense of community that makes you feel at home right away. Each person you meet has wise insight to give, and a kind heart to serve.


2. The People

One mention is not enough. As you travel through Jordan to various sights, […]

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Your First Time to Petra (As Told by GIFs)

By |June 6th, 2016|

Since being named a New Seven Wonder of the World in 2007, travelers have swarmed in great numbers to see the ancient city of Petra and its beautifully carved monuments. It’s a pretty special place, and a true “wonder” to behold.

First, you’ll ride into the back entrance of Petra on a camel, which is pretty cool.

After […]

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The Best Cook I Met in Jordan

By |May 30th, 2016|

When I visited Jordan in May, my wife and three of our friends stayed with Um Mahmoud and her family and learned of her passion and talent for culinary arts.

“Cooking is comfortable to me,” Um Mahmoud told us. “I’m able to cook many dishes at the same time.

“I enjoy teaching others how to make food […]

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We’ll Take Care of Your Travel Needs for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

By |May 23rd, 2016|

Jordan will serve as the host country for the 2016 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup from Sept. 20 through Oct. 21. Matches will be played  in Amman, the capital city, as well as Irbid and Al Zarqa. If you’re planning on traveling to Jordan for the U-17 Women’s World Cup, Engaging Cultures Travel would love to […]

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Combine Fitness and Travel in Jordan – Engaging Cultures Travel – Press Release

By |March 23rd, 2016|

Combine Fitness and Travel in Jordan

Engaging Cultures Travel has created a Fitness and Adventure tour that promotes healthy lifestyle, pursuit of adventure and crossing the lines of borders and cultures through fitness and travel.

New for 2016, Engaging Cultures’ 7 Day Jordan Fitness/Adventure Tour was hand-crafted to connect guests to the local CrossFit Crescent Box, give them an […]

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Tunisia’s Magic Carpets – Carpet Buying Tips for Travelers in Tunisia

By |February 29th, 2016|

Tunisia’s carpets might not be able to fly, but the beauty and originality of their colors and designs make them truly magical. Carpets were part of life in Tunisia long before travelers became a popular tourist destination in the ’60’s. In fact, carpets and rugs have been a part of Berber culture for centuries. Berbers […]

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    عندما تزور الأردن بالتأكيد ستجد العديد من الأمور التي ستحبها! شهادات مؤثرة من سائحين في الأردن No matter where you’re from, you will definitely find something to love about Jordan. Beautiful visitor testimonials about our beautiful country

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Is Jordan Safe to Travel 2016?

By |February 22nd, 2016|

What is the current situation in Jordan for travelers? Is it safe to visit Jordan in 2016?

The reality in Jordan could not be more opposite than the perception portrayed by Western media. As Americans living on the ground in Jordan, we would love to help answer your questions; no strings attached.
I spent yesterday evening with our homestay hosts and […]

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Kairouan – Culture and History in Tunisia’s Spiritual Capital

By |February 11th, 2016|

Recently I visited the city of Kairouan, considered the 4th holiest city of Islam and the spiritual capital of Tunisia. A walk through the city took me back in time as most of its architectual, spiritual, and cultural roots have been preserved throughout the centuries. Here are some of the culturally significant places that stuck out to […]

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Tunisia: A Hidden Treasure for Hiking Enthusiasts

By |January 26th, 2016|

Tunisia is often not marketed as a hiking hot spot, but it contains many worthwhile places to visit for people who love hiking and nature. Hiking can be a great way to learn more about a country and discover its traditions and history. In this blog I’ll highlight 7 great hiking spots in Tunisia.
1. Hiking […]

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Walking Tour of UNESCO’s 2016 Capital of Arab Culture

By |January 19th, 2016|

Sfax, Tunisia’s 2nd largest city and often called the gateway to the Tunisia’s south, has been chosen as UNESCO’s 2016 Capital of Arab Culture. Those who have been to Sfax’s medina (walled city) will understand why the city received this year’s UNESCO title. Travelers we’ve hosted have described it as the most authentic medina in […]

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