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The Islamic ‘Call to Prayer’ in Jordan and Tunisia.

If you have traveled to a Muslim country or preparing to visit one, you either have heard the ‘Call to Prayer’ or are about to. You don’t even have to be in a Muslim country to hear the ‘Call to Prayer’. Perhaps you have heard it in the U.K. or the U.S.?

We’re often asked what is being […]

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    Jordan Olive Harvest Tour – Engaging Cultures Travel – Press Release

Jordan Olive Harvest Tour – Engaging Cultures Travel – Press Release

Engaging Cultures Travel announces the launch of their Jordan Olive Harvest Tour.
“After 3 years of hosting our ‘Olive Harvest Day Experience’, we decided it was time to create a multi-day tour with the Jordan olive harvest as the focal point,” says Daniel Robards, Engaging Cultures Travel’s co-founder.  “Year after year we were reminded that […]

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    Tunisia Culinary Experience: Come for the Food, Stay for the Friendship.

Tunisia Culinary Experience: Come for the Food, Stay for the Friendship.

Food is an amazing way to connect with a culture.  There is inevitably an exchange that takes place: Travelers discover tasty new foods for the first time, and those who cooked them are honored to see guests enjoy the cuisine so connected with their country.  Tunisia, with its long history of Mediterranean culinary influences, […]

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    National Geographic Traveler names Jordan Insider one of the 50 Tours of a Lifetime

National Geographic Traveler names Jordan Insider one of the 50 Tours of a Lifetime

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 […]

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    Jordan Tour Receives Top Honor – Engaging Cultures Travel – Press Release

Jordan Tour Receives Top Honor – Engaging Cultures Travel – Press Release

Engaging Cultures Travel’s ‘Jordan Insider’ tour has been selected as one of National Geographic Travelers magazine’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime of 2014.
“We are thrilled and honored to be included for the first time on this prestigious list,” says Jon Killpack, Engaging Cultures Travel’s co-founder.  “We continue to be radically changed by interacting deeply […]

Q&A with ‘Tour Radar’.

We sat down with Tour Radar and answered some questions for their ‘Spotlight on the Tour Operator’ blog series.

Below is a copy of the feature:

Engaging Cultures Travel specializes in cultural immersion trips in Jordan and Tunisia.  Get to know their story a little better in this edition of the TourRadar Spotlight On the Tour Operator Series!

TourRadar (TR): […]

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    “Traveling Abroad & Visiting Different Cultures.” – Jordan

“Traveling Abroad & Visiting Different Cultures.” – Jordan

Guest Post by Engaging Cultures Travel Jordan Guest -

Since I started traveling 4 years ago I haven’t looked back.  Traveling has become a passion of mine; recently I had the opportunity to travel to Jordan with classmates from George Fox University through Engaging Cultures Travel.  Modern technology allows us to be anywhere we want […]

“Meet Jordanian Families all over the Country”.

We’re thrilled to be mentioned in The Guardian travel roundup for the Middle East.  Daniel Adamson, provides his on-the-ground insight and assesses the current travel situation in the region (highlighting alternative tourism experiences!).

Writing, “Jordan could hardly be more welcoming”, we love that Daniel highlights the rural area of Al Ayoun and the great people who […]

Jordan Wadi Rum Tour – Guest Photos

“Discovering culture’s deepest and beloved values in artistic forms”.  - Culture Panda

Culture Panda recently traveled with us to the majestic Wadi Rum desert in Jordan.  Thanks for sharing your experience with us through your photography.  Below are some glimpses of his Wadi Rum experience!

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Jordan Tour – Olive Harvest Experience – Photos 2013

We had another great Fall harvesting olives with local farmers in North Jordan!

The food was remarkable.  The olive groves were beautiful.  And the local Jordanians showed us once again they’re one of the greatest assets to tourism in Jordan.  Thank you and looking forward to next year!

Check out some photos below highlighting this year’s […]