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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 […]

A Letter To An Engaging Cultures Traveler

Dear Traveler,
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 […]

History of the Crusades, Only Not Boring

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.

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Baklava & Hummus in Jordan

Who likes hummus?  How about layers of phyllo pastry and butter?

British-Jordanian actress and 2007 winner of Celebrity MasterChef, Nadia Sawalha, gives us an overview of how to prepare baklava and hummus in this video by the Jordan Tourism Board.

Do you have a favorite food experienced during your travels?