Mansaf is unforgettable. As the country’s national dish, it is an essential experience on your Jordan tour. A heaping pile of lamb cooked in a tangy yoghurt sauce and served on a bed of rice, mansaf is truly unique. Whether you’re prepping your tastebuds before your travels, or you’ve tasted this amazing meal and […]
Several friends from the U.S. emailed me and shared with me that Petra was being featured on PBS’ Time Scanners. More specifically, a structural engineer and his team of 3D laser-scanning experts were shedding new light on the marvel of Petra’s Monastery and how it may have been constructed. You can check out the preview above or […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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): […]
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 […]
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 […]