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5 destinations to see in the Middle East now

5 destinations to see now in the Middle East

There have always been a lot of misconceptions around the Middle East, especially in the Western World and especially with so much talk of ISIS and terrorist bombings in the news every day. One piece of advice to remember as a traveler is that you should never write off a whole country, let alone region, […]

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Back to one of my favorite countries. Which one, you ask?

In just a few days, I will be taking a flight from Madrid to Amman, the capital of Jordan. Jordan is one of my favorite countries in the world and I believe, though I might be corrected on this by friends with better memories than me, that this will be my fifth trip there. Simply […]

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Jordan Travel Guide

roman ruins petra jordan

I have been incredibly fortunate to have been to over 60 countries during my travels and one of my favorite countries is Jordan, which is something that surprises many… but not those that have been there. On my RTW trip, I went through much too fast, but did get to enjoy the wonders of Petra. […]

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Excellent Middle Eastern Wine: Zumot Wines in Jordan

zumot winery amman jordan tasting room

The wines of the Middle East are a relatively untold story that I am happy to spread the word about. I was fortunate enough to have a few winery tours in Lebanon and when I got to Jordan for my week-long tour sponsored by the Jordan Tourism Board, I asked if there were any spots […]

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Royal Automobile Museum: An Homage to King Hussein in Jordan

The Royal Automobile Museum in Amman, Jordan is the kind of place that you are unlikely to have on your list of places to visit, but ends up as one of the most treasured memories once you luck your way across it. At one point during my sponsored trip to Jordan by the great people […]

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Riverside adventures in Rio Dulce

Riverside adventures in Rio Dulce

The bus ride was long and bumpy to Rio Dulce. Slightly off the normal “Gringo Trail” in Guatemala, I heard […]


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