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What’s It Like Traveling In Jordan?
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What’s It Like Traveling In Jordan?

I don’t have a good answer for you (hopefully one day soon), but friend of our site DowntownTraveler.com (Leslie Koch) has been on a six-day trek throughout both Egypt and Jordan, checking out the pyramids, […]

Traveling The Land Of Lawrence Of Arabia
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Traveling The Land Of Lawrence Of Arabia

Let’s face it, “Lawrence of Arabia” is one of the best travel movies of all time. I dare you to watch this flick (and, yes, that means you’re going to have to put aside about […]

Threatened Wonders: 8 Spots Needing Some TLC
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Threatened Wonders: 8 Spots Needing Some TLC

Stonehenge: A “national disgrace.” Did I miss something? I’ve never thought of the remarkable prehistoric wonder as such, but a committee involved with the globally-known monument recently described it that way (as well as the Guardian and the […]

Get Ruined In Jordan
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Get Ruined In Jordan

I am always leery of reading about the Middle East as a travel destination. I should know better, the volatility doesn’t engulf the entire region, and once you’re there, you are guaranteed to experience a […]

Petra: A Must-See Before You Die
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Petra: A Must-See Before You Die

Unknown to the Western world until 1812 (and to popular culture until 1989 thanks to Indiana Jones), Petra was “discovered” by Sheikh Ibrahim Ibn Abdallah, or Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, as his friends liked to call […]