Things to Do in the Dead Sea, Jordan

The famous Dead Sea is actually a salt lake that is bordered by Jordan, Israel and the West Bank. At 1,388 feet below sea level and 1,237 feet deep, this small sea is the lowest point of elevation on the…

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What to See and Do in Amman

Amman, the capital of Jordan, is a bustling metropolis that has yet to forget its roots. As one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Amman has a rich and prolific history that spans the centuries and several…

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15 Things to See in Petra

Nestled in the slopes of Mount Hor, Petra is an ancient city, carved out of the very mountains in which it resides. Dubbed the Rose-Red City for the color of the surrounding sand stone rocks, Petra was initially built in the…

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5 Things to Do in Aqaba, Jordan

Tucked away in the far south of Jordan is Aqaba, the country’s only seaport and a booming tourist town. Due to its strategic trading location, the area has been inhabited since 4000 BC and was referred to in the Bible as…

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Dubai: The Best of Water, Desert and Snow

Dubai is one of the most thriving destinations in the Middle East and one of the most loved tourist places across the globe. The city has erected many world record holding architectures including colossal manmade islands visible even from space.…

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Top Things to See and Do in Doha, Qatar

Qatar is a thriving country in the heart of the Middle East, jutting out into the Persian Gulf. Long been known as a playground for the wealthy, Qatar attracts lovers of history, adventure, and unparalleled luxury. The capital city of…

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Top Places to Visit in Israel

Israel is an incredibly fascinating place. Stories about Israel go back thousands of years, and it’s wonderful to contemplate how many people through the centuries have walked Israel’s shores and roads. Of course, it’s unnecessary to walk everywhere in Israel.…

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VIDEO: A Walk Through Jordan’s History

David’s Been Here brings you back in time to a Roman Legionnaire and Chariot Racing show taking place in Jerash’s restored hippodrome. From the ancient settings to the costumes and reenactment, these performances truly make you feel like you are…

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VIDEO: Day Trips from Amman: Salt and Jerash

David’s Been Here heads north from the Jordanian capital of Amman into two more notable cities. First David visits the beautiful Al-Salt, famous for its yellow sandstone buildings, distinct architecture and high quality produce coming from the region’s fertile soil.…

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