Cancelled Jordan visa after refused entry to Syria

How Travel Plans and Expectations Change

Nearly three months ago when we began our slow meander from visiting our families in the UK to our home in Turkey (a few miles away from the Meander river, origin of the word) I knew our plans would, somewhere, change.Read More
Twitter 10 Recommended Reading

The Twitter 10: April 2011

Our ten favourite travel articles that we tweeted about the previous month.Read More
Three Travel Photographs

Three Photos: Amman, Jordan

Three Photos of Amman, Jordan.Read More
Glassbottom boat cleaning. Dahab, Sinai, Egypt

Traveller Hangouts: Dahab, Egypt

While not ready to sell out completely and forget its hippy roots, Dahab is growing up fast. If the town were a person he would be thinking about cutting his hair and trying to impress the hotel heiress that's been making googoo eyes at him.Read More
Along the Siq to the Treasury. Petra, Jordan

Photo Feature: Along the Siq to the Treasury, Petra

Having lost my Indiana Jones hat in a drunken incident it was bare headed and with my girlfriend and not my Dad that I rounded the end of the Siq and caught that first memorable glimpse of the Treasury.Read More
Petra, Jordan

Raiders of the Lost Note – Part 2: Petra & the Dead Sea

Its early January 2011, the Middle East is quiet, signs of unrest are rumoured but nothing that is not part of normal life in this ancient land. We head off from Egypt to Jordan via Israel excited about the few days we will spend exploring the ancient world of Petra, the weightlessness of the Dead Sea and the emptiness of the Wadi Rum desert.Read More
Jenny in Wadi rum, Jordan

Raiders of the Lost Note – Part 1: Wadi Rum

Its early January 2011, the Middle East is quiet, signs of unrest are rumoured but nothing that is not part of normal life in this ancient land. We head off from Egypt to Jordan via Israel excited about the few days we will spend exploring the ancient world of Petra, the weightlessness of the Dead Sea and the emptiness of the Wadi Rum desert.Read More
Three Travel Photographs

Three Photos: Aqaba, Jordan

Three Photos of Aqaba, Jordan.Read More
Twitter 10 Recommended Reading

The Twitter 10: March 2011

Our ten favourite travel articles that we tweeted about the previous month.Read More
Visit Egypt

A Good Time to Visit Egypt?

Despite being a textbook example of how peaceful protests can lead to the removal of a despised dictator, the recent events in Egypt have severely damaged the tourist industry and dented the economy.Read More