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Wadi Rum: landscapes from another planet

A hot air balloon in Wadi Rum, Jordan. Credit Jordan Tourism Board

In the extreme south of Jordan on the border with Saudi Arabia, less than an hour’s drive from the town of Aqaba on the Red Sea and less than one hundred kilometers from Petra, is the country’s most beautiful landscape, ...

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The climate of Jordan: when to go to Jordan

The climate in Jordan is affected by the proximity to the sea and the continental features, this results in a climate of transition that leads to discrete rainfall on the slopes of the Judea and Samaria, and a largely desert ...

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Jordan: ancient cities and desert landscapes

Jordan (Al-Mamlaka al-Urdunniya al-Hashimiya) is a constitutional monarchy in the Middle East. Officially called Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. This state of the Middle East borders Syria to the north, Iraq to the north-east, Saudi Arabia to the south and southeast, ...

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