Posted on 09 January 2017 by Martha Hales
Valentine’s Day: Romantic Getaway Inspiration
With Valentine’s Day a month away, and cold weather making us daydream of faraway places, there’s never been a better time to choose your next romantic getaway! If you’re in need of a little inspiration, check out these itinerary ideas put together by our local experts…
Posted on 14 December 2016 by Martha Hales
Rejuvenate and feel great!
Feeling sluggish after festive overindulgence? Put the spring back in your step with a trip to a destination where you can refresh and relax (and make sure you return rejuvenated!)
Posted on 11 November 2016 by Kati Taylor
Winter Sun: Morocco and Jordan
Following our feature in The Times, and with the January slump awaiting us all, where to get good value travel breaks is the question on everyone’s lips. It’s tough to find trips that won’t break the bank while not sacrificing on quality and sustainability. With that in mind, we are putting the spotlight on Morocco and Jordan; great winter sun destinations with price tags which may surprise you....
Posted on 01 September 2016 by Martha Hales
Jordan's tourist attractions - how many can you fit into a week's itinerary? Make your next week off into something amazing!
Small though it is, the list of attractions in Jordan is a long one. Biblical landscapes compete with convivial towns and historic jewels for your time, yet everything is relatively close by, allowing you to fit a lot into seven days. Embellish your time in this petite country with culinary delights and enriching interactions with Jordanians - hugely welcoming and open hosts. Jordan is without a doubt one of the most fulfilling destinations in the Middle East and only a short haul flight from Europe, making it an ideal target for shorter trips. If you’re happy to spend some time on the road, you should be able to squeeze all of the following into a whistlestop week; if you prefer a more leisurely pace, pick out your favourites from the list. Whatever your priority, fill out our online form and our local experts will do the rest.
Posted on 10 August 2016 by Penelope Edwards
How d’ya like your eggs in the morning? 9 awesome breakfast dishes around the world
At home, I’m not a big breakfast eater. It takes an hour or two and my stomach to start rumbling before I’ll even consider consuming anything other than black coffee. But that all changes when I’m abroad. For reasons unknown, I’m ravenous as soon as I wake. Here’s my pick of the 9 best breakfasts on earth:
Posted on 04 July 2016 by Huw Owen
Elsewhere In Jordan - Where To Go Beyond Petra
Jordan is a relatively small country, but it packs a lot in, and is extremely rich in historical sites. Petra is the big draw, with good reason - one of the world's most astoundingly well preserved sites, it cannot fail to impress. But while Petra is the jewel in Jordan's crown, that's by no means the only reason to visit. Here's our list of Jordan's other non-Petra experiences, each worth coming to Jordan for in their own right.
Posted on 04 July 2016 by Huw Owen
Trip Tips - Petra
One of the Middle East's, if not the world's, most impressive archaeological sites, Petra draws visitors by the bucketload. The narrow Siq (the dramatic main entrance to the site), the Treasury and the Monastery are all big draws. But it's a sprawling site which most visitors barely scratch the surface of. How best to make the most of your visit? Here's a few tips from the TravelLocal team.
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