Wadi Rum Jordan

With a unique landscape comprising vivid red sand, imposing rock formations and rippled sand dunes, it’s no wonder Wadi Rum was chosen to impersonate the red planet in the 2015 film Martian. Spanning 280 square miles in the southern region of Jordan, the otherworldly desert is a vast protected area that makes for a truly breathtaking backdrop. From speeding along on the back of a jeep to navigating through hidden canyons and watching the sun disappear over sandstone mountains to stargazing under the clear night…Continue Reading “Wadi Rum, Jordan: Everything you need to know”

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Wadi Rum Jordan

Sometimes perceived as a dangerous, unfamiliar country, Jordan is very misunderstood and shamefully underappreciated. The country is in fact a very safe, welcoming destination with a myriad of magnificent sights to explore. Where else can you find world-class snorkelling, a striking red desert, a 17km canyon filled with waterfalls, and one of the Seven New Wonders of the World all within a four-hour drive of one another? Tourist numbers have finally started to creep back up in the past two years and the launch of…Continue Reading “A 10 day Jordan itinerary”

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Wadi Rum Jordan

With expensive flights, attractions and alcohol, visiting Jordan doesn’t come cheap, but it can be done on a reasonable budget. In 2018, Ryanair launched flights to Amman from some European destinations, meaning that reaching the country has at least become more affordable. Purchasing the Jordan Pass saves money on the visa and major attractions while haggling can reduce the price on smaller excursions. This guide details the cost of accommodation, travel, food, drink and sightseeing in Jordan, enabling you to figure out how much spending…Continue Reading “Spending money for ten days in Jordan”

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Spending money Budapest

Budget for your trip to Budapest with this guide to how much spending money is needed for four days in the city. The sightseeing, travel and drink prices listed are per person while the lunch and dinner costs are for two people. The final figure is calculated based on the attractions listed and for those who predominantly drink beer and wine as opposed to spirits. For tips on the best attractions, restaurants and bars in Budapest, take a look at this Budapest travel guide. Spending…Continue Reading “Spending money for four days in Budapest”

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With a line-up of baroque, neoclassical and art nouveau buildings set around the Danube river, which itself boasts the magnificent Chain Bridge, Budapest is a treasure trove of world-class architecture. Beyond the beautiful backdrop, the Hungarian capital encompasses grand thermal baths, crumbling ruin bars and an eclectic line-up of restaurants serving everything from Hungarian goulash to Middle Eastern falafel. Discover what to see along with where to eat and drink with this Budapest travel guide. How to get to Budapest from the airport The best…Continue Reading “Budapest Travel Guide”

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