Jordan Events

Jordan 2017 events Souk Jara Date (To be confirmed): January 2017 (Every Friday running from May to September.) Head to this fun, quirky, colourful weekly street market of crafts, food,

Read More

Money & duty free for Jordan

Exchange rates: DinarC$1 = JD0.53€1 = JD0.75£1 = JD0.88US$1 = JD0.71 Currency & Money Currency information:  Dinar (JOD; symbol JD) = 100 piastres or qirsh, or 1000 fils. Notes are

Read More

Jordan Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period. Public holiday note:  (a) Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and

Read More

Jordan Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required Australian Yes No Yes British Yes No Yes Canadian Yes No Yes Other EU Yes No Yes USA Yes No Yes Do you

Read More

Monastary in Petra, Jordan

Jordan Pictures Gallery Image source: © 123rf.com / Dario Bajurin SOURCE:http://www.worldtravelguide.net/jordan/pictures

Read More

Jordan History, Language and Culture

History of Jordan The area encompassed by the modern Kingdom of Jordan only had borders drawn around it in the 20th century. Before then, it was generally seen only as

Read More

Getting around Jordan

Air:  Royal Jordanian (www.rj.com) operates frequent flights between Amman and Aqaba. This is the only domestic air route in the country, and is something of a luxury – the road

Read More

Jordan Food and Drink

Jordanian cuisine shares many of the characteristics of Middle Eastern cooking, but the inclusion of freshly made, local yoghurt and cheese adds a twist to the menu. Aubergines, chickpeas, lentils

Read More

Jordan Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Jordan Most towns have a souk selling everything from meat and live chickens to clothes and jewellery. Amman’s downtown gold souk is a special attraction – a cluster

Read More

Jordan things to see and do

Tourist offices Jordan Tourism Board in the USA 1307 Dolley Madison Blvd., Suite 2A, McLean, VA, 22101, United States Tel: (703) 243 7404/5 or 1 877 733 5673. Opening Hours:

Read More