Jordan

  • 1 Best of Jordan: gems that Prince Charles and Camilla shouldn't miss
    The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were welcomed by King Abdullah of Jordan and Queen Rania in Jordan's capital Amman when they arrived on Monday for an...

  • 2 Dive into the world's best scuba sites
    AzoresThe waters around this remote Portuguese archipelago way out in the Atlantic Ocean are home to an amazing underwater world. The nine small volcanic islands of the Azores are surrounded...

  • 3 Travel highlights for 2012
    London Olympics With three and a half million tickets sold and a build up that has been headline news for the last year or more, it would be hard to...

  • 4 It all began in Nazareth
    From Nazareth where the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary with the very first “Ave Maria" – “Hail Mary, full of grace” – to Bethlehem where the baby was born; Ein...

  • 5 Five spectacular New Year plans
    Magical, musical New Year in DublinNot satisfied with a single night of fun, the Irish capital is planning to ring in the New Year with the NYE Festival, a three-day...

  • 6 The natural wonders of the world
    The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC, and from...

  • 7 Natural and man-made wonders in the Jordan desert
    Petra, the “rose-red city half as old as time”, a city carved into the rock by the Nabataeans, was established around the sixth century BC and has been a UNESCO...

  • 8 Indulge your skin at a Dead Sea spa
    There are few sensations quite so strange as the one you'll experience when you take a dip in the Dead Sea. The waters of this vast lake, on the border...

  • 9 Regency Palace: a classic in Amman
    With stunning views of the city, the 252 rooms present a whole palette of tones and colours and a variety of rich fabrics. All the rooms are spacious and elegantly...

  • 10 Nice material, girl: Madonna scores style ace on Petra trip organised by Queen Rania
    We've all seen the daring stage outfits, and the headline-grabbing 'bunny ear' Louis Vuitton headpiece. But Madonna's 'sightseeing chic' look as she toured Petra this week is her best ever...



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