Rough Guide to Traveling in Jordan

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This past winter, we combined a trip to Israel with a week in Jordan, a neighboring country with a diverse set of attractions and some of the most hospitable people we’ve ever encountered. Tourism being a huge part of their economy means they take great care to ensure the safety and satisfaction of visitors, making it a sort of haven in the hotbed of … Read More

Jerusalem for Beginners

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The first sight of Jerusalem immediately overwhelmed me with that awe of being in one of the world’s great cities. The weight of its history, the excitement of walking in the footsteps of Christ, the signs in a language I couldn’t even begin to understand. I panicked! Even though I had prepared for this trip with tons of internet research, maps, a google doc … Read More