Jordan – A Whirlwind Visit

Last month I traveled with the Salaam Cultural Museum (SCM) medical mission to Jordan to help displaced Syrians in need there. I worked with a group of medical professionals and humanitarians that provided medical and dental care to over 2000 people in a week’s time. We visited several towns to the north of Amman near the border, and spent 2 days working at Zaatari camp, the main refugee camp, and one of the biggest in the world.

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Jordan & Israel Tour

September 14 – 26, 2014

Sep 14: Welcome to Jordan! On arrival at Queen Alia International Airport you will be met and transferred to Amman for overnight at the Grand Palace Hotel.

Sep 15: After breakfast, begin the day with a city tour of Amman. Amman, called Philadelphia by the Romans, is the capital of Jordan and offers both the old and new. See the Roman Amphitheater, the Citadel and the Archeological Museum. In ...

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The dreaded “Travel Warning”

How realistic are State Department Travel Warnings? Do they create fear?  Are they exaggerated?

On September 11th, 2012, the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked and there was the tragic loss of life of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other State Department employees. On September 14th, 2012, the U.S. Embassy in Tunis and the American Cooperative School across the street were attacked, doing extensive damage to both facilities. The Tunis attack was by demonstrators who claimed they were protesting the ...

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New Turkey-Jordan Tour Coming Soon!

We are working on a new tour to Turkey and Jordan to celebrate the new Istanbul to Aqaba route on Turkish Airlines. The dates are arrival in Istanbul on July 13, 2013, fly to Aqaba on July 21, then depart from Amman on July 28, 2013.

Details of the itinerary are being finalized, including sites, hotels, and pricing. We will post the itinerary as soon as possible.

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New Istanbul-Aqaba Route

We are excited about this new route and what it means for our clients. Previously, if you were visiting Jordan would would typically fly in and out of Amman. Now we have the option of structuring tours that begin in Aqaba, visit Wadi Rum, Petra, Kerak, Dead Sea, Mt. Nebo, Madaba, Amman, then fly out of Amman – no backtracking to get back to Amman! We think this will allow you to see more, at a more relaxed pace. Call ...

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