Category: North Africa and Middle East

petra jordan

Petra through the back door

I was lucky enough to be in Jordan earlier this month and following on from such highlights as the Dead Sea, Madaba with its historic

24 new World Heritage sites

The recent UNESCO meeting in Bonn have inscribed another 24 World Heritage sites around the world to bring the total to 1031 in 163 different

Who’s travelling where?

The Post Office has just released its figures for currency sales for June to August with some quite surprising results. Top of the fastest growing

Travel in Ramadan

Travel in Ramadan The muslim holy month of Ramadan is starting around the world. This annual month of fasting between sunrise and sunset is one

Weekend in Marrakech

I was lucky enough to be in Marrakech for a few days and while I spent most of my days in a conference hall the