wadi rum: jordan’s red desert

While the ancient city of Petra gets all the fanfare from visitors and travel logs to Jordan , the second most visited and important...

the roman city of volubilis

Located near Meknès between the cities of Fez and Rabat lies an impressive UNESCO-listed site - the Roman city of Volubilis. The city was...

in algeria, the ruins of madaura in the roman province of numidia

In Algeria's northeast not far from the city of M'Daourouch can be found the Roman town of Madauros , a first century town in...

vlog on november 1: national [revolution] day in algeria

With fireworks flaring and cannons firing, I was privileged to be in Algiers on November 1st, National or Revolution Day in Algeria. According to...

dear moammar gadhafi: can you please leave libya so i can visit leptis magna?

After almost forty-two years with a tight grip on Libya, it seems time is running out for Moammar Gadhafi.  Embroiled in what is essentially...

the mysterious mausoleum of mauretania

Among the more interesting and mysterious archeological sites in Algeria is a structure that, while archaeologists claim they know the origins, they really can’t...

a star trek theme park in the kingdom of jordan?

It was announced today that construction will begin next year on a complex to be known as the Red Sea Astrarium in Aqaba, Jordan,...

dubai’s burj khalifa: the world’s tallest structure [video]

In this video blog, JT reports from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, atop the supertall skyscraper Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest structure in the world...

palmyra, syria, part three: its wonderful people [and a hookah party]

Staying in Tadmur, the modern town next to the ancient ruins of Palmyra, was quite an experience. I was there in January so the...

saudi arabia to build the worlds largest tower in jeddah, twice as tall as...

Move over Dubai and Burj Khalifa – your height is soon to be surpassed.  It was announced yesterday that Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding Co....

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