Jodi Hessing

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Here's your last of five chances to win the adventure of a lifetime to Jordan—including flights! Whether you find yourself in its relaxing western suburbs, or the frenzied energy of its of downtown, the welcome you'll receive in Amman is sure to be warm. But with only 48 hours in such an amazing destination, what's a traveller to do? G Adventures Wanderers-in-Residence Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott share a few ideas for Amman if you're tight on time. Check 'em out! [Update April 28] Thanks to everyone who participated in our 'Highlights of Jordan Week' (April 21–28). In co-operation with ‘Visit Jordan‘, we’ll announce the winner of the adventure of a lifetime in an upcoming post right here on Facebook—and on Twitter and the 'Looptail'. Stay tuned!


Suprising Facets of an East African Safari

I had never been to Africa before in all my years of traveling, and never on a safari. When given the opportunity, I didn't exactly jump on it. I'm not sure why. Was it the vaccinations, the visas or the long flights to Nairobi (we flew on British Airways through London)?<p>I was to travel to Kenya …

Here's Some Stupid For Lunch

<b>Oh, there's trouble, my friends,</b> down there in Mississippi, where the conservative establishment suddenly has come to a belated realization that, occasionally, even in Mississippi (Goddamn), outright white-supremacy might be a losing strategy.<p><i>"I think he should clear it up as fast as he can," Nosef</i> …


Wellness Travel -- You Could Say We're All 'Turning European'

"The rest of us" have long been envious of Europeans. We are constantly hearing about how much vacation time they take -- and it's true. According to Expedia's latest "Vacation Deprivation" report, the gap between how much time off the average European has vs. the rest of the world is striking. …