Behind the scenes of Yahoo TV's latest travel video In the next in their series featuring Jordan, Yahoo Travel's "A Broad Abroad" team visit Feynan Ecolodge and meet our guide Suleiman who introduces them to famous Bedouin hospitality. Watch the full video here: It's always great when we have press visiting Feynan as we are really excited to share our project with more people. But filming in More Details
Watch the video below to discover some cultural do's and don't's for traveling in Jordan. We were really pleased to host the A Broad Abroad team from Yahoo travel TV earlier this year and this is the first of a few short videos from their trip!
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On the Dead Sea Highway, between Ghor Saafi police station and the 181km Aqaba milestone, lies Jordan’s best kept bakery secret: taboon. On our journey to Feynan Ecolodge the other day, me and my colleagues had wound past the Dead Sea and were on the flatter, straighter road that passes lots of tomato farms well on our way to the lodge from our office in Amman. “Why are we stopping?” I asked as More Details
Spot the shooting stars!
We were very pleased to welcome the "A Broad Abroad" team from Yahoo TV to film at Feynan Ecolodge last week. They will be making a series of short travel programmes all about Jordan which we are really excited to be a part of. As well as their normal filming, one of their cameramen Ricky Montalvo filmed a couple of short timelapse sequence of their night at Feynan. The first video was More Details
Is it still safe to travel to Jordan? It's the question we are hearing from a lot of our guests these days and we understand why given the unfortunate events in our neighbouring countries. But we want to reassure you that life is going on as normal in Jordan and the country is open and ready for visitors. Don't just listen to us though, below are some of the latest thoughts and More Details
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Digital detoxing: Could you? Will you? We all know that we have become slaves to a new master: the internet. Emails, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat… We are connected 24/7. Even our Bedouin community in Wadi Feynan are as likely to pick a spot for their goat-hair tented home based on mobile phone signal as much as any other factor. But what happens when we can’t be More Details
Best for romance
Feynan has won a Traveller's Choice award for top hotels for romance in Jordan! We know that the candle-lit surrounds make it very romantic in the evening, but the chance to swap the hustle and bustle of every day life for peace and quiet is another great reason why Feynan is a great place for couples. We are especially pleased with this award because it's the result of all the great More Details
We are proud to announce that Feynan Ecolodge has been revealed as one of three finalists in the prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2015! The awards, run by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) are among the highest accolades in the responsible tourism industry. Feynan has been recognised as a finalist in the ‘Community Award’ category, just three months after also being announced as More Details
Feynan at #5
Matt Long aka Landlopers starts 2015 with a run down of his top 8 reasons to visit Jordan in 2015 including Feynan Ecolodge and Dana Biosphere Reserve on his list! Talking about the hike from Dana Village to Feynan Ecolodge Landlopers says: "speaking from experience I can tell you it’s one of those things everyone should try once and is the perfect introduction to the philosophy behind Feynan More Details
Every year Conde Nast Traveler Espana lists it's Gold List: a compilation of the best of the best and tour world excellence. This year, they have selected Feynan Ecolodge in Jordan in their best hotels outside the city from around the world list! Conde Nast loved Feynan as a hotel for relaxation and quiet due to its isolated location. They say that with only Bedouin for companions, you will More Details