Baalbek’s Palmyra Hotel is a time warp with a history almost as rich as the Roman site of Baalbek itself. The hotel was originally established by a Greek businessman in 1874. He recognised the appeal of the stunning ruins, which sit just across the road, long before the site was first excavated in 1884. Since then, the Palmyra Hotel has seen two world wars and a brutal fifteen-year-long civil war. Amazingly though, it has never closed its doors for a single day.
With numerous fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit, incredible food to sample and heaps of amazing culture to get to grips with, there has never been a better time to visit Jordan. Here at Wild Frontiers, we have highlighted the best place to visit in Jordan.
Since the birth of Wild Froniters, we have travelled to the furthest regions of Pakistan in search of new adventures and experiences. From those numerous travels, we have pulled together what we think are the best places to visit in Pakistan
Just a mile to the south of Baalbeck lies a quarry from which many of the megaliths used in the building of the Roman site were carved. The size of these megaliths is mind-blowing, with one reckoned to tbe the biggest carved stone in the world. Yet the site was until recently in disrepair until the efforts of one man...
Iconic photos of iconic leaders. Pictures that shaped generations. The images of photographer Roberto Salas include many Cuba classics that will never be matched. Having seen his work in books, magazines and on the internet for years, I was very excited to speak with him.
Latin American expert Richard talks about a new tour which takes in Mexico City (where Roma was set and filmed), and offers a glimpse into the life of indigenous communities in Oaxaca, the most diverse of Mexico’s 32 states.