"The Rough Guide to Jordan" is the essential guide to the Middle East's most fascinating destination. The guide opens with a 24-page, full-colour section showcasing Jordan's highlights, from the wilderness of Wadi Run and the magic of Petra to the new developments in Aqaba and Amman's sophisticated dining scene. The main heart of the guide includes detailed reviews on all the best hotels, cafes and restaurants, whether you're travelling on a budget or travelling in style. There is plenty of practical tips for adventure activities, including diving, camping, camel treks and balloon trips. The guide also takes a thorough look at Jordan's colourful background with unique features on literature, art and women in Jordanian society. There are also detailed maps and plans for all regions.
Matthew Teller is an experienced and accomplished travel writer who has lived in Amman and speaks Arabic. He is also the author of the Rough Guide to Switzerland.