Matthew Teller

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The complete guide to Petra, Jordan

Heart of an empire, cultural crossroads and hidden for centuries... Matthew Teller looks back to the glories of Petra's heyday and reveals insider secrets

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Go now! Amman, Jordan

Varied, lively, unpretentious: the Jordanian capital makes for a short break to remember – and it has Petra on the doorstep

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Palestine: Wandering the West Bank

Despite the headlines, Palestine is safe to visit – and its ancient cities and proud people make for fascinating travel, says Matthew Teller

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Israel: tough on the outside

From Biblical Armageddon to modern political turmoil, Israel conjures up vivid images and strong emotions. Matthew Teller peers behind a rugged exterior

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Jordan's finest food and drink

Jordanian food is all about getting your hands dirty – dig in to mounds of dips, breads and delectable dishes, recommends Matthew Teller

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Cruise along the re-opened Nile route

The much-missed Nile route between Luxor and Cairo has finally reopened – and a long cruise via its ancient tombs and winding souks shows Middle Egypt is back

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6 Petra highlights

You could spend a week here and still never see it all, but if time is tight then head for the unmissables, says Matthew Teller

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