Travel + Leisure - contemplating the engineering feats of Petra—an ornate city carved into sheer red cliff faces years ago. Sample the flavors of modern-day Amman as prepared by one of Jordan's top chefs.
Jerash (Jordan). 'For a country so small, Jordan punches well above its weight in world-class monuments, boasting some of the finest Roman ruins outside Rome. Most countries would be pleased to have attractions like the Citadel or the Roman Theatre in Amman, but these pale into insignificance compared with the superbly preserved ruins at Jerash.'