From Glass Bottle to Upcycled Art Work – T Bottle

If you follow my blog then you’re bound to know that I love to talk about how to recycle in Amman and related to that, ways local businesses are upcycling items that most people consider “trash”. Because of this, I was very pleased to come across another grassroots organization in Jordan that is finding a … More From Glass Bottle to Upcycled Art Work – T Bottle

Ways to Enjoy The Good Book Shop in Jabal Amman

Have you heard of The Good Book Shop? TGBS is part bookstore, outdoor cafe, co-work/study lounge, garden and cultural event venue. With its prime location right off Rainbow Street in downtown Jabal Amman, it is an urban getaway for book and coffee loving locals and expats alike. But, besides the obvious of shopping for books, here … More Ways to Enjoy The Good Book Shop in Jabal Amman

Healthy Homemade Sweets & Snacks for Delivery and Pick-up in Amman

I tend to write a lot about the sweetest side of Amman, that is, the cakes, dessert shoppes, and even halva, or as I like to call it “over the counter heroin”. However much I promote finding ways to satisfy sugar cravings, the truth is I am also a big fan of staying healthy. Since … More Healthy Homemade Sweets & Snacks for Delivery and Pick-up in Amman

Farmer’s Market Amman – Support Local Farmers & Artisans

Looking for organic local produce and other handmade, artisan items in Amman? Then look no further than the Farmers Market Amman. Every Friday from 10 am to 3 pm, head down to the market at the Al-Riyadi Club in Abdoun (map). At the market, you can find plenty of goodies to support local Jordanian businesses like: … More Farmer’s Market Amman – Support Local Farmers & Artisans

Artists of Amman! You Need to Check out The Weibdeh Art Rooms

Calling all artists, designers, photographers, filmmakers, writers and art teachers in Amman! Have you heard of The Weibdeh Art Rooms yet? They’re a calm, private, safe haven for artists of all backgrounds who need somewhere discreet and private to work, learn and also to exhibit. The Weibdeh Art Rooms is open to both arts and … More Artists of Amman! You Need to Check out The Weibdeh Art Rooms

Towards Zero Waste Initiative Jordan – Amal’s Story

Meet Amal J. Madanat, a Jordanian social and environmental activist. This is her personal 8-year (and counting) story with how she’s helping clean-up Jordan with her “Towards Zero Waste” initiative. Zero Waste – It starts with yourself In 2010, at 50 years old, Amal retired from work and decided it was time to put into … More Towards Zero Waste Initiative Jordan – Amal’s Story

The Jordan Trail – Zero Waste Hiking

Jordan is a beautiful country for hikers and increasingly more people, locals and visitors alike, are adventuring their way through the Jordan Trail. Antoinette Vermilye from Switzerland is one of them. She recently went on an 8-day hike that spanned from Dana National Reserve to Wadi Rum with not only the goal of enjoying her surroundings but also … More The Jordan Trail – Zero Waste Hiking