What IKEA Amman is Doing to Help Make Jordan Green

If you’ve read my other posts about going green in Jordan, you already know I’m a recycling maniac. Because of this, it always makes me happy to read about local initiatives to help minimize the amount of trash that ends up in landfills. Being the hippie that I am, naturally, I’m in a Facebook group … More What IKEA Amman is Doing to Help Make Jordan Green

Vegan living in Jordan? Join the Vegans of Amman Facebook group!

Living in Amman, and Jordan in general, one of my absolute FAVORITE parts is the food. A lot of people always ask me “how easy is it to be vegan in Jordan?”, which I always reply “extremely easy!”. There are tons of naturally vegan options in traditional Jordanian and Levantine cuisine, need I say hummus? … More Vegan living in Jordan? Join the Vegans of Amman Facebook group!

Vegetarian-Friendly Cooking Classes & Workshops in Amman

A few days ago a traveling chef from Switzerland contacted me to see if there are any vegetarian cooking classes or workshops that he could join in Amman. To be honest, I’m not really into cooking, (unless you count chopping cucumbers and tomatoes to dip into store-bought hummus) so I haven’t tried any culinary experiences … More Vegetarian-Friendly Cooking Classes & Workshops in Amman

List of Companies in Amman for Organic Fruits & Vegetables Delivery

I’ve written a few posts about the options you have for 100% organic and local produce (fruit, veggies & more) delivered straight to your doorstep in Amman, but here’s a handy list to summarize your options: Jabbok Farms How to order: Join the WhatsApp broadcast +962 795472689 for the weekly menu. Place your order before 12 … More List of Companies in Amman for Organic Fruits & Vegetables Delivery

Souq Al Shams Organic Farmers’ Market and Fruit & Vegetable Delivery

If you’re looking to support local farmers, go organic, eat healthier, or just get out and about on the weekend, then you need to check out Jordan’s first organic market – Souq Al Shams Farmers’ Market. You can find it every Friday from 11 am to 6 pm at Wild Jordan Center in Jabal Amman. For … More Souq Al Shams Organic Farmers’ Market and Fruit & Vegetable Delivery

Animal Rescue in Jordan – Al Rabee Society for Nature and Animal Protection, Aqaba

Through my blog I have focused a lot on animal rescue based out of Amman, but did you know there’s a shelter based out of Jordan’s most southern city, Aqaba? It is called Al Rabee Society for Nature and Animal Protection and to find out more I interviewed the woman behind the refuge, Ms. Rodica Toma Athamneh. … More Animal Rescue in Jordan – Al Rabee Society for Nature and Animal Protection, Aqaba

Petra by Foot: How You Can Play a Key Role in the Welfare of Working Animals

The following post and all images were submitted by Diana D., an expat currently living in Jordan. She is an artist and animal activist, especially dedicated to saving captive elephants. You can find her on Instagram at @elephantsoulcrafts. Seeing the majestic rose red stones as you walk through the Siq just before discovering the Treasury … More Petra by Foot: How You Can Play a Key Role in the Welfare of Working Animals

Jordan’s Canicide, Islam & Ending the Killing

The following is an open letter about the current state of animal welfare in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, what Islam says about animal cruelty, and the real solution to stray population control. It was written by Anna Zoubi, Jordanian animal activist and the current foster mom of rescued street dog, Naji. Islam Is The … More Jordan’s Canicide, Islam & Ending the Killing