A Ballet Inspired Workout – Barre Classes in Amman

One of my favorite workout classes is Barre. Not sure what exactly “Barre” is…? Barre is a form of physical exercise, usually conducted in group classes in gyms or specialty studios. It is distinguished from other group fitness activities by its use of the ballet barre and its incorporation of movements derived from ballet. If … More A Ballet Inspired Workout – Barre Classes in Amman

English Speaking Doctors in Amman – Endocrinologist

Personally, I think one of the hardest things about moving to a new country is finding reliable healthcare professionals. I’ve tried just Googling doctors, but I always feel more comfortable if the doctor comes with a personal recommendation. The following doctor was highly recommended by a friend of mine and also by the American Embassy … More English Speaking Doctors in Amman – Endocrinologist

Guide to Jordan’s Nature Reserves, How to Get There & Where to Stay

The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature has established 10 (and counting) nature reserves throughout Jordan to protect the precious flora and fauna that makes the country so beautiful. These nature reserves are great for a weekend getaway from Amman or a longer trip if you have a bit more time to fully explore … More Guide to Jordan’s Nature Reserves, How to Get There & Where to Stay

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

Meet Pliking, Plogging’s Adventurous Brother – ECO Hikers Jordan

Have you heard of the fitness trend called plogging? If you’re shaking your head “no”, then let me explain. Plogging is a Scandinavian workout movement that ties together picking up trashing while jogging. How did it get the name? In Swedish, plocka upp translates to picking up, so you combine that with “jogging” and you get plogging. … More Meet Pliking, Plogging’s Adventurous Brother – ECO Hikers Jordan

Take Your Workout Outside – Exploring Sports City

Amman is (maybe surprisingly) an active city. It’s full of gyms and fitness centers that give expats and locals a range of options when it comes to finding the right place to get in shape. But some people would prefer to jog outside or play sports with friends instead of lifting weights or running on … More Take Your Workout Outside – Exploring Sports City

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