Most people say that Amman completely shuts down during Ramadan, but that’s only if you don’t know where to go! Last year I posted an article about Restaurants, Pubs, Cafes & More Open During Ramadan and got a huge response, especially from people looking for places that serve alcohol. You can still check out that post, … More Pubs, Bars & Restaurants in Amman that Serve Alcohol During Ramadan
Whether you’re a newbie in Amman or an experienced local, it’s not always easy to sort through the clutter of our data-saturated world to find something to do on the weekend or a place to go out to eat. Luckily there’s a local Jordanian app to help ease your worries when it comes to knowing … More Your Local Amman Guide – Aroundtown App
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
It seems that with all of the social platforms available these days it would be easy to meet a circle of like-minded people to share your interests with. As someone who has been moving around since I was 17 years old, I can tell you, it isn’t as easy as it seems. Because I too … More Meet Locals in Amman – Out&About® Jordan
We’ve talked about Wine Tourism in Jordan, so now it’s time to talk about another form of alcohol adventuring in the Amman area – Beer Tourism. Microbreweries are a huge trend worldwide and thanks to Carakale, Jordan has one of its own in honor of its ancient roots. After all, beer originated in Mesopotamia as … More Beer Tourism – Visit Carakale, Jordan’s 1st Microbrewery
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
Budget travelers rejoice, Ryanair will start flights to Europe out of Amman’s Queen Alia Airport starting in March 2018, rolling out 10 other new routes in October. There will also be new flights starting out of Aqaba Airport (from October until March/winter season only). These new routes are a part of the low-cost airline’s plan … More Low Cost Flights in Jordan – Ryanair is Here!
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
To start things off, the answer to “are there hostels in Amman?” is yes, there are, though the hostel scene isn’t as developed as other places worldwide (business opportunity anyone?). I’ve stayed in quite a few hostels in my travels over the years and though they have their advantages and disadvantages (i.e. the roomie that … More Are There Hostels in Amman?
I’ve done Couchsurfing 3 times now in my life, all were good experiences (i.e. I wasn’t murdered in my sleep like I feared). Jokes aside, it really was a nice way to hang out with a local and I especially recommend it for solo travelers. Now how I got to thinking about couch surfing in Amman was … More Why You Should Consider Couchsurfing in Amman