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
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 are headed to Jordan for more than 3 nights, especially if you plan on visiting Palestine during your trip, you should definitely consider buying the Jordan Pass. Here is why I think it is worth it: Jordan Tourist Entry Visa is Included Getting into Jordan comes at a price and it ain’t cheap. … More Why the Jordan Pass is Worth It
If you’re traveling to Jordan and planning on making a visit to Petra then you’re sure to be offered over and over again a donkey ride or a ride on a mule, horse or camel. It may seem like a smart choice, especially when the cart rides are advertised as “free” from the main gates … More Don’t Ride the Donkeys in Petra (or horses or camels!)
About 45 minutes outside of Amman you can find a great escape nestled in the Gilead Mountains, The Mountain Breeze Resort. I had been there before for a short tour when my fiancé and I were checking out possible venues for a wedding reception, so when I wanted to plan a surprise party for him, it … More Escapes Close to Amman – The Mountain Breeze Resort
When I was living in Spain, I used to love how I could head out of work on Friday evening, go to the airport and catch a flight to a nearby country for just a weekend getaway. Since moving to Amman, I’ve so far only been to Lebanon for a quick 48 hour trip, but … More Direct flights out of Amman
The entire Middle East intrigues me, so naturally one of my goals for living in the region is to see as many countries as possible. When you’re working full-time, weekend getaways are the perfect opportunity to see a new country without having to ask for days off. However, bad flight times can get in the … More Weekend Getaway – 48 hours in Beirut