“Welcome to Jordan”
Whether you are a tourist or an expat living in Jordan, you will hear that sentence quite often, either at the airport, a security checkpoint or just while shopping down town. You will discover the different meanings later while you are here.
This website is about living in Jordan as Expat. Me and my family are from Germany and living in Amman, the capital of Jordan, since October 2016. I will share plenty of information that might be interesting for anybody, who is planning to live and work in Jordan or already residing here. I have already lived in Jordan for one year from 2008 to 2009, so have seen most of the touristic sites and am quite familiar with the country. I am expressing my views as an international expat living and working here, so I am neither a local nor a typical tourist or student, although many things might apply to the other, too. The site is an ongoing project and more content will be added as we go along.
All pictures are taken by myself, if not otherwise indicated. Most of them are probably slightly color adjusted. Some of them have been taken in the time period between 2008-2009. The newer ones from October 2016 onward. I try to only use pictures taken in Jordan.
Flowers in the field
Abu Darwish Mosque
Dana Nature Reserve
Sunset Wadi Rum
Arabic Food – Mezze
Petra – Monestry
Also on this website I will not comment on Islam. Of course, you need to know that Jordan is a mainly Islamic country with all that is connected to that. It is a good idea consult other websites and travel guides, or better friends or colleagues who live here about this, before making a decision whether to move here or not.
Keep in mind that this is a personal website reflecting my views and therefore am not liable for the validity of any of its content or anything else that might result from that. While I strive to update the site, within a fast changing world, it is impossible to keep track of everything. So please double-check information before relying solely on one site, especially when it comes to numbers. Also, I am not endorsed by either of the companies mentioned, unless indicated. If I mention or highlight them, than usually just for personal taste or because I had a good experience with them.
Last update – May 2018