Amman to Jerusalem: one Expat’s experience

I would like to give a big shout out to Elissa, who immediately after I asked, if she was interested in writing a guest post, compiled a thorough and well written post about visiting Jerusalem from Amman. Make sure to check out her Facebook and Instagram and follow her on her journeys. So here is …

Al-Salt – Jordan

The Town and how to get there Two weeks ago we made our way to Al-Salt, a city located about 40 minutes West of Amman. Built on three hills, it has long history dating back to before 1300 but was then destroyed by the Mongols, became a regional hub during the Ottoman empire and then …

Wadi Rum

If you have read Petra – with Grandma and Kids, then you might wanna know how we continued our trip to Wadi Rum. Coming from Petra Friday afternoon we took a nice scenic route through some small villages and the King's Highway until reaching Wadi Rum. From the Police Checkpoint, depending if you stay in …

An Irish in Jordan

The timing couldn't be more perfect than having a contribution from Ireland for today's Saint Patrick's Day. Read about Michael from Ireland, a food loving humanitarian, blogger, photographer, and part time chicken farmer who manages and contributes to the blog thecuisinecollective.com with his Polish girlfriend. The two love healthy food, are excellent food photographers and …

Exploring the East of Jordan – The Desert Castles and Azraq Wetland Reserve

Last weekend, we made our way towards the East of Jordan to explore the Desert Castles and the Azraq Wetland Reserve. I have been to the East ten years ago, but can't remember exactly which places we have been to. This time we went the South route number 35, which is a bit shorter/faster but …