Wadi Rum: One Night Under the Desert Sky

Living in Jordan for almost four years it’s not a surprise exploring the desert more than once. Undoubtedly, Wadi Rum is worth several adventures – and because of that I was pleased being invited to this magical place once again. But this time it should be different… As you may remind from one of my…

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The Taste of Jordan

Living in Amman made me a hunter for the special: food, wine… perhaps taste in general. There are many well-known places and also hidden ones, but beyond that, always new spots to discover. Just lately, when I was strolling over Abdali Boulevard, a modern area with restaurants and shops in central Amman, I got curious…

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Jordan: Travel Report of an Expat

Three years ago, when my husband and I had decided to leave our Austrian lives behind and to emigrate, or as we had in mind, to dare to have an adventure, we were not quite sure what we would run into. Would we regret it? In the year of our emigration (2014), the still ongoing…

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Aqaba Red Sea: Where the Ocean Meets the Sand

Jordan is desert. Well… there is the Dead Sea, spectacular and beautiful, and oversaturated with salt. Breathtaking nature, but harsh environment for life. But that’s not all Jordan has to offer – there is one small edge, where Jordan reaches the Red Sea shore. It’s Jordan’s very south, the bay of Aqaba. It’s where the…

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Kerak Castle and Dana Biosphere Reserve

First year in Jordan was like a continuous road trip throughout the country; in my opinion the best way to get to know the culture and to explore new places. One of the most exciting ones was the trip from Amman to Kerak Castle with an overnight-stay in Dana – the good part was definitely…

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