Amman: 5 ways to kick back and relax in the Jordanian capital

By | October 24th, 2014|Jordan|

I liked Amman, I'll be honest and admit that it was very much down the list of my reasons for visiting Jordan, but once I had arrived I very much fell for the unique charms of the city, it was a great place to relax (I use that term loosely where walking/driving the streets were [...]

Wadi Rum: A jeep tour and overnight stay at a Bedouin Camp

By | June 3rd, 2014|Jordan|

Why? Why do I do these things to myself?  The choice was obvious, The Beatles, I'm from England and therefore The Beatles were clearly the logical choice. However, as I sat and listened to the others in our group ease (for the most part) their way through their own songs, my brain turned to mush. [...]

Jerash and its Roman Ruins – Jordan’s other rediscovered treasure

By | April 29th, 2014|Jordan, Photographic Inspiration|

In any conversation regarding Jordan, the first point of call is usually Petra, not once did Jerash come up in conversation. Its understandable really, an exquisite city, carved from rock and lost for an eternity.  Now rediscovered it has played host to a number of big budget Hollywood movies, and is courted by hundred upon [...]

Photo Essay: Petra by night

By | April 16th, 2014|Jordan, Photographic Inspiration|

Few words needed in this post, and those that are required for Petra have already been written about in my Petra - The good, the bad and the ugly. Simply treat your eyes to the below and know that a ticket to Petra's Treasury by night costs only 12JD (£10.30 / $16.97 / €12.33).  Bargain! [...]

Petra – The good, the bad and the ugly

By | April 3rd, 2014|Jordan, Photographic Inspiration|

Petra needs little introduction as one of the worlds most famous archaeological sites, and no trip to Jordan would be complete without a visit to what some are calling the 8th wonder of the world.  That obviously isn't an official title, but Petra was officially recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. Established possibly as [...]

The cost of a week travelling around Jordan

By | March 26th, 2014|Budget Travel, Jordan|

The cost of a week travelling around Jordan, here goes. I would love love lover to be able to travel without the worry of cash or a budget, but that is not my reality.  I am fortunate to travel to some wonderful places, but whilst exploring each I am careful to watch the coffers and [...]

Mapped Instagrams from Jordan

By | March 16th, 2014|Jordan, Real Time Blogging|

Although travel blogging can be hard work at times, especially whilst also balancing a 9-5, let it be said that it is not without some serious perks! The perkiest of all those perks in my book is the friends that you'll inevitably make through the travel blogosphere.  They might not all be bloggers themselves, some [...]