With tourism at a peak, there's no doubt Jordan has something to offer for all types of travellers. Whether it's the urban buzz of downtown Amman you're into, the spiritual serenity of Wadi Rum to unwind or wander in the wonders of Petra - you'll find your perfect scenery match! We continue our Key Discoveries... Continue Reading →
Key Discoveries: What’s it like being Black in Jordan?
There's something magical about connecting with another badass black girl who travels the world, grabs at opportunities which come her way with both hands, and breaks the limiting social conventions we're expected to abide by... I guess it's all part and parcel of the #BlackGirlMagic phenomena taking the blogosphere by storm! Meet Keylee, a young... Continue Reading →
The FaceApp brought me face to face with my biggest fear…
"Is anyone else's social media feed starting to look like a nursing home?" TheDrazzyShow asked on his Insta-stories. As humorous as it sounded, I couldn't help but agree. I've been off the gram for a minute so I don't even know if this FaceApp thing is a challenge or just a really freaky trend... which... Continue Reading →
A Night in Wadi Rum: My Spiritual Encounter with the Desert
Is it's possible to have more than one spirit place?... That place where your soul feels completely as one with your mind and body. It's as if you're on familiar territory; perhaps from a previous encounter, perhaps from a previous life... That feeling usually comes to me when I'm by the sea and was especially... Continue Reading →
Out and about in Amman
I wondered aimlessly through the streets of Amman taking in the sights, sounds, and stares from the locals! My starting point - the famous Rainbow Street then up and down into the bustle of downtown - Al-Balad... If you plan to walk around Amman note that the city is full of hills (they don't show... Continue Reading →
The desert in a bottle… Sand art in Amman
Camels trail lazily through the heat of the desert towards an oasis, mountains lean into the skyline in the distance. The scene is a picturesque array of beautiful colours skilfully blended together... You don't need to have visited the Wadi Rum to be transported there. You can get the essences of the the Jordanian desert... Continue Reading →
Good bye Sharm, Hello Cairo!
Two nights spent in Sharm El Sheikh - check! That's two days out of my 28 day trip done... I'm going according to plan, that's a good start! I knew when I booked my accommodation that I wouldn't want to stay much longer than two days. I'm not a resort sort of person and Sharm... Continue Reading →
This Time Last Year… Israel
This time last year I was in Israel. How can approx 365 days have flown by so fast? Despite the political issues (I'm not getting into that topic), I had a great experience in Israel. I've been meaning to go back but as alway time (and many other factors) prevent this. I met Vondi at... Continue Reading →