Jordan Travel Guides for Backpackers

 Top reasons to visit “Middle Eastern Switzerland” Jordan

Ahlan-wasahlan (traditional Arabic greeting) – welcome to Jordan, a peaceful and at the same time modern country filled with history and scent of old times. Jordan is an exceptional place where everywhere you can see the sights and hear the sounds of the oldest time. The place is blessed with some of the most renowned historical sights, some of the most spectacular views and some of the best cooking recipes on earth. On top of that, are the best and friendliest people across the globe – Jordanian locals. In Jordan, you can find some great accommodation and the best guides […]
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A few tips for visiting Petra with kids.

My wife and I have two girls, a three-year-old and a nine-month-old. We never skipped a trip because of them. So, after moving to Lebanon, in 2018, we took a look at what would be worth it seeing in the region and Petra immediately stood out. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and it’s where Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade was filmed. It’s not the easiest of trips to do with kids, but neither is it the hardest. All it takes is a bit of planning. About Petra The huge […]
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A Guide to Temple Street Night Market

No trip to Hong Kong is complete without a visit to Temple Street Night Market. This distinctly local and ever popular street bazaar comes alive every night with vendors selling all sorts of goods from clothing to handbags to electronics to tea ware and even jade. There is also an abundance of street food available and other entertainment, such as fortune tellers and opera singers. Where is it? Temple Street Night Market can be found along Temple Street in Kowloon. It starts in Jordan at the intersection with Jordan Road and goes all the way up to Yau Ma Tei, […]
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Refresh your body and mind in Ma'in Hot Springs

Maeen is one of the most famous tourist places in Jordan. It is about 58 meters from the southern side of Amman. It is 27 meters from the city of Madaba. It is about 120 meters below sea level. The most important feature is the presence of many springs inside it. , Reaching about 63 springs.   The minerals-rich spring’s temperature reaches about 43 degrees Celsius. This water flows from the highest peaks to the lowest mountain, which is 264 meters below sea level. It flows warm in the valley before it gets into the Zarqa River. This wonderful spot […]
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The Best Restaurants in Jordan, Hong Kong

Jordan is a lively district in Kowloon, Hong Kong that is undeniably a foodie’s paradise. The food scene here may be somewhat understated compared to Hong Kong island, but the variety and quality are definitely on par. Most tourists venture over to Jordan to check out the Temple Street Night Market and sample some classic Hong Kong street food and seafood. However, this is a tourist trap best avoided. Instead, take a culinary journey and explore some of the world-class international cuisines on offer.   Hao De Lai Dumplings The Shanghainese restaurant Hao De Lai Dumplings has probably the best […]
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Jordan: visiting Petra and Wadi Rum

Jordan is a country of oriental beauty, mysteries and unanswered questions. Our short trip was completely unplanned at the beginning. The decision of going there was made on one Saturday morning when I have found extremely cheap tickets from Cyprus (20 EUR). The plan was to visit Petra, Wadi Rum desert and Amman. We have developed an efficient program that I am going to share with you today. There we were: 4 people, limited budget, love for travel and adventures. Mysterious Petra First of all, if your plan is visiting Jordan for more than three nights, I highly recommend ordering a […]
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Amman, Jordan: The Perfect Introduction to the Middle East

For visiting the Middle East for the first time, Jordan is a perfect choice. With its mixture of Arab tradition and Western influences, especially the capital Amman offers a broad spectrum of cultural activities, sightseeing opportunities and exciting events of any kind. You probably have heard of the unique and historical city of Petra, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and maybe even of the Wadi Rum Desert, both located in the south of Jordan, but today I am going to tell you about the benefits of Amman only, Jordans proud capital in the north of the country.
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Top Tourist Spots in Guimaras, Philippines

Top Tourist Spots in Guimaras, Philippines Let us discover the hidden treasures of Guimaras and the reason why it tagged itself as the Island that Fits your Taste. Here are some of the few places you will really love about Guimaras. About Guimaras Guimaras is an island in the Philippines located in Panay Gulf in the western part of the Visayas Region. It was formally known as Himal-us and was a sub-province of Iloilo before it became an independent province on May 22, 1992. Since then, it is formally called as the Province of Guimaras. The province is rich with natural resources and its world-class […]
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Petra; Jordan: The city of the Last Crusade

Most people know Petra just from “Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade’s” movie but there is so much more than that to discover. It is also known as “The Lost City” since it became lost for centuries to the western world after 1400’s AD; until a Swiss traveler named Johann Ludwig Burckhardt finally rediscovered it in 1812. Today, Petra has become one of the Seven Wonders of the World transforming itself in Jordan’s jewel. Petra Guest House Hotel I stayed at the Petra Guest House, a wonderful 4* stars hotel located at the exact entrance of the Lost City and […]
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