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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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A Solo Trip to Hong Kong

Hong Kong: a meshed masterpiece of bustling city streets and captivating mountain views. I have no regrets of choosing her as the destination of my first ever solo trip. Arriving is always the easy part. Airports are relatively easy to navigate, being designed for foreigners and having plenty of people […]
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Winter in the Twins Rocks: Rockaway, Oregon

One of the great things in life thanks it for each minute that it will give to you, because each moment is an opportunity to discover new things, meet new people and see new places. That is the reason I want to bring a place that besides of the sand, […]
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West Bank Secrets: The Stunning Town of Nablus

The West Bank is known to many as a politically unstable and tumultuous region, with frequent protests and outbreaks of violence. That is, of course, the most common context in which this region appears when addressed in the media. However, scattered throughout this rather tranquil landscape are some of the […]
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Hong Kong: Kowloon Island Instagram worthy itinerary

Hong Kong does not fall short in a variety of Instagram worthy places. I am not referring to the usual Sleeping Beauty Castle shot at Disneyland or the one with the skyline for a backdrop at The Peak. Although, I am not dismissing that these are beautiful images. But we […]
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Park City, USA: Summertime

Alpine Coaster at Park City Mountain Resort   Welcome to Park City, Utah, well known for all of the ski and snowboarding resorts that it has to offer throughout the winter. Park City is located just 30 minutes south of Salt Lake City and this resort […]
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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 […]
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The Old Cave Churches of Macedonia

Macedonia is a small country placed on the Balkan Peninsula, sandwiched between Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. Although small, the country abounds in beautiful natural landscapes thanks to the numerous mountains and lakes. It also is a home of historical and cultural places and sites, such as the unique […]
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Hiking the Juan de Fuca

Hiking the Juan de Fuca Trail      The Juan de Fuca Trail (JFT) in British Columbia, Canada, is an amazing trail for beginners and experienced hikers alike. It provides 47km of stunning wilderness trail, winding through lush rainforests and expansive beaches, all while hugging the Pacific coastline. It extends from […]
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another literary weekend: frankfurt book fair

hammering man, the steel, grey, mechanic, monumental sculpture is what exactly Frankfurt means to me, as if it shouts: “WE ARE BIG, AND WE ARE CONTINUOUSLY WORKING TO BE EVEN BIGGER”  Frankfurt is an industrial city of Germany. And this city is not poetical. But it is beautiful, in its own steel, grey, […]
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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 […]
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A Welcome Travellers Guide to Hong Kong

WELCOME TO  HONG KONG! Have you ever been to Hong Kong? Well I had just been there, and I would like to share few simple guides after my experiences of 5 days in Hong Kong. Its not much, but as a new traveller to this place, its good enough for […]
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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 […]
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Lebanon: Why Everyone Should Visit

“I got into the Beirut Arabic Language program! I’m going to go to Beirut for the summer!” I messaged my mom as soon as I got my acceptance letter to the American University in Beirut. She wasn’t thrilled. When I first told her I was applying for immersion Arabic language […]
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Poland: My hometown Toruń

Medieval churches and other buildings The Leaning Tower like in Pisa! Bargeman, music and frogs Nicolaus Copernicus monument Gingerbrads from Toruń Sunny Philadelphia Boulevard After sightseeing…   Toruń is a very charming town in Poland. It is located by the Vistula River, about 200 kilometers north from the coast of the […]
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Chasing Jack: Exploring the Remnants of Victorian London

There's something oddly romantic about Whitechapel; not the emotional type of romantic, but the idealised, curious type. I often imagine myself walking the foggy, cobbled streets of Victorian London wearing a peaked cap, stopping off at a quintessentially British pub and washing down a hearty stew with a nice cold […]
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