My Favorite Jordan Experience: Petra by Night and by Day

My Favorite Jordan Experience: Petra by Night and by Day

Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve dreamed of seeing Petra, the Rose City that was lost to the western world until 1812. The ancient city almost seemed mythical, about as real to me as the Lost City of Atlantis. I honestly never thought I’d get to...
Jordanian Food: 8 Dishes You Have to Try in Jordan

Jordanian Food: 8 Dishes You Have to Try in Jordan

I don’t think I’ve ever over-eaten as much as I did while in Jordan. But looking back, I’m not even upset with myself- Jordanian food was absolutely delicious. At one point the girls and I were so sick of over-eating we asked our guides if there was...
Exploring Jerash, Jordan, The Rome of the Middle East

Exploring Jerash, Jordan, The Rome of the Middle East

As any reader of this blog knows, I absolutely adore history. But despite seeing Roman ruins like Palatine Hill in Rome and the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul, I was never terribly interested in Ancient Rome. Jerash, Jordan, changed that. Jerash is the most...
The Best Adventure Activities in Jordan

The Best Adventure Activities in Jordan

Over the years I’ve become an increasingly adventurous traveler. I’ve gone canyoning in Vietnam, hiked the most active volcano in Bali, dived with sharks in Indonesia, paraglided in the Swiss Alps and endured a ten-day trek in the Himalayas. Not...
My Favorite Moments in Jordan

My Favorite Moments in Jordan

Oh, Jordan. As you may have seen on Instagram, Amanda, Jessica, Julika and I could not have had more fun on our #GirlsGoneJordan campaign. While a lot of bloggers complain that press trips are awkward because they’re traveling with strangers, for us it...