Wadi Rum Desert

Petra to Wadi Rum: Route Options, Explained!

In many ways, traveling around Jordan is easy. The distances are relatively short, the roads are paved, and there is cell phone signal in most part of the country. (If you don’t have cell service abroad, find out how to get it!) In other ways, though, it can be challenging. There aren’t trains, and it can be difficult to find information about buses. But don’t despair! There are many ways to get from Petra to[…]

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Amman, Jordan

Amman Cafes: Where to Get Coffee, Connect to Wifi, and More!

Cafes in Jordan don’t always look or feel the same as cafes in other parts of the world. Part of the reason for this is that alcohol isn’t very prevalent in Jordanian society. As a result, cafes often play the same role that bars would in Europe or the US. Cafes in Amman can be a place to hang out with friends at night, listen to loud music, drink coffee or tea, and smoke shisha.[…]

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Budget-Friendly Ideas for Travel in the COVID Era

The year 2020 will go down in the books as the year the world stopped. Almost every nation went into lockdown around the same time and even local travel halted. Like most of the world, you may be feeling a little stir crazy and ready to leave the bubble you’ve been in. As the news of a vaccine came on the scene and the most vulnerable are building some immunity, travel is seeming more and[…]

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Airbnb Review Examples for Guests and Hosts

After you check out of your Airbnb vacation rental or say goodbye to your guest, there’s one more thing to do: write a review. Some people find this a bit intimidating, but it isn’t too difficult once you get going. Here are some Airbnb review examples and tips to help you get started. Be HONEST One of the major problems with Airbnb’s rating system is that hosts and guests tend to be rated a little[…]

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