It might not be easy to find the best hotels in Jordan on your first trip to this Middle Eastern country. The options on where to stay in Jordan can vary depending on your preferences, budget, means of transport and timing. Here are some of my suggestions to help you plan your Jordan accommodation and avoid an unnecessary headache.
Jordan’s Nature Reserve of the size of Malta is still a secret for some. Discover the paradise for hikers and adventure lovers – Dana Biosphere Reserve.
Is Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan worth visiting? You bet, it is! One of the main Jordan attractions and the unique ecosystem has a lot of reasons to draw you in. The barren desert landscape, red rocks carved by the winds, thousands of stars and years of the history embedded in the land – all make for a unique excursion. Have a look at a few of the photos from Wadi Rum in Jordan, that I had a very hard time choosing (there are just too many!) which will hopefully inspire you to visit this beautiful place.
Have you ever wanted to climb the volcano, peak into its crater, listen to the rambling Earth and see the flowing lava? As dangerous as it might sound, it can be done safely – you just need to choose the right volcano. Below, you can find the list of the unique volcano hikes around the world created for you by myself and other travel bloggers. Now, just go ahead and organize the exciting trip to see some of the world’s interesting volcanoes.
The sparkling night sky filled with thousands of stars, soft red sand on the ground, alien-looking rock formations, and traditional Bedouin tents tucked into the corners of the moon valley. Peace and silence away from any cities. Wadi Rum camping experience is one not to be missed on the trip to Jordan. How to organize it, which Wadi Rum Bedouin camp to choose and how to have the best experience of camping under the stars?
How is it to climb the highest mountain in Jordan? How to organize the unique Wadi Rum trekking trip that not many people heard about? Jabal Umm ad Dami is one of the best places for hiking in Wadi Rum. It offers striking views to Wadi Rum’s rugged landscape, the Red Sea and even Saudi Arabia’s vast desert. In fact, the mountain is located only a few hundred meters from the border with this country. Want to have an extraordinary experience during Wadi Rum hiking? Go on top of the Jabal Umm ad Dami. Find out exactly how to do it in the guide below.
Deciding on the perfect Jordan itinerary, that would cover all of the important places is not an easy task. With an overload of things to see, it’s hard to fit it all in 10 days in Jordan and at the same time, to spend enough time in each of the places. Spoiler alert: there is a lot to do in Jordan! We tried to balance all Jordan has to offer from mesmerizing historical sites to breath-taking hikes to visiting the Sea(s). You can find our exact route in Jordan with an explanation of places and additional alternatives below.
A lot can happen during a year. And a lot has happened in 2018 for me, especially travel-wise. I managed to visit 14 countries and many amazing places, still working full time as a geologist in Oslo and even after I broke my leg in Svalbard. It was also a first full year of living in Norway. How did I manage and how did it all go? Was it worth it? Read my year in review for 2018.
Fluffy snow, sparkling fairy lights, fire crackling in the wooden houses. The magic of silence, outdoor winter activities, Christmas markets, and comfort food. Oslo in winter is a magical city. Find out the best things to do in Oslo in winter. Continue reading “Norway Oslo winter guide: Best Things to Do in Oslo in Winter”
There’s so much more to see around Helsinki, Finland than just the Finnish capital. The national parks, the islands, the cute old towns, the fortress, and even the places across the borders. Don’t miss out and explore Finland and beyond with the top suggestions for day trips from Helsinki.