Jordan – The Dead Sea

Jordan – The Dead Sea

Our final destination was the Dead Sea and it was the perfect way to end the perfect family holiday. We arrived late on Thursday afternoon but we were only leaving late Saturday afternoon for the airport (which is in Amman only 45  minutes away) so we were able to...
Jordan – Bethany

Jordan – Bethany

As we travelled from Wadi Rum Desert to the Dead Sea, we were fortunate to be able to stop and visit Bethany. This is the site where Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist. It was pretty busy on the Israeli side of the River Jordan with baptisms taking place but the...
Jordan – Makluba

Jordan – Makluba

If you asked any of us to name the number one highlight of our trip to Jordan that we would all agree on; I am pretty sure it would be the food. Naturally, mezze played a huge role in this decision but it was also great to try other Jordanian specialities like...
Jordan – St George’s Church and Mosaic Map

Jordan – St George’s Church and Mosaic Map

One of the great things about us travelling all over Jordan with an experienced tour guide was that he took us to so many sites we would never have heard of or thought to visit. Case in point: The St. George’s Church in Madaba is a rather modest 19th-century...
Food – Halloween Treats

Food – Halloween Treats

I am starting to plan my Halloween party on Wednesday night and look at the wicked treats I found at Migros – here’s hoping they have lots and lots in store on...