JORDANIE DECOUVERTE #Family in Jordan

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JORDANIE DECOUVERTE            #Family in Jordan

The word of the month : Ramadan…and tips when travelling in Jordan meanwhile!

Tomorrow, unless some galactic accident (for example, the Moon falling into a spatio-temporal fault), the month of Ramadan will begin. Ramadan is a period of 30 days when Muslims observe a number of specific religious duties. And in a country where 92% of the population is sunni (the remaining 8% Read more…


Syrian refugees in Jordan : a grandfather, his grand daughter…and an ordinary hero.

he numbers are open to fierce debates. Some say they are 750 000. Others say they are more than 1.3 million … Those are big figures. But that day in the trafic jam..I saw an ordinary hero.


Discover wild predators near Amman: al Ma’wa for nature and wildlife sanctuary

Historically, Jordan and Syria are true sanctuaries of wild animals: birds, big cats, bears …Many scenographies testify to the presence of lions, tigers and bears in the recesses of Jordan, and one can still hope to see some oryx on the side of Shaumari!  Yet, it is possible to discover Read more…


Movie selection : 17 films about Jordan or filmed in Jordan

With such wonderful landscapes and an exceptional historical heritage, Jordan is obivously a great place for movie makers: Wadi Rum, Petra, the eastern desert, Amman…


Our series “kids-friendly outdoor activities around Amman : n#1, the Forest Park

What to do with its family around Amman? Whether you are expat, tourist, or backpacker, you may want – or need – to know a few places to allow children to let off steam, and parents to relax meanwhile…


The word of the month : Amman , its past and its present.

n our section “the word of the month”, let’s keep it easy this month , with a  light panorama of Amman. Having gone through 9000 years of history, the current capital of Jordan has witnessed many civilizations, experienced several phases of decline and growth…


The word of the month: the muezzin

Jean-Leon Gerome, "The Muezzin", 1866. Crédits : Joslyn art museum.

The word of the month is dedicated to the role and the history of the muezzin. An essential figure in daily life in the Middle East, the muezzin is particularly in charge of calling the muslims to the five daily prayers from the minaret…


The word(s) of the month: Keffiyeh, Shemagh…and Mandil !

Here we are, back for the word of the week the month. In order to let you calmly digest the last word of the month (the fabulous story of the hashemites ! ) , today we will focus on the local popular clothing accessories : the shemagh , and its twins the keffiyeh and the mandil !


Street food in Amman : two greedy pleasures near downtown…

Today, I wandered in Amman streets, trying to grab some food…So let’s discover together some gourmandise shops I just found in order to warm up in this ending winter in Amman… Here are two adresses to be recommended: The first one is actually quite famous, as it referenced in the Read more…


The word of the month : the Hashemites !

Let’s begin this new category “word of the month” with a quite important word, at least as far as Jordanian are concerned.


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