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UNE FAMILLE EN JORDANIE #FamilyinJordan

Voyage, nature et évasion...Conseils pour découvrir la Jordanie ...Parce que la beauté du monde est dans l’œil de celui qui regarde!

UNE FAMILLE EN JORDANIE             #FamilyinJordan

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

(post also available in French) 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… Not that many outdoor activities in Read more…

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

In 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 will have witnessed many civilizations, experienced several phases of decline and growth… It is today a megacity Read more…


Hiking memo : discover Wadi Himara and its (almost ) highest waterfall of Jordan

(french version of this post available here) All our videos available on  our YouTube channel #familyinjordan 🙂   Summary: Lenght:  2 options . 5,3 km back and forth if you include the visit of a small Siq), 4 km otherwise;  Duration:  2 to 3 hours with your family, including lunch Track of Read more…


How not to get lost in Jordan – even in Wadi Rum : try OsmAnd !

(post also available in french) If you are a tourist visiting Jordan by car, or if you are an expat exploring the secrets of Jordan, you might want to have a reliable navigation app on your smartphone. And if it’s free and if it also works offline, that’s even better Read more…


Canyoning in Jordan : discover Wadi Zarqa Ma’in from the sky

Let’s get high today during a nice canyoning session, with a video and some music… Discover with us Wadi Zarqa Ma’in near the Dead Sea, only 90 minutes drive from Amman. Canyoning, hiking, swimming…All you need when it’s hot outside 🙂   our selection of ideas on trekking or hiking Read more…


Want to visit Jordan? Think JORDAN PASS to save money !

(also available in french here) When planning a trip to Jordan, it is paramount to book a “Jordan Pass” before entering Jordan. This Sesame includes visa fees to Jordan, and access to almost all touristic sites … at an unbeatable rate! So if you want to save money, you MUST Read more…


Horseback riding in Jordan : 3 wonderful days in Petra

(post also available in french) Living in Jordan, it would be a shame not to enjoy the wonderful little local arabian horses! Horseback riding in Jordan is really exciting. This is why I tested for you ( and for me 🙂 ) a 3-days hike in and around Petra with Read more…


Discover the Full Moon Desert Marathon in Wadi Rum

(updated May 6th 2018 with new events) There are many different ways to enjoy running in Jordan. In addition to the famous “Dead2Red” 242 kilometers-long team race organized by Amman Road Runners (debrief to come on this blog!), there are several marathons or half-marathons, all of them fully exploiting the Read more…


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. Depending on his vocal qualities, he Read more…


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