Last year we visited Jordan, a spectacular country with rugged mountains, expansive deserts, and of course, the ancient city of Petra. This was in November 2015 and when we decided to go there, several people asked us: Oh, but you’re going to Jordan? Isn’t it dangerous there? A pretty good … more »
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Jordan is one of the most welcoming countries we have ever been to. Local folks seem to be genuinely happy to see you take an interest in their part of the world, and this makes it easy to mingle and chit chat with folks you come across. Some of the most interesting travel experiences involve simple interactions like this.
Beyond “the little things”, Jordan awed us with the expected grandeur of Petra and the buzzing streets of Amman. It was during our time in the Jordanian capital where we thought about the relationship between terrorism, the news, and many people’s travel plans. We crafted this article to explain to you why we think terrorism should not stop you from traveling!
If you are traveling to Jordan with an Indian passport, don’t forget to check out how easy it is to get a visa with the Jordan Pass.
Ever since we started traveling full-time I don’t have the same feeling I used to have before: What?! It’s already December? The year went by FLYING!…” Now, I fly! Being in various places and occupying your time with different activities, time dilation becomes your best friend. Still, it somehow … more »
UPDATE 2018 Jordan now offers visa on arrival to all Indian citizens. The period of stay usually granted is 30 days. You may be asked to show a return ticket so it is good to have one on hand. Below is the story of how I got a 14 … more »
The Berlin wall separated East and West Berlin and restricted the movements of citizens for decades. The coming down of this wall was a historic event that people still remember today. But in Israel, new walls are coming up. The barrier has many effects on Palestinians including reduced freedoms, reduction … more »