Futuristic luxury pods provide the perfect view of the desert sky

Travel | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

March 28, 2018

Futuristic luxury pods provide the perfect view of the desert sky

Travel

March 28, 2018 | Jordan

In the heart of Jordan’s scenic Wadi Rum desert, known as the “Valley of the Moon”, there is an…

Rummana Camp at Dana Nature Reserve

Hotels | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

July 06, 2016

Rummana Camp at Dana Nature Reserve

Hotels

July 06, 2016 | Travel | Jordan

Probably one of the calmest and most serene places on earth is lost between the valleys of Dana. One of the Middle…

Thyme & More: Where Zaatar is Treated as Art

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

June 15, 2016

Thyme & More: Where Zaatar is Treated as Art

Restaurants

June 15, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Amman

During my stay in Jordan, I was craving for a good mankoushe, something similar to the ones I often enjoy in…

Q Restaurant: The Camel Burger and Kebab

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

June 15, 2016

Q Restaurant: The Camel Burger and Kebab

Restaurants

June 15, 2016 | Restaurants | Amman

Down on Rainbow street, the nightlife sector of Amman, is a place called Q. The letter probably stands for the owner's…

Ashur: Kempinski Ishtar Italian Restaurant

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

June 14, 2016

Ashur: Kempinski Ishtar Italian Restaurant

Restaurants

June 14, 2016 | Restaurants | Dead Sea

It was my third day in Jordan and I was promised it was going te be an amazing. The program was heading down to the…

Burj al Hamam: A Lebanese Restaurant on the Dead Sea

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

June 14, 2016

Burj al Hamam: A Lebanese Restaurant on the Dead Sea

Restaurants

June 14, 2016 | Restaurants | Dead Sea

The first impression was great. Walk into Burj al Hamam and start experiencing the Lebanese touch with Fayrouz…

The Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea

Hotels | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

June 14, 2016

The Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea

Hotels

June 14, 2016 | Recommended | Dead Sea

Fine living is what the Kempinski hotel down at the Dead Sea is all about. It's the place to relax. Come as a family or…

La Locanda Boutique Hotel Amman

Hotels | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

June 10, 2016

La Locanda Boutique Hotel Amman

Hotels

June 10, 2016 | Reviews | Amman

La Locanda is where we'll be spending the a couple of night during our stay in Amman. There's a special touch to this…

Al Hachem: Amman's Iconic Authentic Restaurant

Street Food | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 31, 2016

Al Hachem: Amman's Iconic Authentic Restaurant

Street Food

May 31, 2016 | Amman

Iconic as people call it around here, Al Hachem is a street food restaurant popular for the last 55 years. Nestled in…

Abou Zeid Bakery: Amman's Special Bread

Street Food | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 31, 2016

Abou Zeid Bakery: Amman's Special Bread

Street Food

May 31, 2016 | Street Food | Amman

For us Tannour bread is about a big cylindrical oven with fire lid in its heart with bread or manakish sticked on its…

Abou Moussa: Fawaregh, Kroush, Nifa in Amman

Street Food | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 29, 2016

Abou Moussa: Fawaregh, Kroush, Nifa in Amman

Street Food

May 29, 2016 | Amman

Traditional and typical, Abou Moussa sells everything related to internal organs. Large bowls filled with water to the…

Fatatri Amman: Literally The Best Giant Fatayer I've Ever Had

Street Food | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 29, 2016

Fatatri Amman: Literally The Best Giant Fatayer I've Ever Had

Street Food

May 29, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Amman

It's more of a dream and surely not simple food. The fatayer are WAW on all fronts, the thin dough, the way he prepares…

Abou Hatem: Meat Since 1942

Street Food | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 29, 2016

Abou Hatem: Meat Since 1942

Street Food

May 29, 2016 | Amman

It was our cherry on top, my favorite stop for the day, a place open from 1940 is now handled by the fourth generation…

Nafissa Sweets: It's The Knefe!

Recommended | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 22, 2016

Nafissa Sweets: It's The Knefe!

Recommended

May 22, 2016 | Recommended | Amman

I was honestly amazed as I stepped into Nafissa Sweets. I stood there watching hundreds of customers walk in by the…

Petra's Movenpick Hotel: At Walking Distance from the Valley

Hotels | Petra Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 14, 2016

Petra's Movenpick Hotel: At Walking Distance from the Valley

Hotels

May 14, 2016 | Travel | Petra

I never expected the visit of Petra would take an entire day! Arrive early and make sure to spend the night at the…

Captain's Camp: An Exceptional Experience

Hotels | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

May 14, 2016

Captain's Camp: An Exceptional Experience

Hotels

May 14, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Jordan

As I lay back on the sofa, enjoying the breathe of fresh air, the utmost calmness that surrounds you allows you to even…

Basin: Petra's Restaurant by Crowne Plaza is a Disaster!

Restaurants | Petra Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 14, 2016

Basin: Petra's Restaurant by Crowne Plaza is a Disaster!

Restaurants

May 14, 2016 | Restaurants | Petra

Dramatic! You walk for hours to reach the bottom expecting to eat good food, at least when it's managed by Crown Plaza!…

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 14, 2016

Shams el Balad: Fresh and Organic in Amman

Restaurants

May 14, 2016 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Amman

It starts with an amazing first impression: Fresh positive vibes, a high facade, lots of lights, happy people, great…

Discovering The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Travel | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 16, 2014

Discovering The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Travel

June 16, 2014 | Jordan

This month, I was invited alongside a group of media to discover Jordan. The trip was scheduled to take place in mid…

Buffet Dinner at Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

Restaurants | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 03, 2014

Buffet Dinner at Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

Restaurants

June 03, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

I've always been a fan of buffets at hotels. It helps in rating the stay from its culinary side, which I think is the…

Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Aqaba: A Hotel, I Recommend

Hotels | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 03, 2014

Radisson Blu, Tala Bay - Aqaba: A Hotel, I Recommend

Hotels

June 03, 2014 | Reviews | Jordan

From the minute we arrived to the minute we left, every detail at the Radisson Blu was mastered to perfection.…

Breakfast at The Radisson blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

Restaurants | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 03, 2014

Breakfast at The Radisson blu, Tala Bay - Al Aqaba

Restaurants

June 03, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

The Radisson Blu Hotel is a place I recommend and I expected breakfast to be just as good, well it was on the first…

Floka Fish Restaurant: Al Aqaba, Jordan

Restaurants | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 01, 2014

Floka Fish Restaurant: Al Aqaba, Jordan

Restaurants

June 01, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

Known for its rich variety of seafood, Floka, situated in the heart of the Al Aqaba was our choice for to enjoy our…

Captain's Desert Camp, Wadi Rum: Eat and Sleep Like a Bedouin

Restaurants | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

May 31, 2014

Captain's Desert Camp, Wadi Rum: Eat and Sleep Like a Bedouin

Restaurants

May 31, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

It was 6pm when we reached the Captain's Camp, a desert camp located in Wadi Rum, Jordan. "Yalla Antonn," the man…

Taybet Zaman: Stay in an Old Village Close to Petra

Hotels | Petra Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 31, 2014

Taybet Zaman: Stay in an Old Village Close to Petra

Hotels

May 31, 2014 | Reviews | Petra

I've been to Taybet Zamen before. We came in for some lunch back then... I still remember entering a place that looks…

Cook and Eat at the Al Qantarah Restaurant, Petra

Spotted Stories | Petra Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 30, 2014

Cook and Eat at the Al Qantarah Restaurant, Petra

Spotted Stories

May 30, 2014 | Petra

Al Qantarah restaurant, located a few minutes away from the Petra site, offers open kitchen gatherings on its first…

Breakfast at Evason, Ma'in Hot Springs - Jordan

Restaurants | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

May 30, 2014

Breakfast at Evason, Ma'in Hot Springs - Jordan

Restaurants

May 30, 2014 | Restaurants | Jordan

I was honestly worried about having breakfast here, especially after enduring a "not so pleasant" experience the night…

Vis A Vis Cafe, Dead Sea - Jordan

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 28, 2014

Vis A Vis Cafe, Dead Sea - Jordan

Restaurants

May 28, 2014 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dead Sea

On the way to the hot springs of Maiin, we stopped by Vis a Vis, located on the first floor of a building. We entered…

Haret Jdoudna: A Culinary Landmark in Madaba, Jordan

Restaurants | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

May 28, 2014

Haret Jdoudna: A Culinary Landmark in Madaba, Jordan

Restaurants

May 28, 2014 | Recommended | Jordan

I was so excited to taste some Lebanese/Middle Eastern food in Jordan... We entered an old house that was fully booked…

Buffet Dining at Evason Hotel, Ma'in Hot Springs - Jordan

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 28, 2014

Buffet Dining at Evason Hotel, Ma'in Hot Springs - Jordan

Restaurants

May 28, 2014 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dead Sea

Evason Ma’In Hot Springs has the reputation for serving some of the best food in the region and I personally…

The Evason, Six Senses, Ma'in Hot Springs Hotel

Hotels | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

May 28, 2014

The Evason, Six Senses, Ma'in Hot Springs Hotel

Hotels

May 28, 2014 | Reviews | Jordan

It's 6am here in Ma'in, struggling to sleep after a long time fighting with my pillows and bed sheets, so why not grab…

Mövenpick Dead Sea: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food

Hotels | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 27, 2014

Mövenpick Dead Sea: An Enjoyable Stay and Good Food

Hotels

May 27, 2014 | Reviews | Dead Sea

This is my third time here, and the second time in less than two months. The last time I was at the Movenpick it was…

Sufra Restaurant: Tasty Food from the Jordanian Table

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 27, 2014

Sufra Restaurant: Tasty Food from the Jordanian Table

Restaurants

May 27, 2014 | Recommended | Amman

As soon as I reached Sufra, my taste buds started tingling and my mouth started watering as I remembered the foukhara,…

Breakfast at The Regency Palace Hotel, Amman

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 27, 2014

Breakfast at The Regency Palace Hotel, Amman

Restaurants

May 27, 2014 | Restaurants | Amman

At first I was planning to write one review on the hotel, which will include everything, the rooms as well as the…

Spending a Night at The Regency Palace Hotel, Amman

Hotels | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

May 27, 2014

Spending a Night at The Regency Palace Hotel, Amman

Hotels

May 27, 2014 | Reviews | Amman

During a tour around Jordan this week, I spent my first night of the trip at The Regency Palace Hotel. As we…

The 5 Star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea

Hotels | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

April 25, 2014

The 5 Star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea

Hotels

April 25, 2014 | Reviews | Dead Sea

That was my second time at The Mövenpick dead sea with an improved experience on many levels. We reached the…

Buffet Lunch and Dinner at The Movenpick Dead Sea Resort

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

April 08, 2014

Buffet Lunch and Dinner at The Movenpick Dead Sea Resort

Restaurants

April 08, 2014 | Restaurants | Dead Sea

I had to eat here four consecutive times during my trip to latest Jordan: Two lunches and two dinners... and believe…

Luigi's Dear Sea: Not My First But Definitely My Last

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

March 27, 2014

Luigi's Dear Sea: Not My First But Definitely My Last

Restaurants

March 27, 2014 | Restaurants | Dead Sea

During a four-day conference in Jordan I stayed at the Movenpick Dead Sea. Four full days where you find yourself…

The New Royal Jordanian Business Lounge is Breathtaking

Travel | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

March 24, 2014

The New Royal Jordanian Business Lounge is Breathtaking

Travel

March 24, 2014 | Travel | Amman

You won't understand why I am describing the new Royal Jordanian Business lounge, Crown Lounge, as 'breathtaking'…

Breakfast at The Mövenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

March 21, 2014

Breakfast at The Mövenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

Restaurants

March 21, 2014 | Restaurants | Dead Sea

This is the second time I visit the Dead Sea in Jordan, and every time I stay at the Movenpick. This hotel is well…

Lunch at Taybet Zaman Village: Petra, Jordan

Restaurants | Petra Jordan Middle East

Jordan

March 18, 2014

Lunch at Taybet Zaman Village: Petra, Jordan

Restaurants

March 18, 2014 | Restaurants | Petra

During our visit to Petra, we took a short bus ride to a Taybet Zaman Village just a few minutes away from the tourist…

The Landmark Hotel, Amman

Hotels | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 24, 2012

The Landmark Hotel, Amman

Hotels

November 24, 2012 | Reviews | Amman

The Landmark Hotel is where I was invited to stay during my last visit to Amman. At first, and by checking the website,…

Al Saraya Restaurant: Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 13, 2012

Al Saraya Restaurant: Movenpick Hotel, Dead Sea

Restaurants

November 13, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Dead Sea

Al Saraya restaurant is the main dining area at the Movenpick resort, Dead Sea. Located in the main resort…

Rajeen Armenian Restaurant, Amman

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 13, 2012

Rajeen Armenian Restaurant, Amman

Restaurants

November 13, 2012 | Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Amman

Rajeen restaurant is located on Rainbow street, facing the huge Rotana Cafe. It's an Armenian restaurant serving a…

Tawaheen El Hawa Restaurant, Amman

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 12, 2012

Tawaheen El Hawa Restaurant, Amman

Restaurants

November 12, 2012 | Restaurants | Amman

Tawaheen El Hawa is your typical Lebanese-Jordanian restaurant in Amman serving a large variety of mezze and…

Breakfast at Colours, Landmark Hotel, Amman

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 12, 2012

Breakfast at Colours, Landmark Hotel, Amman

Restaurants

November 12, 2012 | International Cuisine | Amman

Colours restaurant is all white. Despite its name, the whole place is bright white with a general clean and clear feel.…

Kabab-ji : An Enjoyable Lebanese Diner in Amman

Restaurants | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

November 10, 2012

Kabab-ji : An Enjoyable Lebanese Diner in Amman

Restaurants

November 10, 2012 | Restaurants | Amman

Located on Mecca street, Kabab-ji Grill features authentic, healthy, and flavorful Lebanese cuisine in a casual…

Royal Jordanian Business Lounge, Amman Airport ( Restaurant Closed)

Travel | Amman Jordan Middle East

Jordan

October 22, 2012

Royal Jordanian Business Lounge, Amman Airport ( Restaurant Closed)

Travel

October 22, 2012 | Restaurant Closed | Amman

Passing through such a dirty and old airport, I didn't expect to find a lounge with such impressive …

A Traditional Village on the Dead Sea Shores: The Movenpick Resort

Hotels | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

October 22, 2012

A Traditional Village on the Dead Sea Shores: The Movenpick Resort

Hotels

October 22, 2012 | Reviews | Dead Sea

The 5-star Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea is found in a traditional village nestled amongst lush gardens. The…

Luigi's: The Movenpick Dead Sea Italian Corner

Restaurants | Dead Sea Jordan Middle East

Jordan

October 22, 2012

Luigi's: The Movenpick Dead Sea Italian Corner

Restaurants

October 22, 2012 | Restaurants | Dead Sea

Part of the Movenpick Dead Sea resort, Luigi's is the Italian eatery serving a wide variety of delicious Italian food.…

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