My Guide to Petra – travelling solo and independently as a female.

One of the world’s seven wonders. An ancient city carved out of the sandstone rock around 400BC, it is Jordan’s most popular site and one of the reasons I decided to visit Jordan. A lot of people visit Petra as part of a tour group, I personally hate…

A day at the Dead Sea, Jordan

On my second day from Amman I decided to take a day trip to the Dead Sea. My other option was Jerash- an amazing, well preserved Roman City, but I didn’t fancy trekking around an ancient site in the heat particularly as I’m off to Petra next. After…

I love Amman, Jordan!

Sometimes you visit a place and just feel at ease, an instant connection. I felt that with Amman, as I stepped out into the bustling streets with vendors selling spices and tea, I felt that sense of raw energy that is somewhat missing in Dubai. I felt that finally I…

I hate flying! 

I’ve been looking forward to this week away for sooo long, work has been crazy busy and stressful and I really needed to get away. Luckily I’d booked my flights to Amman about a month ago so I had that to get me through the weeks at work…