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Mazayen Rum Camp Review – Wadi Rum Luxury Desert Camp (with Martian Tents!)
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Mazayen Rum Camp Review – Wadi Rum Luxury Desert Camp (with Martian Tents!)

“Welcome to The Martian Experience” is how the owner of Mazayen Rum Camp appropriately greeted us as he showed us to our “Martian tent.” Through a series of fortunate events, our desert camp experience in Wadi Rum, Jordan, had gotten a major upgrade. (The previous camp we had booked through our tour company ended up…

Inside Petra – 17 Things to Know Before Visiting the “Lost City”
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Inside Petra – 17 Things to Know Before Visiting the “Lost City”

Wondering what it’s like to go inside Petra? This post is sharing photos + tips for visiting this ancient part of the world. Ah, Petra. The main reason folks come to Jordan! Going inside Petra was one of the last things we did on our journey through Egypt and Jordan – and it did not…

What to Wear for a Day of Exploring Near the Dead Sea in Jordan
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What to Wear for a Day of Exploring Near the Dead Sea in Jordan

Wondering what to wear for a day of exploring near the Dead Sea in Jordan? This post is here to help! Deciding what to wear for this day of exploring was a bit tricky, as I still wanted to be comfortable and dressed conservatively (more info on how to dress appropriately in Jordan as a…

Madaba & Mount Nebo – Are They Worth Adding to Your Jordan Itinerary?
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Madaba & Mount Nebo – Are They Worth Adding to Your Jordan Itinerary?

Madaba and Mount Nebo are two historically significant spots to visit in Jordan. Now, neither of these places are going to rank as high as say Petra or the Dead Sea on peoples’ itineraries. However, does that mean they aren’t worth adding to your Jordan itinerary? In this post, I’ll explain what each location has…

How to Dress Conservatively Yet Stylishly for Traveling in Jordan
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How to Dress Conservatively Yet Stylishly for Traveling in Jordan

As a foreign woman (or man) traveling in Jordan, it’s important to give some thought to how you dress. As was the case in Egypt, Jordan is also a mostly Muslim country where dressing conservatively is appreciated. Now, nothing terrible will happen if you don’t follow these clothing “rules.” However, as a tourist, I think…

Why You Should NOT Book a “Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Bethlehem, & More Group Tour” From Tel Aviv, Israel
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Why You Should NOT Book a “Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Bethlehem, & More Group Tour” From Tel Aviv, Israel

I’ve experienced boring tours, tours with rude guides and tours that just aren’t all that organized. However, the “Jerusalem, Dead Sea, Bethlehem, & More Group Tour” has taken the cake as the worst tour I have ever done in my life. It was a complete disaster from start to finish. This type of tour is…

Behind the Scenes of My Hot Air Balloon Photos From Cappadocia, Turkey
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Behind the Scenes of My Hot Air Balloon Photos From Cappadocia, Turkey

I’m going to be honest here, I’ve been procrastinating editing this particular set of photos from Turkey because I thought they were all going to be awful. Which I know sounds ridiculous – LOOK AT THAT BACKDROP. How can you have a bad pic with that? But, as you may recall in my previous posts,…