What to wear in the desert

Earlier this year I posted about planning our travel wardrobe better and make it a point to travel in style.  I’ve been very good and have stayed true to the 5 rules that I listed out: 1.  Leave the gym gear at home. 2.  Wear colour. 3.  Get inspiration from your destination. 4.  Take a break …

Why you must drive in Jordan

We just got back from a quick trip to Florence, Siena, and Pisa and in going from one city to the other we were able to get a glimpse of the famed Tuscan countryside.  The green rolling hills were picture-perfect and we’re now planning a return trip that will be focused solely on the smaller …

Jordan Day 2: Treasures of Petra

I wanted to go to Jordan because of Petra.  Full stop.  Everything else we saw and did were listed under ‘non-mandatories’ during my initial planning.  Looking back, of course, I feel very foolish for even entertaining the thought of missing the Baptism Site or the Dead Sea.  In my mind, Petra was our holy grail. …