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 3: Dead Sea Relaxation

In my books, floating in the Dead Sea is currently right up there with the experience of seeing the aurora borealis—if not tied for first place, then it sits at a very close second.  Floating effortlessly is so magical—I did not want it to end.  And now, I’m already planning to go back. ROAD TO SAUDI ARABIA …

Jordan Day 1: The road to Petra

Our first day in Jordan featured 350km of driving through Jordan’s desert and mountain roads.  Along the way we stopped to see a number of special sites, had the best falafel in the world, and pulled over to catch a beautiful sunset. WHAT’S THE PLAN, YOUR MAJESTY? guf·faw /gəˈfô/ a loud and boisterous laugh.   A …