Author: Bianca Abma

mansaf the national dish of jordan
food & drinks

Mansaf: our national dish with a rich history

Mansaf is the heart of our cuisine. Our national dish has a rich history and tastes delicious. The recipe originates from the Bedouin, who lived in the Arabian desert. They were always on the move in

sunset in wadi rum desert
Wadi Rum desert

Sunset in Wadi Rum: feast of endless changing colors

Wadi Rum desert is often called unearthly as the landscape looks more like the landscape that we expect it to be on the Moon or Mars. That is why people often call Wadi Rum desert ‘Valley

lawrence house in wadi rum
Wadi Rum sites

Wadi Rum: Following the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

‘Vast, echoing, and God-like’ are the famous words that Lawrence of Arabia used to describe Wadi Rum. Lawrence loved our desert. Everybody who visits our homeland will understand why he used those words. In this blog,

wadi rum is a popular film location for movies like theeb
Wadi Rum desert

Wadi Rum: more than 50 years a popular film location

A lot of moviemakers use Wadi Rum desert and other places in Jordan like Petra as background for (parts) of their movies. A wide variety of beautiful landscapes and well-preserved ruins attracted some of the world’s

islamic inscription in khazali canyon
Wadi Rum sites

3 reasons why Khazali should be on your tour itinerary

The gigantic chunk of mountain that you can see beautifully from Lawrence Spring is Jabal Khazali. It is supposed to be named for Khazal. He was a criminal that was pursued up to the summit. As