Tag: Bedouin

eating magloubah in the desert
food & drinks

Magloubah: the delicious upside down dish

Our Bedouin kitchen has some iconic traditional dishes. Earlier, we wrote a blog about Mansaf, which is also our countries national dish. The second best-known dish is Magloubah. The English translation for Magloubah is upside down. Upside

having dinner with Bedouin - mealtime customs and etiquette
Bedouin culture

Bedouin mealtime customs and etiquette

While traveling in Jordan, many people will welcome. ‘Welcome to Jordan’ and ‘Ahlan wa sahlan’ are one-liners that will sound familiar very soon. We are pretty sure you will get quite a few invitations for tea

guide getting zarb dinner out of the oven
food & drinks

How to prepare Zarb, the Bedouin barbecue, in 7 steps

Zarb is one of the delicious treasures of Bedouin culture. For centuries Bedouins in the whole Arabian Peninsula cooked their food underground in earth ovens. This way of cooking did not require much equipment, which was

the magic of wadi rum desert
Wadi Rum desert

The magic of Wadi Rum desert

Jordan has a lot to offer to everyone. In a previous blog, we shared our top 7 of Jordan’s gems. Today we write a blog about the magic of Wadi Rum desert. Because that is what

preparing goat cheese bedouin style
Bedouin culture

How Bedouin prepare goat milk, butter and cheese

After winter and early spring rains passed by, the desert comes a life. Different types of plants start to grow, turn green, and bloom. The season of ‘desert abundances’ finally arrived again. So, it is time

fawaz playing bedouin music
Bedouin culture

Bedouin music: the poetic music of the desert

When you listen to our traditional Bedouin music, you might hear similarities with music from Yemen. You are not mistaken as all Bedouin music originates for the first settlers in Yemen. We are all desert dwellers

fawaz making pictures for wadi rum nomads
Wadi Rum Nomads

Review on Wadi Rum Nomads’ online activities

It is early March 2015. Winter left Wadi Rum desert, and we enjoy the warmer and sunnier spring weather. It will not be long before travelers come to enjoy the beauty of Wadi Rum desert once

bedouin hospitality serving coffee in tent in desert
Bedouin culture

The heart of Jordanian culture: Ahlan wa Sahlan

“Ahlan wa Sahlan” (meaning, be as one of the family and at your ease) or “Welcome to Jordan” sounds familiar to every foreigner who visits Jordan. Welcoming people is something we do from the core of

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

fawaz wearing his traditional bedouin clothes
Bedouin culture

Bedouin wear: traditional clothes in modern times

Wadi Rum became known as a tourist destination after the release of the movie ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ in the 1960s. And even more after the publishing of a book on rock climbs in the late 1980s.

fawaz playing el oud for guests during lunchbreak
Wadi Rum Nomads

Welcome to Wadi Rum Nomads

Come as our guest, leave as our friend! We feel very privileged and blessed. Being born and raised in one of the world’s most beautiful places. We are Bedouins living a traditional lifestyle in the majestic