Where to Eat in Jerusalem: 7 Delicious Foodie Finds

If I could write a love letter to a specific country’s food, it would be Israel. To be honest, I don’t really know what it is about the food there that I love so much. I mean, hummus is available around the world but it tastes better in Israel. Craft beer is, again, found around…

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Visit Petra Like Indiana Jones: 1 Day in Petra

Standing on a rock looking to the Treasury of Petra in Jordan

In November of 2019 my childhood dream of playing Indiana Jones in Petra came true, and yes, it was just as amazing as I had hoped. Walking through that narrow Siq and having the carved face of the treasury suddenly come to view around the corner was just plain magical, and I couldn’t help but…

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The Petra Monastery Hike: A Guide From a Non-Hiker

Sitting on the ground looking at the Petra Monastery in Jordan

Petra was a place I dreamed about visiting for as long as remember (well, since I first watched Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade). While I couldn’t wait to walk through the Siq and seeing the Treasury appear, I kept being told over and over about an even better part of the City of Petra:…

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What to Wear in Jordan: Packing tips for Women

Smiling from the top of the Citadel in Amman, Jordan

Jordan was a dream destination for me. Playing Indiana Jones in Petra, wandering through the ruins of Jerash, and exploring Wadi Rum. I loved Jordan. Not only did it have some amazing sites to see and visit but I found the people warm and welcoming as well. However, as a young, western woman, I did…

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