Petra – truly a wonder

Visiting Petra fulfilled one of my life long ambitions to see all the seven wonders of the world. Petra was truly a wonder.   It should be on everyone’s bucket list of places to see at least once in one’s Read more…


Wadi Rum – Mars on earth!

Wadi Rum is a valley and a UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Jordan, close to Aqaba. It is protected by the Jordanian government, and rightly so. It is one of the most remarkable  places that I have ever seen Read more…


Floating in the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is located between Jordan,  Israel and the West Bank.  It is said to be the lowest point on earth – at over 400meters below sea level and 360m deep. It is a tourist attraction because of the Read more…


Little Petra, Jordan

Little Petra is an archeological site located north of Petra. It is the lesser- known site of Jordan’s antiquities.  The rock formation and carvings into the sandstone are similar to those in Petra but on a smaller scale. Carvings directly Read more…


Jordan – open air museum!

There is so much more to Jordan than Petra. Don’t get me wrong. Petra was awesome and I won’t miss it for the world. What I am saying is that Jordan is like an open air museum, rich in history, Read more…


Canterbury, England

Canterbury Cathedral   Visiting  Canterbury was as an easy decision.  Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest cathedrals in England and it is most famous for the murder of the Archbishop, Thomas Beckett. Things to do Visit one of Britain’s Read more…