Indiana Jones Brought to Life in Petra

Normally, you’re not especially excited to get up before 6 a.m. But, when you know the temperature is steadily rising, and you’ll be able to see one of the wonders of the world with very little tourists around, you get motivated. That’s what we did to see Petra, and have no regrets. We were the …

Enjoying Life at the Dead Sea

Though we packed in several sites with just one weekend in Jordan, our first home base was all about relaxation. The Movenpick Dead Sea Resort had a “tucked away” feel, with its namesake body of water the big draw. Being in the Dead Sea was like no other experience. The water was undeniably salty – …

Celebrating Life in the Home of the Dead Sea

Another birthday, another “excuse” to cash in frequent flyer miles and take a final Middle Eastern adventure. This time, to nearby Jordan for the weekend! Our first port of call was Madaba, a historic city with some Christian heritage, to be followed by relaxation at the Dead Sea and trekking in Petra. Not a bad …