Restaurant Ward Amman – Flower of my heart.

Ward (means flower in arabic) a great place and lovely good. Wide selection of food with open area, 4 different restaurants in one place. Italian food, Asian food, Mediterranean food and Arabic foood. There are play area for kids safe with staff to control the kids. Overall great place to have food with family, business lunch…

TcheTche Amman good place to eat

Tche de Tche has evolved from the ladies favorite cafe in Amman for a regional chain in no time. And if you ask me why, here is a simple formula … well, nice terrasse, a varied menu that offers snacks and juices as well as a cozy inviting atmosphere and the sheesha. When I am in…

Jerash – Jordan’s other rediscovered treasure

Jerash had long been on my mind but I had only recently read about the Roman ruins  that  is one of the best preserved sites of Roman architecture outside Italy. It is Jordan’s second most popular tourist site …and it is only a 30 minute drive from Amman! Jerash, then known as Gerasa, was a…

Foul – One of Jordan’s Oldest and Most Important Dishes

On my long stay in Jordan , during a month I learned how to cook some of the most famous jordanian dishes. Here is first of my favorites. Foul (ful maddamis) Foul (pronounced fool) is a very simple concept, which explains why it dates back thousands of years and can be traced around the Middle…

Coconut balls – taste of home in Jordan

I´m traveling a lot and many  times I missing home. Good slovakian food or just any small dessert to taste. In every country there are lots of good sweets but time to time I try to prepare slovak dessert with ingredients similar to ours in  each country where I’m living . In Jordan I found biscuit called…

Wadi Rum- one of most beautiful deserts

I have always loved desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams… Il dolce far niente … It’s afternoon . I look outside the car window, the hot desert air is a swirling mess of blowing dust and sand. A quick glance at…

Tetra Tree Rooftop – only for sunset lovers

Shhhhh !!! This rooftop is only for sunset lovers 😉 One of the most amazing sunsets I ever saw. Every evening diferent sunset .The time of sunset is defined in astronomy as the moment when the trailing edge of the Sun’s disk disappears below the horizon. And after that ….One of the best views of…

Sacred places – THE LOST CITY OF PETRA

Since the earliest times, people have ascribed sacred significance to certain places. Such places—whether human made or naturally occurring—typically inspire awe, and often invoke devotion and respect. Not surprisingly many of these places are revered and well known.  Situated in present-day Jordan and hidden amidst nearly impenetrable mountains to the east of the valley connecting…

Wadi Araba Desert adventure

There are so many vast deserts in this part of the world, but the Wadi Araba carries extra meaning for those who love the history of the Empire that preceded the European carve up of last century. There are many tours that will take you for an overnight in the desert, which is highly recommended….

Petra – lost city

The lost city of Petra in Jordan – named as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World – is a majestic place thousands of years old that still holds hidden secrets waiting to be unveiled. I first trip to Petra was just magic. The first thing you need to know : Petra and Jordan…

Come fly with me

“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” ― J.M. Barrie, The Little White Bird “I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery “How strange is this combination of proximity and separation….