Posts Tagged "Jordan"


Updated on: 01/15/19While traveling to these two beautiful Middle Eastern countries, I made sure I tabulated every single spending I made in order to stay on track. Sadly, because I am a new backpacker, I spent more money than I would like. Final Spending for Jordan and Israel Here is a complete breakdown of my spending in Israel: Food and Water: 133 Shekels ($44.33 CDN) Taxi: 695 Shekels ($231.66 CDN) Toilet tip: 1 Shekel ($0.33 CDN)...

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Updated on: 05/30/18Since Petra is one of the seven wonders of the world, no wonder everyone wants to see such a stunningly beautiful place! The moment I laid my eyes on the Treasury at the Petra, I knew instantly I was in for a treat! Feeling rather ambitious, our group decided to hike the entire length of the Petra, a feat that took a grand total of 7 hours, and over 5 litres of water to complete! If you choose to challenge yourself...

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Updated on: 01/15/19When Karen, myself and my two sisters entered Israel, we discovered we could not purchase an entry visa to Jordan. Having limited time in Israel, we didn’t want to waste a day on a trip to the Jordanian embassy just to get the visa. Flying into the capital city of Amman so we could make the purchase at the airport wasn’t an option either, as we were backpackers traveling on a tight budget. After doing some inquiry,...

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Updated on: 11/28/18The Do and Don't listing is something that I have always enjoyed watching on travel specials and am throwing my hand into the style with this feature. While some of these features are often in the style of “you must do this” and “you might as well miss that,” this version will be formatted in a different way and in no way tell you not to do something major, as my misfortune might be someone...

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