Posts Tagged: "Jordan"

My favorite beaches

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My favorite beaches November 7, 2016 Winter is starting in The Netherlands and I am too busy to travel. I am working my job at the castle and I am writing my new book. Still I make sure I take time to stroll around with my dogs in the woods...

Scuba diving: life lessons from a turtle

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Under water adventures: life lessons from a turtle August 11, 2016 As a diver you learn a lot about yourself every dive. Scuba diving teaches you practical things that you can also apply on life in general. Like to stay calm under pressure, to trust your instincts and to respect...

How to find a good travel guide

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How to find a good travel guide January 21, 2016 Every trip it’s difficult to find the perfect travel guide. One book is full of beautiful pictures, but is too heavy to carry, while another one is perfect to carry on your trip, but lacks interesting background information. And beside...

2015: one year in travels

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2015: one year in travels January 1, 2016 Life is about grabbing opportunities. Once you accept the fact that life is finite, you experience a sense of urgency. There is no time to waste. You never know how many days are still to come. Realizing this makes me enjoy every...

Exploring Wadi Rum in Jordan by jeep

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Exploring Wadi Rum in Jordan by jeep November 27, 2015 People have lived in Wadi Rum in Jordan for thousands of years. Even the famous Nabateans once occupied this desert area. Local people gained notoriety more recently when they joined the Arab Revolt forces under the leadership of king Faisal...

10 places not to miss in Petra Jordan

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10 places not to miss in Petra Jordan November 20, 2015 We’ve all seen the world famous images of Petra in Jordan: the view on Al Khazna, the Treasury, from the Siq. This sight is truely unforgettable. But Petra offers so much more! I spend two whole days wandering around...

6 reasons why you must visit Jordan

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6 reasons why you must visit Jordan November 6, 2015 Jordan lies between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea. The country consists for ¾ of desert and for a long time it was only inhabited by nomadic tribes. The landscape is divers and offers many opportunities for an active...

Sunset in the Wadi Rum Jordan

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Sunset in the Wadi Rum Jordan October 29, 2015 Wadi Rum, Jordans famous desert, is everything you would expect: great views, sanddunes to climb, mysterious cave paintings, impressive rockformations and extremes: enormous summer heat and very cold in the winter. But what struck me the most were Wadi Rum’s spectacular sunsets....