The Arabic nation Jordan, officially known as the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is a Middle Eastern country seated at Africa, Asia, and Europe’s crossroads on the Jordan River East bank and in the Levant region.
There are many different places to see Jordan and many ways to visit them. Jordan is home to five World Heritage Sites, namely the M. Umm al-Rasas, the famed “Red Rose City” of Petra, the Qusayr Amra, Wadi Rum, and the al-Magtas. It also has more than ten other locations on the preliminary world heritage list.
Known as an ‘oasis of stability in the unstable region that is the Middle East, Jordan is a haven for refugees from Syria, Palestine, and Christians from Iraq. The country is a tourist’s leading destination, especially attracting medical tourism due to its modern and well-developed health sector.
When you are in Jordan, make sure to enjoy the different flavors and tastes of the local cuisine. Heavily influenced by North African, Middle Eastern, Persian, and Mediterranean flavors, Jordan boasts delicious dishes such as the Ladneh, Hummus, Moutabel, the Mansaf, the Galayet Bandora, and the Ful Medames. Drinks commonly taken in Jordan are Qahwe (Coffee), Tea, and Wine.