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It is the dream of every avid traveller to visit all the Seven Wonders of the Modern World and there is no denying that this is a feat that I would love to personally achieve as well. Perhaps you are not aware, the Seven Wonders of the Modern World are: - Chichén Itza, Mexico - Christ the Redeemer ... continue reading »

Having spent only about five days in Jordan, I do not claim to know everything about The Hashemite Kingdom. The following are just my perceptions and I wish to share them with anyone who is planning a trip to this fascinating country. Limestone boxes Almost 99% of the buildings in the places that we visited in Amman ... continue reading »

If you visit Jordan, you must fit the Dead Sea into your itinerary. Otherwise, your tour of Jordan is not "valid"! Trust me, one must experience the Dead Sea to believe its phenomenon of not sinking! Most importantly, on your way to the Dead Sea, remember to stop by for a photograph at the zero sea ... continue reading »

This historical site at the centre of downtown Amman on Jabal al-Qal'a (Hill of the Citadel), the highest hill in the city at about 850m above sea level, is the site of ancient Rabbath-Ammon. Due to its vantage point, Amman Citadel boasts a wonderful view of Amman's Roman Theatre, a famous landmark in the Jordanian capital. ... continue reading »

If you are into the history of religions and do not mind visiting tombs during your vacation, then The Cave of the Seven Sleepers may just be right up your alley. Also known as Al-Kahf, the cave and adjacent new mosque complex are located in the village of Rajib, en route from Amman to the Dead ... continue reading »

The Kelab Sukan dan Kebajikan Media Perak (KSKMP) delegation put up at Belle Vue Hotel in Amman for three nights. Although the website states that this is one of the newest hotels in the city, has a futuristic design and is a 4-star luxurious hotel, I beg to differ. In my corner unit suite, Belle Vue ... continue reading »

Much has been written and documented in videos about Petra, the world heritage site in southern Jordan, also listed as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. However, nothing beats experiencing the Red Rose City personally. When I returned from my trip, a friend enquired if I was disappointed with Petra. Why should I ... continue reading »

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