Petra Jordan: 12 Things You Should Know About ‘The Rose City’

Grand. Majestic. Monumental. Amazing! These are few adjectives I can think of to describe the ancient architectural wonders of Petra, the most popular attraction in Jordan. Many people know nothing about Jordan except Petra. It is the primary reason why … Continue reading Petra Jordan: 12 Things You Should Know About ‘The Rose City’

Buffet Review: Jasmine Restaurant’s Seafood Night at Holiday Inn Yanbu

Derick and I love to go out and have dinner dates somewhere. Yeah we’re like little love birds hopping around looking for the best restaurant we can find in town. I’m not really into buffets because I’m not a big … Continue reading Buffet Review: Jasmine Restaurant’s Seafood Night at Holiday Inn Yanbu

My Top Travel Moments of 2016

GOODBYE 2016 and HELLO 2017! Last year wasn’t really my favorite year. As far as travel is concerned, there were trips that we needed to cancel due to visa processing mishaps and we encountered some setbacks along the way. Nevertheless, I’m … Continue reading My Top Travel Moments of 2016

The Cheesecake Factory – Le Mall Jeddah

The Cheesecake Factory in Le Mall Jeddah has been around for quite sometime now but I wasn’t really interested to try it before because I thought it’s just a dessert bar.  Until one friend told us that the restaurant doesn’t only … Continue reading The Cheesecake Factory – Le Mall Jeddah

Jerash Jordan: Rome Away From Rome!

Jerash is a city in Jordan, north of the capital Amman. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, it’s known for the ruins of the walled Greco-Roman settlement of Gerasa just outside the modern city. These include the 2nd-century Hadrian’s Arch, the Corinthian columns of the Temple of Artemis and the huge Forum’s oval colonnade. The Jerash Archaeological Museum displays artifacts excavated from the site. – [Source]

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Lakes in the Desert – Yanbu Lakes


Would you believe that we have lakes here in the desert? Hmp… Yanbu Lakes are not really a lake per se because both are man-made lakes. Actually it is more like a park for me with a small bodies of water on it. The other lake is surrounded by a several small waterfalls to make the lake more realistic. You can see water flowing from the waterfalls down to the lake. It’s really impressive! Beautiful place for picnics. Continue reading “Lakes in the Desert – Yanbu Lakes”

Foodie Adventure: Moroccan Food Festival

I’ve been wanting to try Moroccan food ever since, however it’s not easy to find a restaurant that serves authentic Moroccan food particularly in our place. Although we have plans of traveling to Morocco but can’t wait long enough to taste what Moroccan food is like. That’s why I was very excited when I’ve heard that Movenpick Hotel and Resort Yanbu will be hosting Moroccan Food Festival for a week. It was in time for our 115th Monthsary so definitely we never missed the chance to celebrate our monthsary on this rare event.20150325_213916 Continue reading “Foodie Adventure: Moroccan Food Festival”