Jordan Microbrewery Marks Beer’s Rebirth in Mesopotamia!

Young Jordanian engineering grad gives up lucrative job to pursue dream of creating Jordan’s first – and only – microbrewery! Carakale Brewmaster & CEO Yazan M. Karadsheh at Carakale Brewery Archeologists say that the earliest evidence of beer, like the earliest evidence of civilization itself, can be found in Mesopotamia, that…

Three Questions About Jordan

I just returned from an incredible twelve-day trip to Jordan, as a guest of the Jordanian Tourism Board.  They put together an itinerary that revealed a country I had never quite imagined.  Spectacular historic sites.  Breathtaking natural beauty.  A level of hospitality that left one…

24 Things to Do In Jordan

I just returned from a whirlwind tour of Jordan, compliments of the Jordan Tourism Board.  It is a trip that took my breath away and fulfilled “bucket list” items that I didn’t even know should have been on my bucket list!  It is a magical kingdom where…

25 Interesting Things About Lawrence of Arabia

All men dream, but not equally….the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible. ~ Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence was one of those beings whose pace of life was faster and more intense than what is normal…

A Bucket List Trek: The ‘Lost City,’ Dead Sea… #GoJordan!

The “Lost City of Petra” – you know it!  “I know that city!  It’s from ‘Indiana Jones.’…It’s real?!” That’s the reaction some have when they learn that one of the most iconic images from the hugely popular Indian Jones movie series is a city that…