|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$42.34|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$272.95|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$78.36|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.07|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$5.44|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.48|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$783.85|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$74.04|
Jordan is located in the Middle East region. It shares a border with Israel, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Syria even though the place is entirely landlocked. Ever since they attained sovereignty from British rule in 1946, the country has been ruled by a royal family starting from King Hussein who reigned from 1953 to 1999. King II Abdullah is the current ruler and his aide is the famous Queen Rania. Visitors coming from non-Arabic nations would require a visa before entering Jordan.
Currently, there are two categories of visas and they include the normal and ASEZ versions. A visa lasts for 1 month after which the person would be required to renew it. The average cost of obtaining this document is 30$, it can be bought from the Jordanian embassy in your country. Cheap flights to Jordan are currently available for visitors who interested in subsidizing travel expenses.
The sport of hitchhiking is very popular in this country, usually practiced along the roadways and King’s Highway. Citizens are quite friendly and would occasionally stop to give you free ride on their cars for short distances. Moving on, Jordan’s official language is Arabic though most citizens also speak English particularly in urban regions like Amman. Visitors may also encounter a few Armenian and Caucasian languages due to the high influx of immigrants, most of who arrived during the mid 1990s.
The impressive archaeological sites of Petra are quite popular among international foreigners. They were built more than 3000 yrs ago during an ancient civilization. There are various airline companies which offer cheap flights to Jordan, passengers should buy standard-class tickets to save big.
Jordanian food is unique and found nowhere else in this region. The local staple food is khobez; a flat crunchy bread that’s sold in small bakeries across the land. This dessert is particularly tasty when served fresh. As for accommodation, Amman city boasts an abundance of 1-5 star lodgings that you can spend the night in. When looking for good hotels in Jordan some factors to consider are safety, internet access and availability of water. The worst thing to encounter while on vacation is a hotel room with dry taps.