About Jon Killpack

Jon has lived in Jordan for many years, speaks the local Arabic dialect, and is passionate about introducing guests to remarkable Jordanians.

What You Need to Know About Traveling to Jordan and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a halt to most international travel around the globe. As a number of countries have been able to decrease their cases significantly, they are laying a path to restart international tourism safely. Jordan’s response to the novel coronavirus has been swift and effective in keeping the numbers of infected people […]

Jordan’s COVID-19 Response Earns “Safe Travel” Recognition

Jordan’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic was quick and strict. The preemptive steps and containment strategies included a shutdown of all tourist sites and a four-day country-wide lockdown in March, followed by strict curfews and quarantines. These measures have been effective in combating the virus; there are currently fewer than two-hundred active cases in […]

How to Cross from Jordan to Israel-Palestine via Allenby Bridge

Crossing into Israel/Palestine from Jordan can be a bit intimidating for some travelers. Here’s a step by step of how to cross from Jordan to Israel-Palestine via Allenby Bridge, also known as the King Hussein Bridge.

Why Use the Allenby Bridge Crossing from Jordan to Israel/Palestine?

The Allenby/King Hussein Bridge is the most accessible crossing from Amman to […]