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.

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 […]