Packing for your holiday part 4
Packing for your holiday part 4

Paperwork
The last of the four sections of your packing list covers paperwork.

Probably the easiest to compile and all absolutely necessary so there will be no need to leave any behind.

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Packing for your holiday part 3
Packing for your holiday part 3

Electronics
We are half-way through our packing lists. We’ve covered clothing and accessories, now we need to look at electronics.

Keep in mind that this is where a lot of your luggage weight will occur so be frugal in your choices.

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Packing for your holiday part 2
Packing for your holiday part 2

Accessories
This list can be pretty extensive depending upon how much detail you want to include.
For example, you may simply list “toiletries” or might want to break that down to every individual item to take.

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Packing for your holiday
Packing for your holiday

I’ve just booked my next holiday to Israel for September. Now I need to start planning…. Really? So early you’re thinking?
Absolutely. I’ve travelled constantly for over 30 years and without a doubt the successful trips are those planned well in advance.

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Preparing for your overseas holiday
Preparing for your overseas holiday

Congratulations – I know you must be super excited. If you’re smart, you’ve booked months in advance to take advantage of discount airfares, accommodation, etc. But before you put your tickets and itinerary in a safe place, grab a pen and paper – or open a spreadsheet...

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Desert Castles of Jordan
Desert Castles of Jordan

No-one truly understands what these desert buildings were used for however they were probably hunting lodges, retreats for noblemen, caravanserais, even fortresses. Each was originally located beside an oasis and as the area supported lush vegetation, hunting lodges ….

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Dead Sea Scrolls in caves in Wadi Qumran
Dead Sea Scrolls in caves in Wadi Qumran

The Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered between 1947 and 1958 in 11 caves in the Wadi Qumran area. Another cave was discovered in 2017 however it had been robbed at least a century earlier of all but one blank scroll. Written about 2,000 years ago, the caves where….

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Adventuring in Wadi Rum
Adventuring in Wadi Rum

Previously I talked about traversing Wadi Rum in a 4WD. But this is just one means of discovering all the hidden treasures of this magnificent desert in southern Jordan. During the summer months, the immensity of the desert is best seen from high above in a hot air...

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The Hidden Treasures of Wadi Rum
The Hidden Treasures of Wadi Rum

At first glance Wadi Rum appears to be a huge desert as far as the eye can see, frequently dotted with mountains - and so it is. But hidden inside the 720km² desert are amazing sights that all visitors to Jordan should see. To take full advantage of all this massive...

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Eight top places to visit in Jordan
Eight top places to visit in Jordan

Choosing the top eight sites to visit in Jordan is a pretty tough task - there are so many amazing historical and religious sites the length and breadth of this ancient country. The following should be on everyone's bucket list. Petra One of the Seven...

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Meet Sue from Spice Road Travel
Meet Sue from Spice Road Travel

My name is Sue and I’m the founder of Spice Road Travel Pty Ltd, a boutique travel agency specialising in just four countries – Oman, Jordan, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Through my blog, I’m going to describe my tours of these three...

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