Scoring an invitation 

The best food is eaten in a Jordanian home. Ask around, and I’m sure you’ll have no problem scoring an invitation.
Whereas, tourists when they come to Jordan they get warmly saluted by Jordanian citizens. The best helpful neighbours you could find in our country..
One day, i was working in one of Carrefour markets in the capital of Jordan–Amman. While i was doing my duty in the store. I saw an American customers ( man and his wife ) were looking for certain type of betty croker to buy, as they get lost between aisles i guess because of the way of our merchandising is a bit different from their country in the way we display categories of our items in the store- or may be the difference involves in lay outs.
After they bought their items and finalised the transaction in the check outs point in the end of the store, they came back to me talk about something they really need to know about the process for how to return a phone due to manufactured faults which they bought from a mobile shop in Amman. They asked me if they can return it or not because they are new to the country, and they dont have much information about. And i then assisted them by giving right the information that they need. As a result, we became a friends by accident, after we know each other very well, they asked me about if they can eat Mansaf at my home and this food is a traditional famous dish in Jordan. I directly arranged this for them as per their request, and mom cooked it and i then invited them to have it. In addition, i identified my family for them, they were very happy in knowing my family memebers. By the way, Mansaf is mixed by youghurt, rice and meat.
So people in Jordan are very happy to serve other people from other countries. Jordan is known by its humble, and generous people. As they are ready to help people who they know or dont. Let it alone, many ancients location you can visit in Jordan plus awesome souveiners you can buy it for yourself as momentum.
At the end, I will be so gald to arrange single posts very soon and talking about our ancients places either religious or historical types in Jordan.

Jordan culture and traditions!!!

Don’t get bored while reading it, as you may find out very interesting information about my country “Jordan”

Here we begin in Jordan’s flag;

Jordan’s Passport:

Jordan’s culture is a pleasant jumble of old and new, and Amman( its capital) has rapidly become one of the most sophisticated cities in the Middle East.

Jordan culture and traditions

Values & Traditions

Jordan can be regarded for a typically Arab country for its people are very warm, friendly and hospitable. Jordanians are typically happy to forgive foreigners who break the rules of etiquette. However, visitors seen to be making an effort to observe local customs will undoubtedly win favour.

A tourist girl wear Bedouin dress of our traditions

Joining local people for a cup of tea or coffee can be a wonderful way to learn more about local culture. If you are invited yet are unable to attend, then it is perfectly acceptable to decline. Place your right hand over your heart and politely make your excuses.

Many families, particularly in rural areas, are very traditional and, if you visit their house, you may well find it is divided between the men and women. Foreign women are often treated as “honorary” men.

Local women in Jordan enjoy considerable freedom when compared with many other countries in the region. Women are entitled to a full education, they can vote, they can drive cars, and they often play significant roles in business and politics. Arranged marriages and dowries are still common.

Almost Jordan’s entire population is Arab. This is an ethnic term, but also marks a pan-national identity, largely because nation-states are relatively new: many people in Jordan feel a much stronger cultural affinity with Arabs from nearby countries than, say, Britons might feel with Belgians. The bedouin add a deeper layer of meaning by often regarding themselves to be the only true, original Arabs. Jordan has tiny ethnic minorities of Circassians and Chechens (who are Muslim), Armenians (Christian) and Kurds (Muslim) – all of whom are closely bound into Jordanian society – as well as Dom gypsies (also Muslim).


Jordan is an ideal destination for those seeking cultural knowledge and spiritual enrichment. Jordan values its ethnically and religiously diverse population, consequently providing for the cultural rights of all its citizens. This spirit of tolerance and appreciation is one of the central elements contributing to the stable and peaceful cultural climate flourishing in Jordan. More than 92% of Jordanians are Sunni Muslims and approximately 6% are Christians. The majority of Christians belong to the Greek Orthodox Church, but there are also Greek Catholics, a small Roman Catholic community, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and a few Protestant denominations. Several small Shi’a and Druze populations can also be found in Jordan.Jordan culture and traditionsJerash – Umayyad Mosque

As Jordan is predominantly an Islamic country, one may explore the principles of Islam through direct interaction with the people of this monotheistic religion. As the capstone of a long tradition beginning with Judaism and Christianity, Muslims believe that Islam completes the revelation of God’s message to humankind. Islam – which in Arabic means “submission” – is an assertion of the unity, completeness, and sovereignty of God. Muslims believe that God, or Allah as He is known in Arabic, revealed his final message to humankind through the Prophet Muhammad and the Holy Qur’an, which is the divine immutable word of God. Islam focuses heavily on the equality of all humans before the one true God, and therefore it is in many ways a return to the original doctrine of the pure monotheism that characterized the early Judeo-Christian tradition.

Islamic tradition has crystallized five fundamental observances, or “pillars,” that are as important as faith in defining Islamic identity and strengthening the common bond that ties all Muslims together. They are Confession of Faith, Daily Prayer (five times per day facing the holy city of Mecca), Fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan now we are in Ramadan holy month, Almsgiving, and Pilgrimage to Mecca.

Jordan -Nationality

There persists a perceived difference between people whose origins lie in families long resident on the east bank of the River Jordan and people whose families originate on the west bank of the river. All are Jordanian citizens, yet Jordanians of Palestinian origin are estimated to number between half and three-quarters of the total population. Roughly seven percent of people in Jordan are expats, including guest workers – many of them Egyptian, Sri Lankan and Filipino – alongside a sizeable population of Iraqi refugees.