It’s time to trade in those high heels and suits for some comfy kicks and loose-fitting tees. With the temperature finally cooling off in Amman, now’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy laidback vibes, hearty eats, and hands-on fun. If you’re looking to reconnect with life’s simple pleasures, this week is chock-full of events and activities to bring you down to Earth and back to the basics.
All-day Beer BOGO @Amigo Pub
Sunday, October 30th
Start your week off right by kicking back at Amigo and enjoying ‘buy one, get-one free’ beers ALL DAY. Enjoy the cozy, relaxed atmosphere, unwind with a few rounds of billiards, and keep the drinks flowing.
Buy one Get one FREE!
Turkish Nights @32 North
Monday, October 31st – Saturday, November 5th, at 7:00 p.m.
If you’re craving some truly delicious comfort food, head over to 32 North Restaurant at the Grand Hyatt Amman, where you can celebrate their Turkish Nights promotion. From Monday to Saturday, you can enjoy a mouthwatering medley of Turkish dishes, all served family-style. Turkish Chef Ibrahim Ozbay will be preparing a diverse array of Turkish culinary classics, while a live DJ will be playing a selection of Turkish tunes.
Price: 28 JD ++
For reservations, call (06) 465 1234
Beer & Wings Night @Decanter
Wednesday, November 2nd at 8:00 p.m.
What’s more ‘cool and casual’ than a few beers and a plate full of wings? How about all the beer and wings you can handle? Enjoy unlimited beer and chicken wings at Decanter for only 20 JD, accompanied by your favorite Arabic hits.
For reservations, call 077 577 2000 or 077 577 4000
Gina Chavez & Band @Maestro
Monday, October 31st at 8:30 p.m.
For the first time ever in Jordan, award-winning Latina artist Gina Chavez will be taking to the stage, performing a spirited mix of cumbia, bossa nova, reggaeton, vintage pop, and folk music. Head over to Maestro on Monday to really let loose!
Entrance: 5 JD
For reservations, call 078 880 0550
Abu & Sennary @The Corner’s Pub
Tuesday, November 1st at 9:00 p.m.
Music doesn’t get much more down to Earth than this! Straight from Egypt to Amman, Abu and Sennary will be at The Corner’s Pub on Tuesday for a performance you won’t want to miss. Their chilled-out musical style is just what you need to de-stress in the middle of the week.
Entrance: 8 JD
Walk-ins are welcome, but if you want to make sure the place doesn’t fill up before you arrive, call 079 587 7970 to book your table.
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down” Book Launch @Readers
Tuesday, November 1st at 5:00 p.m.
The book series that has been delighting kids of all ages for over a decade is unveiling its 11th novel, and Readers is hosting a launch event at its 7th Circle Cozmo Center location! Kids from age 6 to 14 will have a blast celebrating the latest chronicle of clever outcast Greg Heffley, while participating in an array of fun games and activities – including the chance to win some great prizes!
Kids Festival @Avenue Mall
Friday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m.
Take the whole family to Avenue Mall on Friday evening for some quality time at a festival the kids will absolutely love! Head to the third floor of the mall and let the young ones enjoy an array of engaging activities, including face painting, balloon shaping, drawing and coloring, storytelling, and visits from some of their favorite cartoon characters. Plus, they’ll have the chance to win exciting prizes.
Thai Massage Classes @Chi Center
Friday, November 4th at 5:00 p.m.
Learn how to help others relax and find their centers by attending this Thai Massage Class at Chi Center. Over the course of a two-hour session (available to women and couples only), you’ll learn the basics of how to conduct a proper Thai massage.
Price: 15 JD per person, 25 JD for two people
Origami Course @Jordan Origami Academy
Saturday, November 5th at 9:00 am
The Japanese art of paper folding is a simple practice that, when mastered, can result in some truly complex and captivating masterpieces. Why not try out a course at the Jordan Origami Academy? A two-month course, which includes eight four-hour sessions, is enough to give you the knowledge and skills to make some seriously impressive designs. Plus, there’s something rather zen about the kind of patience and precision that goes into creating origami.
Price: 100 JD (two-month course)
Jordan Trail: Jesus Cave to Pella
Friday, November 4th at 8:00 a.m.
What better way to have a laidback week than by getting back to nature? Meet up with the crew from Experience Jordan for a guided tour of a beautiful section of the Jordan Trail. You’ll enjoy a delightfully scenic walk across 10.9 kilometers of the Kingdom’s beautiful northern hills. Start at the rustic town of Beit Idis, before making your way through Ajloun and all the way to the Roman ruins of Pella.
Price: 30 JD (including transportation and lunch with a local family)
Visit the Experience Jordan website to reserve your spot, or call 079 647 5717.
Wadi Rum Adventure
Friday, November 4th – Saturday, November 5th
If you’re really looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, join the team from Adventure PROS for an overnight trip to Wadi Rum, which includes camping, a Jeep tour, rappelling, nighttime hiking, a DJ party, a delicious zarb dinner, and more!
Till next week Tipsters!
The Tip n’ Tag Team