It may seem hard to believe at first sight, but Amman is a city crawling with new experiences. From underground raves to dining in caves, there’s always something eccentric lying around the bend. You may have difficulty finding that needle in the hay, but hey, that’s what Tip n’ Tag is here for. We’ve managed to collect a few interesting needles, out and around Amman, for you to impress your friends with at your next get together.
Forget about cabins and sleeping bags, the world’s smallest hotel is a Volkswagen Beetle adorned with souvenirs of modern day nomads. You’ll find this eccentric beauty parked in Al Shobak, right across from the Montreal Castle. Of course, it’s no surprise that this tiny hotel is an experience fit for two.
If you’re desperately looking for at least one thing you could have in common with the Kardashians and Coco Chanel, it’s about time you create your own perfume. Downtown Amman’s ever fragrant perfumeries allow you the aromatic luxury to connect with your fragrance queens and come up with your trademark scent.
Wadi Rum is a lively desert that never ceases to nourish your soul. Whether you’re stargazing, mountain climbing, or raving on pink, sandy grounds, there’s always something to do in the desert. Thanks to Rum Balloon, you can hop on a hot air balloon and marvel at the shifting of dunes from above.
Have you ever wanted to dive straight into Super Mario World or maybe even Mario Golf? We all know you can’t really do that unless you’re on some serious hallucinegenics, but you can grab a golf club at Glow Golf and let your imagination run wild. They have these glow in the dark mini golf courses that look like they’re out of Super Mario. You wouldn’t want to miss out on this one!
You might’ve been to a cave once or twice in your life, and you’ve certainly dined out before. But have you ever dined out in a cave? Definitely not for claustrophobics, Mrah Salameh is a traditional restaurant that lies in the heart of a cave west of Madaba. This is one experience you’ll want to gloat about to your friends.
Who knew that sugarcanes could quench your thirst? And no, we’re not talking about Mojitos. If you weren’t aware before that there is such a thing as sugarcane juice, now is your time to savor the sweet experience. Head down to a produce store in Wast Al Balad (aka Downtown) and unravel the mystery behind this delicious creation.
One thing’s certain and that is that you’re never too old for Star Wars, or laser tag for that matter. If you’re a Jedi Warrior in search of a new quest, drop your lightsaber for a laser blaster. Starwarriors and its laser-galactic experience is all the craze these days.
For those of you who aren’t afraid of heights and like being in the air, fasten your seatbelts and prepare for gliding. The Royal Jordanian Gliding Club is your chance at experiencing the thrilling sensation of making like a bird and exploring Jordan from above. And what a sight it is to behold.
There’s always something right around the corner.
The Tip n’ Tag Team