I’m not sure where to start this belated goodbye, finally formally documented, to one of my new favorite places – Amman – where I spent nearly the last four months. It started off slightly nerve-wracking; even if I knew more Arabic than most of my … Continue reading shufik inshahallah
It’s incredible that the weeks are flying by so fast. It seems like just yesterday I was telling myself that it would be a long semester and now, all of a sudden, I only have three weeks left of Jordan. Thank goodness during exam … Continue reading A Surprise Guest
Again I’ve been a little bit negligent on my blogging – it’s been a crazy two weeks and I can’t believe I have less than a month left in Jordan (insert sad face)! But after I recovered from my fantastic trip to Greece – I … Continue reading the Red Sea
What a week! It’s been a long time since I last blogged – my apologies – but for good reason I think. My mom and my aunt finally arrived in Amman! It’s been about six months that my mom has on-and-off asserted that she’s coming … Continue reading Reunited and it feels so good!
I haven’t been up to any super exciting stuff since I came back home from the Eid al-Adha holiday; life has mostly been doing daily tasks, going to classes, and trying to get ahead on homework before my mom and aunt come visit me for … Continue reading a gastronomical inquiry
This past weekend I was lucky enough to go visit Petra and Wadi Rum with my program here. We left Thursday morning (yay, shortened week!) and spent the afternoon in Petra, followed by another short trip to Wadi Rum where we stayed in a Bedouin … Continue reading A Wonder of the World
I can’t believe I’m already on my third week here in Amman – time really does fly by! The heat, on the other hand, does not. Although mornings are somewhat pleasant, I feel as if I go through every day just slightly too sticky for … Continue reading learning a culture