Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Jordan: The Perfect Introduction to the Middle East

Dear Readers, I know that many of you long to see the world.  So you’ve traveled a bit in Europe.  You’ve done the resort vacation in Mexico.  Perhaps you’ve done a bit of Central America or even Asia. And you’d like to try somewhere new– somewhere adventurous, and exciting, and DIFFERENT. May I make a [...]

Welcome to Amman — and the Middle East

Jerusalem, Beirut, Dubai, Damascus — these cities of the Middle East are wild and vibrant, and probably sit closely on your radar. As for Amman, Jordan?  Not so much. But being one of the lesser-visited cities in the Middle East doesn’t mean that it’s boring.  Amman was my introduction to Jordan — as well as [...]