Jordan seems to be the forgotten middle child of the Middle East. Lacking the parties of Lebanon, the extreme human warmth of Syria, and the political tumult of Israel, it’s known mostly for Petra and its winsome queen.
It’s a shame. Jordan has its share of treasures, starting in its misunderstood capital city. Enjoy our favourite [...]
If your knowledge of Arabic sweets is confined to baklava, then you have to make the Middle East your next trip. Arabs excel at sensual pleasures, and a well-crafted dessert is considered high art.
I saw more types of sweets than savoury dishes. It’s an intimidating constellation. Here are a few of my favourites and where to find the best of each.
Amman, the capital of Jordan is either:
a) a lousy city for traveling, or
b) a fantastic city for traveling.
It all depends on how you look at it.