Posts Tagged ‘Amman’

Jordan: A Welcome Map to the Middle East

By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent When I left my job and life in NYC last fall, life transitioned from everything familiar to the instant unknown. Even though I had travel plans, plane tickets, a scheduled calendar, and family and friends to see, I wasn’t sure what would come of my time away. Traveling...
March 1st, 2011 | Jordan | Read More

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern

Lost in Jordan: Amman Mixes Ancient with Modern
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Amman, Jordan is a bustling Middle Eastern city that rises out of the surrounding desert with a traveler’s feast of ornate mosques, historic sights, museums, and modern accommodations. During my recent trip to Jordan, I was in awe of this ancient city, from...
December 21st, 2010 | City Travel, Hostels, Hotels & Resorts, Jordan, Shopping & Style, Staying There, Tours & Attractions | Read More

Eat Like a Local in Amman, Jordan

Eat Like a Local in Amman, Jordan
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent A crispy falafel patty, hot shawarma in flat bread, or a bowl of smooth hummus makes my stomach ache for a snack. Living in NYC has exposed me to decently authentic Middle Eastern food, and it’s my dinner choice more nights than not. When I got the chance...
December 7th, 2010 | Food & Wine, Jordan, Middle East, Restaurant Reviews | Read More