Jordan

How to pack stylishly for Jordan

My first thought when my trip to Jordan was confirmed: what to wear? As it was my first trip to the Middle East, I knew that it would be not only much warmer in temperature but much more conservative in style. I wanted to be as respectful as possible while still being comfortable and on trend–and […]

May 17, 2013 Continue reading…

Postcard from Jerash

Things that as a child of California I can’t even comprehend: Jordan’s ancient city of Jerash boasts an unbroken chain of human occupation for more than 6500 years. After it was conquered in 65 B.C., it became one of the 10 great cities of the Roman Empire. What’s even crazier is that it was hidden […]

May 16, 2013 Continue reading…

First impressions of Jordan

I went into Jordan with very limited knowledge and low expectations–mostly because I didn’t read the itinerary in as much detail as I should (and thus was a little shocked when I showed up and found out that “Captain’s Camp” quite literally meant a campground). But that’s sort of how I like to travel: I […]

May 14, 2013 Continue reading…

The best of Jordan, via Instagram

I’m not sure if I really knew what to expect from Jordan: I knew that there would be delicious falafel, the place where they shot Indiana Jones and perhaps some camels, but beyond that, I was completely open-minded (read: clueless). The one thing I didn’t expect it to be was so beautiful in so many […]

May 9, 2013 Continue reading…