And just like that, my time in Jordan is over

I am currently sitting on an Oman Air flight from Muscat, Oman to Casablanca, Morocco, officially marking the end of my semester study abroad period in Jordan. It is crazy to think that three months and a half ago I was sitting on my flight to Amman starting a blog the same way; it feels…

Read More

An internship in Jordan… and the end is near

I’m currently in the last part of my study abroad program in Jordan, which involves me partaking in a full-time internship instead of taking classes. I’m a research intern at NAMA Strategic Intelligence Solutions, a research, polling, and consultancy firm established and headquartered in Amman. The institution consists on a group of experts taking action…

Read More

My experience in the United Arab Emirates

My study abroad experience is based in Jordan, but it includes an international excursion component. The topic of my program is “Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East,” and in my case the international excursion was to the United Arab Emirates. The purpose behind it was to gain a different perspective on…

Read More

Oh, Amman…

Oh, Amman, how do I even begin to describe you? There is no way some paragraphs, an essay, or a whole encyclopedia can do you justice. Each day I spend in your city limits brings something new intermingled in the fabric of everydayness. From the towering minarets rising from a sea of small beige buildings,…

Read More

Jordan Pre-Departure

As I sit here on a Qatar Airways flight heading to Amman, Jordan with a layover in Doha, Qatar, I can’t help think back to one of the main reasons why I chose to study abroad: to challenge myself; to change me. It’s not that I don’t like who I am, it’s just that, in…

Read More