Considering traveling to Tunisia during Ramadan? Read on to learn how you can navigate some of the inconveniences and enjoy the festivities!
I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know
When I travel, I travel to find answers to questions I wasn’t even asking, to learn things I didn’t know that I didn’t know. My arrival to the Middle East was quite sudden and unexpected as a result of work committee meetings but as I ended up staying here […]
Coffee in Tunisia has become an important part of the culture, like in many other parts of the world. You could even say coffee has taken on a culture of its own since Tunisians drink it in a variety of ways and social contexts throughout their day. As you prepare for your travels […]
What to Wear When Traveling to Egypt
One of the most exciting parts of traveling is to experience lifestyles, traditions, and customs that are different than our own. And what better way to do that than to travel to the epicentre of civilization, Egypt! You’ve booked your tour, and you’re ready to […]
Egyptian shammy bread is a staple food in the life and culture of Egypt. I’ve come to appreciate it the longer I live here. Like most staple foods, it’s so simple and yet so delicious. Shammy bread signifies life in a way that few other foods could – life in Egypt, and life in general.
The hospitality of Arabs is one of the biggest surprises for Westerners touring the Middle East. Whether it’s a stranger in the mall who bought remote control cars for my kids, or free meals, drinks, and extended conversations with someone I just met, the generosity of Arabs still surprises me after years of living in Jordan.
My brother […]
Who likes hummus? How about layers of phyllo pastry and butter?
British-Jordanian actress and 2007 winner of Celebrity MasterChef, Nadia Sawalha, gives us an overview of how to prepare baklava and hummus in this video by the Jordan Tourism Board.
Do you have a favorite food experienced during your travels?