Becoming Home

When we first arrived in Jordan, almost two years ago, I was in awe of this country.  Everywhere I looked was a feast for the eyes and I couldn’t soak in enough of it.  Everything was so exotic and I wanted to taste and feel and see it all.  This feeling of awe lasted forContinue reading “Becoming Home”

Egyptian Tourism Plea

Our SixAbroad Spring Break holiday was spent in Egypt. Highlights included a Nile river cruise from Luxor to Aswan: Karnak Temple: Edfu Temple: The Cairo Museum: Riding camels around the Great Pyramids of Giza: And waking up to this view at the Mena House Hotel: But my favorite experience of our trip was the sunriseContinue reading “Egyptian Tourism Plea”

Feeling of Accomplishment

The worst part of living abroad, without question, is applying to international schools.  I hate it!  Hate it!  Hate it!  Hate it! Here are three things I would rather do than international school applications: 1.  Brush my teeth in hot water for a month. 2.  Sleep with kittens licking my face all night. 3.  TripContinue reading “Feeling of Accomplishment”

How to Do the Dead Sea On the Cheap

Cecily, our college daughter, came home to Jordan for Christmas.  She returns to the US this weekend and since she won’t return to Jordan before we leave here in June, she had a few things on her Bucket List to do before heading back to the Mother Land.  One of those things was to floatContinue reading “How to Do the Dead Sea On the Cheap”