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The Middle East consists of many shared Arab traditions within their own diverse cultures. These include religious and national holidays that have existed for centuries. Apart from the accent, however, there are also a few differences you’ll notice starting with Arabic culture communication and the greeting rituals of each country or region.  To prevent you from making a social faux pas while traveling throughout the...

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She is as beautiful and stylish as she is graceful. She is a deeply impassioned advocate for improving the lives of others, not just in Jordan, but around the world.  You might find her rubbing shoulders at charity events with other humanitarian movers and shakers like Oprah and Bono one night, while the next morning she’ll be at an all-girl school in an impoverished part...

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On a chilly November morning in 2019, as dawn broke across the eastern horizon and started to spread its light over Amman’s Citadel, Coldplay greeted the day (and many of their fans) by playing songs from a their new album. Asked why they chose Jordan, the band stated they chose it because of its natural beauty and historical and cultural significance, which also reflected the...

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Way back when the Romans ruled this area, they were so impressed by Amman that they chose the city as the capital of the Roman Empire and renamed it Philadelphia after the Roman ruler Philadelphus.  While they were here, they built a lot of impressive things such as the Temple of Hercules at the Amman Citadel and, just down the hill, the sole centerpiece of...

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Located about an hour-and-a-half’s drive east of Beirut , it’s not difficult  to see why people find Anjar, Lebanon, safe and peaceful.  Named after the Anjar Spring that lies just a little over a half mile east (it’s name in Arabic meaning “running river”), the village’s inhabitants are mostly Armenian refugees. Some fled the Ottoman genocide in 1915 Turkey while others gathered here after the Lebanese took...

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