I’m a Barbie Girl in a Veiled World | A Jordan Story

When I started telling people that I would be studying abroad in Jordan, I was usually asked a series of three questions:   1)  Where is Jordan? 2)  You’re gonna get blown-up. You know that, right? 3)  Are you gonna have to wear one of those scarf-things?   In response to the first, I began introducing the topic by saying I was studying abroad in … Continue reading I’m a Barbie Girl in a Veiled World | A Jordan Story

Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away | A Jordan Story

I’ve decided it’s time to take off the I-love-Jordan-all-the-time hat. I usually prefer that hat because writing about your feelings? Yeah, that’s tough stuff. However, I am feeling particularly brave today. So here you are: my unfiltered feelings. LANGUAGE Living in a new culture is hard, but studying in a new culture is even harder. I took Modern Standard Arabic class for two and a half … Continue reading Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away | A Jordan Story