Learn Jordanian Arabic Online with Native Speakers – Shurfah.com

Months back I moved from Jordan to India and I thought all of my hope was lost to learn Jordanian colloquial Arabic (amiyeh). I know first hand that the only way to truly become fluent in a language is to use it in your day to day and obviously in India, I wasn’t going to … More Learn Jordanian Arabic Online with Native Speakers – Shurfah.com

15 Expressions You Will Definitely Use if You Live in Jordan

Every country, culture, and region has its colloquial expressions that you can’t get away from using and hearing all day long. Jordan and the Levant region are definitely not an exception. The following 15 expressions are brought to you by the team at Shababeek Language Center, located near 8th Circle. Shababeek specializes in teaching the … More 15 Expressions You Will Definitely Use if You Live in Jordan

The Cheapest Way to Get From Amman to Jerusalem by Land

When it comes to crossing from Jordan to Palestine and Israel, let’s get three things clear. One, it is not an easy, straightforward process, two, it is not quick, and three, it is not cheap. Why is it so hard to cross the border? Without getting political, it is prohibited to drive Jordanian/Israeli border. Just look … More The Cheapest Way to Get From Amman to Jerusalem by Land

Artists of Amman! You Need to Check out The Weibdeh Art Rooms

Calling all artists, designers, photographers, filmmakers, writers and art teachers in Amman! Have you heard of The Weibdeh Art Rooms yet? They’re a calm, private, safe haven for artists of all backgrounds who need somewhere discreet and private to work, learn and also to exhibit. The Weibdeh Art Rooms is open to both arts and … More Artists of Amman! You Need to Check out The Weibdeh Art Rooms

Jordan is Expensive & Here Are Some Reasons Why

As of 1 July 1950, the Jordanian Dinar (JOD) became the kingdom’s official currency, ending the use of the Palestinian Pound. The dinar, commonly referred to as JD, is divided into 100 qirsh (also called piastres) and 1000 fils. Note: Even though technically there are 1/2, 1 and 2 1/2 qirsh coins in circulation, it wasn’t until months into living in … More Jordan is Expensive & Here Are Some Reasons Why

Plan Your Vacation Now! – List of 2018 Public Holidays in Jordan

Let’s face it, the best part about a new year isn’t that resolution you’re going to make, but rather the fact that you get to start from scratch with your vacation calendar at work! If you’re like me, I always check out the list of public/bank holidays for the year so I can see which … More Plan Your Vacation Now! – List of 2018 Public Holidays in Jordan

Meet Other Expats in Amman – InterNations

If you’re an expat new to Amman or have lived there a while and looking to break out of your circle and meet other expats, then you should definitely consider joining InterNations. InterNations is a worldwide online community with the intention to help expats connect with other expats. Expats in the Middle East Living in the … More Meet Other Expats in Amman – InterNations