You can help refugees in Canada by attending a delicious dinner event in Vancouver hosted by Syrian women refugees, who cook dishes from their homeland.
To date, Jordan has been one of the most surprising destinations I’ve visited. I’ll admit before going my opinion of the country was clouded somewhat by typical Middle Eastern stereotypes; however, these were quickly shattered as I met the locals […]
In Israel, Bamba refers to one of the country’s most popular snacks. Sold since 1964, it’s a soft yet crunchy treat made of puffed corn flavored like peanuts, almost like a nutty Cheez Doodle. Additionally, it’s 100% Kosher. No trip […]
When traveling through the Middle East, one not-to-miss dish is foul. Sometimes spelled fuul or ful, this hearty dish is traditionally eaten for breakfast and features a slow cooked mash of brown beans and red lentils or fava beans gowned […]
A typical dish in the Middle East, South Asia and the Balkans, kofta consists of minced lamb or beef rolled into balls or patties. The meat is usually spiced with onions, salt, pepper, cumin and/or other spices. It is often […]
“You might like our ‘Lychee Mac.’ It’s made with whiskey, fresh lime juice, ginger ale and real lychee.” I’m currently sitting at a swanky rooftop lounge in Amman, Jordan, ordering cocktails and listening to Maroon 5 blast from the speakers. […]
Indigenous culture is often a curiosity for outsiders, one we often want to know more about but which we have a hard time relating to once we do in. In my opinion, this is often because people are educating themselves […]
“Jordan is actually a very old wine country. They discovered vines from Petra from 2,000 years ago.” I’m at Zumot Winery, owned by Mr. Omar Zumot, near downtown Amman sampling the organic Saint George Wine of Jordan. The space is […]