Some of the best times I’ve had in Jordan have been spent with my language partner Ibrahim. He works at AMIDEAST, but lives in a city just outside of Amman called Zarqa. 467 more words
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I’ve come to find that when it comes to weather in Amman, you can never be too sure of what to expect. This is partially due to the sporadic winter season, which some have claimed to be the coldest they’ve seen in Jordan for 10 years, but also due to the fact that your “weatherman” is everyone: your neighbor, your teacher, your friends brother’s wife, the guy you met on the street, your taxi driver, your taxi driver’s mother on the phone, and of course your apartment guard. 563 more words
I wanted to give a brief explanation about the difference between the words فراطة (fraaTa) and باقي (boggy) when dealing with everyday monetary transactions.
فراطة (fraaTa) refers to spare change or any small change that one might have while digging through their pocket/wallet. 220 more words