Trailblazing in Amman

Whenever I meet a foreigner or a tourist in Amman, the first question I get asked is “How do you feel about life in Jordan?”. My most concise answer would be “its tough yet fulfilling”. Here’s why. Warmth and Moderation Amman my home, is the capital city of Jordan. The city has a mellow ambience, offers a relaxed pace of life where you don’t necessarily feel the pressure to keep up with too many events on the city’s agenda. This is not to say that there isn’t much to offer, but rather that there is just enough social and cultural engagement for all to enjoy. From local music concerts, to art galleries, to sports events and excellent food outlets everywhere, this ...

GlobalWoman April Round-Up: Women of the Revolution

I always thought Jane Fonda was a woman of the revolution until I learned that it took her thirty years to get feminism. But I'm glad and grateful that it's a revolution she eventually embraced.  “When I turned 60 and entered my third and final act, I decided that I needed to heal the wounds patriarchy had dealt me. I didn’t want to come to the end of my life without doing all I could to become a whole, full-voiced woman.” When an Australian left behind a surfboard in the Bangladeshi coastal town of Cox's Bazar 25 years ago, surfing became a thing. Then in 2013 a young local girl, Shoma Akthar, decided that she wanted to learn to surf. When she won $40 for third place in a local ...

Destination Unknown

There’s nothing quite like stepping onto a plane with an unknown destination ahead of you. As I boarded for Costa Rica a month ago, I felt that zing of mystery accelerate my step - I was excited! Central America was calling my name for reasons that were about to be revealed. When Your Higher Navigator Calls I love to travel. It opens parts of my mind and awareness that staying in the one place cannot do. New people, new places, new energy, new vibes. When it came time to choose my annual holiday destination late last year I let my higher navigator do the work. A higher navigator is like a cosmic radar that tunes you into the magic of your life path. ...