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 ...

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. ...

Beijing: A GlobalWoman Kind of Town

Beijing will engage any GlobalWoman intellectually.  The Great Wall of China. The Forbidden City. Actually, I came here for a job interview at an international auditing company. Little did I know Beijing would capture me by the heartstrings too. Pleasantly surprised by the friendliness of the locals, I found post-Olympics Beijing full of English speakers, which makes life easy in the capital. Beijingers are in love with their city. You’ll see why Media hype focuses on the occasional smoggy days here. What I’ve discovered however is that the “good news” of clear blue skies for up to three weeks at a time is clearly not “newsworthy.” You won’t hear about the many clear days! I’ve been living in Beijing for ten months so far and have ...