Petra, the Enchanted Pink City (by Night)

If you thought Petra was magical by day, then you must see it at night to get a very different experience.  It’s enchanted.  At 8.30pm, you start out on a candle-lit path all through the Siq until you reach the Treasury where the whole open space in the middle is …

A + Y, a Match Made in Heaven

Had the great pleasure of celebrating Amer + Yara’s engagement yesterday! I haven’t had such an awesome time at a nuptial-related party in AGES!  It helps that those two have a chemistry that is contagious and casts a halo of fun and delight on any setting they happen to be …

Petra, the Enchanted Pink City (by Day)

One of my favorite historic spots in the world is Petra, the pink city.  A truly magical and majestic place that meets you with ample grandeur the minute you set eye on it.  The last time I visited was 13 years ago. I was so sad to see that generally …

A Spring Feast in Amman

I haven’t been to Amman, Jordan in almost 8 years.  Khaled and I are here for a week seeing family.  One of the most amazing things about Amman is the food. Partly, my mom is here and in my mind she is the most amazing cook I know.  I may …