The Ultimate Guide to Food in Jordan

I fell hard in Jordan. For the culture and history and stunning scenery, yes. But mostly, I fell in love with the food. As someone who grew up in Metro Detroit, an area home to one of the biggest populations of Arabs outside the ...Read More

My Favorite Travel Apps + A Giveaway

My name is Amanda and I’m addicted to my iPhone. It’s my only constant travel companion. While some travelers wax poetic about days on the road before technology, I can’t imagine traveling without my handheld GPS, memory recording, communication device. Last year, after breaking ...Read More

Finding Bits of Rome in Amman

Landing somewhere after dark always makes getting an accurate first impression difficult. That’s how I felt in Amman. As I sat in the back of a van driving through Jordan’s capital city, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. It was dark. I wasn’t ...Read More

Is Solo Travel Really For Me?

I became a solo traveler by accident. I wasn’t trying to make a statement or show that I was brave or inspire anyone. I started traveling by myself because I was homeless in Europe and had some time between jobs and everyone else I knew was ...Read More

Farsickness Monthly Recap: March 2015

At the end of every month I like wrap up my favorite moments, posts, Instagrams, and meals while giving a behind the scenes look at some of the moments that otherwise wouldn’t make the blog.  Overall, March was just as boring and stationary as I ...Read More

Trying to Find the Cool in Indianapolis

I never thought I’d struggle with the decision to write a post about Indianapolis. The whole premise of this post, and my trip there, was to try to find something cool about the city, to try to find something interesting about a place I ...Read More
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