The entrance to Jerash is packed with Jordanian vendors, schoolchildren, and families. As a tall, blonde woman, I received lots of stares. A girl, smiling as her friends giggled, approached me and asked to take a photo. I was confused before saying no thanks, thinking they might be making fun of me. As we ventured into the Greco-Roman ruins, the groups of schoolgirls … [Read more...] about Where to Eat with the Locals in Jordan
About Elaine Clayton
Elaine lives in Washington, D.C. where she works in international education, manages her blog, Travelaine.com; and runs a community group, Cultures in DC. She is passionate about facilitating cross-cultural understanding and is intrigued by worldviews different than her own. She was brought out of her comfort zone for the first time while studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain; and has since lived in Dublin, Ireland; eaten grasshoppers in Oaxaca, Mexico; and learned about Islam in Tunisia, among other adventures. Follow her blog for travel inspiration in the United States and abroad, and check out her cross-cultural events if you're ever in Washington, D.C.