Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque

I just got back from a wonderful trip to Abu Dhabi with my daughter Zein Salti. Waking up in the bright sun the first thing we did is visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque  somewhere I’ve wanted to see since we featured it in the Ramadan edition of Trendesign Magazine two years ago. The Sheik Zayed […]

A Unique Experience in Emirates Airbus A380

 I was invited with a number of Jordanian journalists to experience Emirates Airbus A380, the biggest manufactured aircraft, to mark thirty years of commitment to Jordan. The experience, curated by Jordanian captain Saleh Mohammad Ameen, was exceptional and unforgettable.  Our journey started in Dubai. The Meet & Greet Assistance met us at the airport and […]

Shams El Balad

Shams El Balad is a contemporary styled café that recently opened in Jabal Amman, promising farm-to-table eating in the heart of the city. My visit to Shams El Balad and the conversations I had with its owner, Hazem Malhas, were a delight that I felt the need to record. I am so proud of Sham […]

Happy Wedding in Cortina D’Ampezzo

I was thrilled to be invited to the wedding of my best friend Marina Bisharat’s daughter, Maryam and her fiancé Ibrahim Salloum. After a simply breathtaking engagement party in Amman, the Cortina D’Ampezzo wedding was as fabulous and more. Tweet

My trip to Cologne

I was so excited for my trip to Cologne, as I always love going to Germany. When I arrived, I checked into the Wasserturm Hotel, which was once the oldest water tower in Europe. This one-of-a-kind hotel is situated in the heart of city close to the famous cathedral, one of the major attractions in […]


The council for tourism revival in Egypt invited us to visit Cairo and Sharm el-Sheikh. I answered the invitation right away, since the idea was beautiful and Egypt is, as they say, “mother of the world”  “Um al-Dunya”,  a country you’d love to return to after only one visit. Egypt has a unique magic that […]

My weekend at Le Mirador Resort & Spa

When we arrived in Geneva from Amman, we rented a car to go straight to Le Mirador Resort & Spa in Vevey. This historic town is considered one of the “Pearls of the Swiss Riviera” for its beauty and history.  I was very excited to visit this particular resort. It also has an important relationship with […]

From Venice with love

As we approached Venice by boat, after arriving to Venice’s Marco Polo airport, I felt as if we were travelling back in time. Seeing the ancient façades that date back centuries and the traditional gondolas cruising past was like something out of a movie! We checked into the Danieli Hotel, one of the city’s most luxurious […]