FOOD & TRAVEL LIFESTYLE

The Skyline Residences

Walking into the Skyline Residences atop the W hotel in the heart of Abdali, took my breath away with its unparalleled view of the whole city of Amman. The exclusive apartments combine quality interiors with top-notch services that include: 24-hour security, guest reception, public area cleaning and maintenance to name a few. Also In-resident dinning, housekeeping, valet and laundry …

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ART & DESIGN

Bayt Silsal at Ruwwad

I am so pleased to feature Alwan, an exhibition by young people with disabilities from Bayt Silsal at Ruwwad Al Tanmeya. My dear friend Rula Atalla; whom I have always admired her artistic talents that include ceramics, furniture, jewellery and more. Rula started “Bayt Silsal at Ruwwad” with one of my favourite Jordanian visual artists, …

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ART & DESIGN

Baby Shower

I’m always inspired by the amazing events that my good friend Majeda Kassir Bisharat of MY Event Design creates. She styled a beautiful baby shower in honour of her granddaughter the gorgeous baby Yasmine, and I was thrilled to attend this fairy-tale garden party. I’m sure you will love the setup as much as I did!

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ART & DESIGN

Katia Al Tal

Jordanian artist Katia Al Tal founder of Nuwa Creations, shows us her new line of sculptural ceramic homewares, a selection of beautiful calligraphy-adorned, hand-sculpted pieces. My favourite is my very own calligraphic tea set, which was gifted to me by the amazingly talented artist and includes hand-sculptured calligraphic handles. Other playful pieces include the Medad, …

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ART & DESIGN

Art by Mohanna Durra

A while back, contributing photographer Brian Scannell hatched the idea of featuring local artist Mohanna Durra on the cover. Mohanna is one of my favourite artists, and has developed an international reputation for his paintings of clowns. I was so excited because it is extraordinary and different when compared to our usual cover subjects. We …

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BEAUTY & FASHION

A Jordanian Wedding

I am so delighted to show the stunning Jordanian wedding of my friend Tohama Nabilsi. Through her work with the Jordan Tourism Board, Tohama has been encouraging Jordanians and visitors alike to get out and explore Jordan’s less-celebrated locals. She adhered to this philosophy even for her own nuptials, which were held at the historic Jordan …

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