5 Interesting Things I Realized as a Singaporean Student Studying in Jordan
As a Singaporean studying in Irbid, Jordan, I am often asked about the differences between our host country and Singapore. I am sure my peers will agree with me on this. Normally these questions would delve into the differences about the people, cuisines, the currencies and the weather.
It is common knowledge that countries in the Middle East are predominantly Muslim. For Singaporean Muslims studying there, our shared belief of Islam links us together with these communities. After spending my childhood and teenage years in Singapore, and now studying in Jordan, I have made some observations that highlight both commonalities and differences between the two countries.