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The Inside Guide I. Jordan’s capital city, Amman

No amount of guidebook research can replace local knowledge. We have handpicked locals and asked them about their city and how they interact with it. They live and work in the city and kindly provided their favourite spots. This is the first in a series. Part I is focussed on Amman – the capital and largest city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. With a population of four million, Amman has plenty to explore. So meet Hisham, a passionate man who loves his city. Hello Hisham, What you do for a living? I Started working in Amman as a pharmacist in a pharmaceutical company. I worked for six years, then I found that my interests lie in the chemistry of roasting and I have to follow my passions. How long have you been living in the city? I’ve been in Amman for eight years. How did you end up there? I was born in kuwait and then 2 months later we moved to  Irbid, a city 83 km north Amman. I lived there until I graduated from university …