AndFarAway is a blog started by Roba Al-Assi in 2004. It it one of earliest blogs in the Middle East, started in a world before YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.
Jordanian. Born in Amman. Currently making a living exploring, expanding, and enjoying the first love of her life, the World Wide Web. Spends her day as the Communication Manager of Bayt.com, the Middle East’s #1 Job Site, helping people create their lifestyle of choice by finding their perfect job.
About this blog
‘And Far Away…’ was started in 2004 as a place to save ideas that motivate, inspire, or touch the imagination of Roba. With time, an Arab blogging community emerged and as a result of interaction with other bloggers, the space became more personal. Unfortunately, blogging died with time and AndFarAway became one of the last few blogs standing in the region.
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