Toilet paper does not go in the toilet – it goes in the bin (trash can).
Almost every bathroom (even public ones) has either a bidet or a spray nozzle.
Water shouldn’t be drunk from the tap.
A fig tree grows in my neighbour’s garden and hangs over into mine.
Every floor has a drain in it because floors are “mopped” by pouring water directly on the tiles and using a squeegee to push it along.
Our water is heated with diesel fuel so two rooms of my house have a constant diesel smell. Yuck!
Many mosquitoes, but at least our windows have screens!
Pita bread is typical.
Yogurt comes in big containers – great for all the smoothies we make!
Cars don’t have functioning seatbelts in the backseat.
Horns are used rather than turn signals.
Bathtubs are short.
Outside of Amman, a woman without her head covered is a very unusual sight.
The “sidewalks” seem more decorative than anything: they often have big plants or trees growing right in the middle of them.
Said sidewalks also don’t come to a ramp at the corner, and on a hill, this means that they end in about a 2-ft drop!