Moroccan Lamb and Fig Tajine

Lamb, Fig, and Almond Tajine Side

A few months ago we went to have dinner at Ksar Essaoussan in Marrakech. It’s a riad that has been remade into a restaurant, and unlike many riads here, has no rooms for guests – it’s purely somewhere to just enjoy a good meal. Just finding it was an exercise – and we’re quite familiar […]

Moroccan Flag Photo Contest

Moroccan Flag Photo Contest

  Whose up for a little photo fun? I love photography and know that many of you do as well. I’m partnering with seven other Morocco-philes in a fun contest for our readers. You can find all the details on how to enter in the image above but the premise is pretty simple; submit your […]

Helping Morocco’s Orphans: SOS Children’s Villages

SOS Logo

Some time ago I wrote about a small project we conducted to deliver some mobiles and baby clothes to an orphanage in Marrakech. I’ve gotten so many responses from this post, to which I am always happy. The more interest there is, the better chances there are for these children to find a home. Some […]

Marking International Women’s Day in Morocco

Berber Womens Cooperative

Today is International Women’s Day, a holiday that has been celebrated since the early 1900′s when women began demanding fair pay and better working conditions. While it’s true women still are at an uneven par with men in the workplace the situation in Western nations is much better than that in the developing world. It’s […]

{Guest Post} Dar Zitoun, Azemmour

Dar Zitoun fountain

When I check my email I often am wading through dozens of junk emails. Then sometimes in the midst of a massive deleting spree I find one that catches my attention, and I’m never sure if it’s real, or if it’s an email from someone posing as someone else. That’s the story of this post. […]

Celebrating Love and Languages with MKB {Cash Giveaway}


What better way to celebrate love than by giving away money? We’re celebrating this year by doing a giveaway sponsored by some of the Multicultural Kid Bloggers from around the world. Because we have so many international members we wanted to do something that would allow anyone to win. So to show our love to you, […]