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What to Pack for Kids: Morocco

In Morocco, Travel by Amanda Mouttaki1 Comment

I’ve posted previously on what to pack for women visiting Morocco, and what to pack for men, so that leaves just one group to discuss – children! I’ve found many …

Amanda MouttakiWhat to Pack for Kids: Morocco
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Marking International Women’s Day in Morocco

In Advocacy by Amanda Mouttaki2 Comments

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 …

Amanda MouttakiMarking International Women’s Day in Morocco
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The Finnish Food Revival

In Finland by Amanda Mouttaki7 Comments

I didn’t have high hopes for Finnish food. Frankly, what I remembered about it growing up was that there was fish, and fish, and potatoes, and dill. That’s about it. …

Amanda MouttakiThe Finnish Food Revival
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Mint Chocolate Chip Muffins

In American Food by Amanda Mouttaki5 Comments

Mint chocolate chip ice cream. Thin Mints. Grasshoppers. If it has mint and chocolate I’m in. When I started making these muffins (and the strawberry hazelnut muffins from a little …

Amanda MouttakiMint Chocolate Chip Muffins

Live Like a Jazz Star at Riad Star: Marrakech

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“These streets weren’t made for cars,” my son said as we wound our car through the narrow streets of the medina. “It’s ok, dad has this, remember he grew up …

Amanda MouttakiLive Like a Jazz Star at Riad Star: Marrakech
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Our Life in Marrakech: 6 Month Update

In Expat by Amanda Mouttaki3 Comments

It’s been six months now since we moved to Morocco full-time. Some days it feels a lot longer. Some days it seems like no time has passed. So many things …

Amanda MouttakiOur Life in Marrakech: 6 Month Update