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The BEST Cooking Classes in the World
Two weeks ago I shared some of the best food tours in the world (and I love food tours!). Today we’ll get more hands on and talk about cooking classes. If you have more time and really love food than taking a cooking class is an excellent way to... Read more
How To Use the Moroccan Hammam
Maybe you’ve heard of it, and maybe not. The Moroccan hammam is one of the most widely loved and yet puzzling experiences for people who have never visited or Morocco nor had the opportunity to try a hammam. Many “must do in Morocco” lists include take a hammam but... Read more
Get Out of my Things: Privacy and Personal Space
I get asked a lot of questions about cross cultural relationships, specifically having to do with Moroccan/American relationships. Often I end up sending back an email and thinking, “gee I should really just write a blog post about this.” I won’t promise a new topic each week but I’ll... Read more
Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef and Green Bean Tajine
It’s been a long time since I’ve shared a Moroccan meal recipe and I’m sure you’ll love this one. In Morocco we don’t use a slow cooker often, though lately I’ve been adamant that we need one. With lots of work taking both of us out of the house I... Read more
Where 2014 Took Us

Where 2014 Took Us

Travel December 31, 2014 3

It’s the last day of 2014 and every year we celebrate today for a variety of reasons. It was on this day that MarocBaba and I met in Marrakech, 10 years ago today. It also is the day our youngest son was born 8 years ago. So much to... Read more
Ka’ab Gazelle Recipe and Photo Tutorial
One day before we moved to Morocco I was sitting in the doctor’s office waiting for my appointment and decided to make a list in my phone of things that I wanted to do at some point while we were in Morocco. It was a way to pass time... Read more
Visiting the Greek Mountains
I never realized Greece had very mountainous regions. Call me oblivious but really what I knew was the sun, the sand, and the islands, and of course the food. That’s Greece’s claim to fame. So when we went to Peloponnese in October I truthfully expected something completely different than... Read more
A High Atlas Christmas

A High Atlas Christmas

Morocco December 25, 2014 0

A few weeks ago MarocBaba came home, grabbed my hand and my camera and said, “let’s go, it’s perfect today!” I wondered what was perfect but it didn’t take long to figure it out. He jokes that I moved here for the mountains not for him, he just might be... Read more