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Moroccan Food and Life Proverbs
I’ve always been intrigued by the proverbs or sayings that different countries and languages have. Some simply don’t make sense in translation, while others can tell you a lot about that place. It makes sense the references that are used when you understand the culture, or even begin to... Read more
Coastal Escape in Tagahzout, Morocco
Whenever I get the travel itch I automatically start to look for which destinations we can go with cheap airfare. Yes, this is one real benefit to living literally minutes from an airport that flies to a dozen or more destinations for incredibly cheap. But, we’ve been so busy... Read more
In December I shared one of my favorite books everyday and it turned out to be a big hit. Seems many people are as avid readers as I am! This year, I’ve promised myself to take more time to just read. February is the shortest month of the year... Read more
So you Wanna Marry a Moroccan Man?
One of the most often read and commented posts on my website is about assumptions people make when you tell them you married an Arab. I tend to let the comments section just roll as people share their own stories and experiences. Some are good, some are bad. When... Read more
Why You Should Visit an Islamic Country in 2015
For many people the thought of visiting an Islamic country is met with fear and apprehension. If you’ve never been before you might be unsure how to dress or act. You may be fearful based on news reports. It can seem overwhelming and intimidating. But, one of the best... 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
20 Morocco Inspired Gift Ideas
Tomorrow is the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. For those of you who don’t know, “Black Friday” as it’s called happens the day following Thanksgiving and is considered the start of the Christmas shopping season. Many people wake up at obscenely early hours to... Read more
Spending Christmas in Morocco
Morocco isn’t the first place that pops into mind when the idea of a “Christmas” destination comes up. When we moved here, I really mourned the loss of the holiday as it held strong memories and sentiments. Growing up it was a religious holiday in our home, but as... Read more