Category Archives: Travel

Books, Books, Books

I’ve always read a lot. Since I was a little girl. I used to become so engrossed in books my parents had to take them out of my hands so I could join them at the dinner table. For the … Continue reading

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Traveling Morocco, Part II

Back in January I posted up some photos of my travels within Morocco for the first 4 months being in country. I figure it’s time to post up pics from the last 8 months as well! Boumalne Dades The Gorge … Continue reading

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Moroccan Packing Tips

As the new staj is preparing to join us in Morocco, I thought a post on things I was glad I brought, wish I’d brought and should have left at home would be timely. Glad I Brought *Microfiber towel – … Continue reading

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My Ramadan Experience

Now that Ramadan (the Muslim holy month) is over, I thought I’d share my experience and why I kinda fasted.  Briefly, Ramadan the month of fasting from sunrise to sunset (more about Ramadan at the end of this post).  I … Continue reading

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Observations

Here are a few things I’ve observed the last three months living at my site: *couscous may come from a bag but it still takes 3 hours to prepare *getting dressed in a wet bathroom without getting your clothes wet … Continue reading

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Funny Language Moments

We’ve all had them. Occasionally they can be mortifying. Most of the time they are simply funny. When you are learning a new language, it is easy to make mistakes.  Here a couple of my funniest moments to date. *mixing … Continue reading

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The Honeymoon is Over

I’ve been living in Morocco for six months now; four of them with a host family and two on my own. A couple of weeks ago I realized the honeymoon period of living abroad had come to an end. How … Continue reading

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Hammam Experience

I have been wanting to write a blog on the hamman experience.  When I saw the great post by my friend Rosana I decided to just share it. The main difference is I LOVE going to the hammam yet there’s … Continue reading

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The Making of Bread

Recently I had the opportunity to watch my host mom make bread.  She does this once or twice a day every day. Bread is a staple in this country and is used as a utensil while eating from a common … Continue reading

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Traveling Morocco

Traveling Morocco Living in Morocco has given me an opportunity to explore a new country and I’m really excited about that. Since moving here in September, 2016, I’ve had the chance to see a little of the coast, mid-country and … Continue reading

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