In Arabic, the word marhaba means welcome. And that’s exactly what I felt in Rabat at Riad Marhaba. Upon entering the riad, I felt transported to a place and time when quality and luxury reigned. This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase anything through these links, I may earn a small commission, without any […]
When I think about Morocco, the flavorful tagines, spiced olives, and juicy fruit prick my tastebuds as I dream of the country I’ve grown to love. However, warnings of street food have left me with a hole in my experience, never getting a chance to savor flavors as a true Moroccan during my two weeks […]
Marrakech is a city of unparalleled sights, sounds and smells. Described as a Marmite city, it’s a love it or hate it kind of place. There is no middle ground with this colorful, aromatic city, punctuated with haggling in Arabic and the call to prayer broadcast from the minarets of mosques all around the Medina. […]
Brighton is a colorful, quirky seaside resort town just an hour train ride away from London. On a recent day trip, I made it my goal to consume as many desserts in Brighton as possible. With all the desserts I ate, I could have buzzed back to London on sugar power alone… but alas, the […]
From old favorites to the newest releases, here are the 18 best books of 2018. Check out one of these for your next vacation read!
Welcome to the world’s most liveable city! What follows are some of my favorite things to do in Melbourne, gathered over nearly two years calling it my home. 44 most awesome things to do in Melbourne 1. Freakshakes As The Sweet Wanderlust, I’d be failing at my blog (and life) mission to bring you the […]
Through the years, I’ve been called a cowgirl (I’m from Texas) and a city girl (Dallas, Texas). But I’ve always dreamed of being a surfer chick. When the opportunity to visit Morocco for a girls surf and yoga retreat arose, I jumped at the chance.
The UK is currently celebrating Sugar Awareness Week, whereas I celebrate sugar on a daily basis. Unfortunately, this awareness week has put freakshakes in the crosshairs with a call to ban these delicious creations with “grotesque levels of sugar and calories.” I choose to describe them as containing an immense amount of happiness… but po-tay-to, […]
We’re entering the season known for eating, drinking, and imbibing in one too many slices of cake. Among partygoers, there are those among us whose sweet tooth is a little more pronounced than most. When it comes time to shop for your favorite foodie, how often do you grab a bottle of moscato or an […]
With the increasing amount of millennials on the move, it’s no surprise that hotels are rushing to meet the demand of a generation who wants the world (but also wants a bargain). Although I’m currently staying in the London area, I took the train into town for a little staycation at The East London Hotel.