Marrakech is unlike anywhere else on earth. Spices from simmering tagines invade your nostrils and your eyes dart from building to building, trying to take in all the colorful textiles and ceramics displayed for tourists to purchase. Cats roam freely, looking for their next meal and if you’re not paying attention, you may be pushed […]
Hooray! You’ve decided to book a trip to Morocco! You’ve seen the Instagrammers posing with colorful pottery in chaotic-yet-charming souks and atop camels in the desert. You want to live the full One Thousand and One Nights experience… but you only have two weeks. I’m here to help and you ain’t never had a friend […]
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. […]
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.