Category Archives: Africa

Will travel for oysters & a stay at La Sultana hotel Oualidia in Morocco

The promise of flamingos and oysters enticed me to visit Oualidia, a coastal village in Morocco that is as laid back as Marrakech souks are bustling with wares. I was in the midst of a longstanding seafood phase when the invitation came in to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of La Sultana, a 12 room luxury boutique hotel,…

Top 5 destinations worth revisiting

If you were to revisit a destination you have already traveled to, where would you go?  If I were to pick just one I would be on the next flight out to Melbourne, Australia to spend a few days in the city then retrace the drive down the Great Ocean Road from my study abroad days and…

Within the medina: Fez & Marrakech

The Grand Canyon is waiting for me today but before I head out for Day 7 of my US road trip I’d like to share the last of my pictures from Morocco.  This selection of photos were taken inside the medina in Fez and Marrakech. Fez was perhaps my favorite city out of the two. …

A dose of Moroccan magic: a night in the Sahara desert

Sitting under the starry, moonlit African sky with a camp fire casting warmth to those of us nearby was not my most anticipated part of the trip, but it will be one of the most memorable ones.  My friend,V, and I met a group of friendly Berliners at the camp who were almost every bit…

A taste of Morocco at La Maison Arabe: Chicken tagine & Moroccan salads

One week in Morocco was enough to change my picky palate.  While I don’t usually care for bread (why waste stomach space for something so bland?) or eat lamb (too gamey) I left those preferences back in London.  In Morocco, I wanted to eat as the Moroccans did. Last week my friend V and I…

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