Archive for Category: "morocco"
Before I left for Morocco, one of the common pieces of advice I got was, “be careful.” Clearly, going to Morocco is not like going to London or Copenhagen especially in terms of living there as a young American woman
Moroccans tend to invite everyone to join in their families’ and friends’ nuptial bliss. Hospitality is a lovely and inclusive aspect of Moroccan culture, so even if you are visiting for only a week or a month, it is always possible that you will end up at your new best friend’s cousin’s sister’s neighbor’s wedding
One boat ride over the Strait of Gibraltar took me from Spain to Morocco and into a whole different world. On the jam-packed visit, we experienced the history, the people, the animals, and the art
If I were given a dollar every time a woman told me that she was too scared to travel to Morocco or the Middle East/North Africa region (MENA) alone (or even with female company), I could finance another month-long trip to Morocco. This attitude saddens me so much, because I know firsthand how much these women are missing out on.
If you would have asked me where I would have liked to study abroad five years ago, I would have given you all the typical answers. Could I see myself sipping a café au lait in Paris, strolling the streets of London, or soaking up the sun at some beach in Spain? Absolutely. My decision [&hellip