How to Adjust Your Wardrobe for a Trip to the Middle East/North Africa

In case my readers haven’t been able to decipher from my posts, or tweets, I’m a feminist. I do not believe that anyone has the right to tell women what to wear, no matter the circumstances. I do not believe middle schools should be sexualizing teenage girls and outlawing leggings in school. I do not believe “Christian” fathers should be kicking a teenage girl out … Continue reading How to Adjust Your Wardrobe for a Trip to the Middle East/North Africa

Camel Trekking in the Sahara Desert

I knew that if I came to Morocco I wanted to go to the desert, as I had never been to one before. I spent a lot of time researching various companies, tours, and excursions, and Camel Trekking with Omar kept popping up on Trip Advisor with positive reviews. So, I took the plunge and booked a three-day excursion for Michelle and me, at 150€ … Continue reading Camel Trekking in the Sahara Desert

Essaouria, Morocco

Michelle and I needed a change of scenery, so we decided to take a day trip to the nearby seaside town, Essaouria. Source During the bus ride, we passed this scene. That’s right: goats climb trees. I was shaken awake by Michelle and thought I was dreaming (kudos to her for the photo.) A two-and-a-half-hour bus ride from the city, Essaouria, like Chicago, is also … Continue reading Essaouria, Morocco