Happy Friday everyone! This week I am writing my post from the city of Marrakech. This city is known for it's beautiful traditional Moroccan homes called "Riads," hot weather, and night life. Sadly, I will not be able to experience any of it (other than the 100 degree weather) because I am taking an intensive… Continue reading Month in Marrakech
Happy holidays everyone! It's been a while since my last post. I have been caught up in the crazy process that is becoming an official resident of the Kingdom of Morocco. I have turned in all of my paperwork: my background check, medical clearance, work contract, etc. After going to all the necessary government offices… Continue reading Eid Al- Adha
45 days ago, I left Ohio. I left behind my family, my friends, and everything that I have considered normal for most of my life. I arrived in Morocco on June 27th, exactly 23 days ago. Even though I studied here in college, I have not yet adapted to my new home. But in these… Continue reading When New Becomes Normal: Tips and Tricks to Combat Homesickness
Hello Everyone! I am back this week with another recipe! This Moroccan “pancake” is a favorite during Ramadan. It is called bghrir, and it is a light fluffy honey soaked piece of heaven. To get started, you’re going to need the following ingredients: 1 cup of fine semolina 4 Tbsp. of flour 1 tsp of… Continue reading “Bghrir” and Better Things
Happy Friday everyone! I apologize for not posting last week, but I got some shocking news as soon as I arrived. As you all know, I was supposed to start teaching English in October of this year in Rabat. When I landed in Morocco last week, I went to my future school to talk about… Continue reading Greetings from Morocco!
Ok everyone, I have a confession to make. I have somewhat of an obsession. This obsession is with an Italian singer by the name of Tiziano Ferro. At the age of 16, when I first arrived in Italy, a volunteer from the organization I went abroad with and now a close friend by the name… Continue reading Tiziano Ferro- The Love of my Life
Happy Friday everyone! I am sitting in the beautiful city of Reggio Emilia in the university's library with my best friend, Marta. As she works on her dissertation, I decided this would be a wonderful time to write a post. As Promised, I am back this week with a recipe straight from my host mom’s… Continue reading Pasta Carbonara- From My Italian Kitchen to Yours