Category Archives: Africa

The vegetarian (friendly) Marrakech restaurants you’ll want to visit

Being vegan (or vegetarian) in Marakech is relatively easy IF you want to eat vegetable couscous, vegetable tagine or bread all day. So if you’re a bit like us and bored of couscous after three meals, it’ll be a little uninspiring. Here are the vegetarian and vegan friendly places in Marrakech that we’ve tried and more…

Mint tea and starry skies at an ecolodge in Morocco’s desert

Sustainable and ethical practices are something we value highly and the moment I learned about ‘Green Tourism’, I became fascinated with their methods of achieving environmental wellness. After all mass tourism is incredibly damaging to our environment and I wasn’t even sure if there was an alternative way. I still wasn’t convinced that ‘green tourism’…

OOhhh Le Jardin Secret, Marrakech. Morocco

Inside the walls of Marrakech’s medina lies dirt and mud, the noise of mopeds beeping and revving their engines to get past the narrow-walled passageways and the hustle and bustle of people in the souks (markets) and the vendors shouting to get your attention. I’ll make no pretense that I have struggled with the chaotic, sensory…

Washing clothes on the road; packing light & protecting the environment

;This is not a new discovery, far from it, but it’s one that works really well for us so I thought I’d share it with you. Whether we try to limit clothes and pack minimilistically or take everything we own, we still need to wash our clothes and with three kids who seem incapable of…