1001 Arabian Nights

We were told many facts and stories whilst on our big red tour bus, but one of them stuck with me more than most. This is the story of Queen Scheherazade. There once was an Iranian King called King Shahryar who was happily married to his beautiful wife. One day, he discovers his wife has … Continue reading 1001 Arabian Nights

We like to drink with Tom cause Tom is our friend…

But what happens when he can’t drink in Marrakech? 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Absolutely nothing, because you can drink in Marrakech! I hear a sigh of relief from most brits! If you’re not already aware, Marrakech is a predominately Muslim country, which to us boozy brits means you’re essentially … Continue reading We like to drink with Tom cause Tom is our friend…

I’m a Berber, I’m a Berber, I’m an original Berber!

They shouted at us. Constantly. Every single person who seemed to be trying to sell us some form of service or product claimed they were an original Berber from the Atlas Mountains. Before we came to Morocco we had never even heard of a Berber. Upon leaving Morocco, we’re now pretty clued up! So, what … Continue reading I’m a Berber, I’m a Berber, I’m an original Berber!

Sit Down, Have a Cuppa. We Can Talk All Night Long…

For the people of Morocco, this tea is more than just a drink, their whole social network seems to revolve around it. I guess it’s pretty similar to us meeting a friend for a pint at our local. Many Moroccans will sit out until the early hours of the morning talking over a tea at … Continue reading Sit Down, Have a Cuppa. We Can Talk All Night Long…