Henna is an ancient form of body art that is used in many cultures. This thick, natural paste is a unique way for individuals to express themselves, but there is more to henna than just breathtaking designs.
Nepal's capital pulses with life and energy. Kathmandu, a city of winding roads and uphill streets, beckons tourists from all over. Before you head off to Nepal, be sure to plan these activities into your trip.
Moroccan houses are full of vibrant tiles, cozy kitchens and hand crafted textiles. Certain elements create a unique decor only found in this Northern African country.
Morocco has some of the world's best olives. The variety is staggering, and the options are endless. Spices, citrus, and herbs are all part of the olive-making process. This guide will help you not only identify the different types but also tell you how to use them in Moroccan cooking.
In Jordan, tahini is a big part of the cuisine. Many recipes use the sesame paste to add a richness and creaminess to dishes. Dishes are often balanced with a note of citrus or tang. Learn how to make these recipes for a window into Jordanian culture.
People always ask me why I love living in Morocco. My answer is never short. From day one, Moroccans have shown me so much hospitality. That feeling is the biggest reason why I love Morocco and continue to live here.
Berlin is a city full of life. The country has brought forth some of the worlds most famous artists including Richter, Durer and Polke. Art is celebrated and preserved in Berlin. But art in Berlin is also found on the streets.
Ireland is rich in history and culture. Natural beauty abounds in the rolling hills and landscapes of this country. Follow me on a journey through abandoned castles and thriving cities.
Morocco is famous for markets. Leather and textile merchandise show off the impressive skills of Moroccan craftspeople. My favorite part? The food. The hidden corners and side streets offer an endless culinary journey through Morocco.
Tajine recipes are the perfect introduction to Moroccan cuisine. Quick and easy to make, they can be tailored to include beef, fish, or chicken. The recipe can be easily adjusted to be vegetarian, as well. Explore these delicious tajine dishes as you step into your virtual Moroccan kitchen!
Spices are a huge part of Moroccan cooking. They balance and enhance the flavors of each dish. Like the scaffolding that holds up a building, there are certain spices that are essential to this cuisine.
Morocco is a treasure trove of flaky, chewy and buttery carbohydrates. But where do you start? How do you know what is what? The only way to discover is to explore. So take your appetite and wallet with you. Let's travel through the narrow streets and food laden alleys of the Moroccan market.
As a newcomer to hiking, you may be wondering what brands to use, what gear to bring, and how to best prepare for a climb. With this introduction to trekking, you will be ready for your next adventure in no time.
It all starts with a number, then the battle for a price begins. Haggling can be daunting, but don't let it intimate you. Yes, there may be a language barrier and you may be in a completely different country, but have no fear. With these tricks, you will become a bargaining master.
A giant reaching 5,895 meters, Mt. Kilimanjaro dwarfs all in its path. The pinnacle is blanketed in snow crystals and ice formations. Accessible from Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, this natural wonder is high on the list for hikers from all over the world.
Norway is a place of natural beauty and wonder. Whether you are scanning the sky for the breath taking northern lights or watching reindeer placidly grazing on low growing shrubs, there is always something to see for the avid nature lover.
When we hear the words organic and healthy, we often think more expensive and less delicious. But eating healthy doesn't have to be pricey and it can taste just as good as a juicy burger. Your local grocery store has all the ingredients you need to cook up a fantastic meal.
Staying with a host family is the best way to experience cultural immersion. You are given a glimpse into daily life and traditions of the host country. If you are learning the language, this is one of the best ways to grasp the dialect. Along the way, you will also make invaluable relationships.
Sugar makes everything better, and Moroccan sweets are no exception. Ingredients are always fresh, and the combinations are unexpected. They are always hand-crafted with superhuman attention to detail. So where do you begin? What do you try first? Grab a plate and get ready to eat!
If you are planning a trip to Morocco, you probably want to know where to go and what to see. There are some truly unique foods, events and activities that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. To experience these is to experience the culture of Morocco.
To experience a culture, one has to experience the food. But where do we find that true combination of cheap and 100 percent authentic? How do we know where to look or who to ask? I can tell you how.