Let’s talk about food: part 2

So I know that I already made a post about food, but that was when I was only 3 weeks into the program and hadn’t tried as many foods. Now, after having been here for over 3 months, I am more confident in my knowledge of Moroccan food. It is still delicious and amazing. I…

November in Pictures

Hey y’all! As per tradition, here are my pictures from November. It was a crazy month with TONS of fun activities! I didn’t include pictures from our fall trip or thanksgiving, because those each warranted their own posts. I hope you enjoy.  Happy Christmas season 🙂 (also, I noticed that the order of my pictures…

My Moroccan Thanksgiving

عيد الشكر سعيد يا اصحابي Happy Thanksgiving, my friends! This year was definitely a hard Thanksgiving, just because I was so far away from my family. However, I still had a really good time 🙂 The NSLI-Y and YES groups had a pot-luck style dinner at AMIDEAST, and I was in charge of making pumpkin…

Ain Cheggag, Fez, and Chefchaouen!

Hey y’all! For our fall break, NSLI-Y and YES headed up North (and shwiya East). Our first few nights were in a smaller town outside of Fez. We headed to Fez for one night, and then Chefchaouen for a few more! We left on Saturday and drove about 3 hours to Ain Cheggag! It was…

Casablanca (aka, IKEA)

Hey y’all! last weekend, I took a trip to IKEA and a publishing house. It was super fun, and I thought that I’d write about it! IKEA is a place that I love, and I associate so many good memories with it. It reminds me of home, and the countless times that my mom and…

October in Pictures

Hey y’all! I did a month in pictures last month, so I figured I would do it again this month! Enjoy, here is October in pictures! Thank you for reading, I hope to talk to y’all soon. I can’t believe it’s November already, the month have been going to quickly. I have a lot of…

The hammam: a truly cultural experience.

(I know the featured image has nothing to do with the hammam. I didn’t have any pictures of the hammam, but needed a featured image for the aesthetics of my blog)   The hammam. I don’t even know where to begin with describing the hammam. It is like a spa, but much less “fancy” and…

A Week in My Life.

Salam u-alaykum! Now that I’ve been in Rabat for about 4 weeks, I’ve started to develop a routine. I decided that, to give y’all a little taste of the Moroccan lifestyle, I would give an overview of a week. This is the week of September 26- October 3 (Tuesday to Tuesday, because I forgot to…

MY FIRST MONTH (IN PICTURES)

Today (October 8th), marks one month in Rabat! This has been a crazy month, and I have literally over 500 pictures. I thought, why not make an entire post dedicated to pictures! This may be long, but nevertheless, I hope that you enjoy it.     If you made it to the end of this…