Reason 584 Why I Love Morocco

Reason 584 Why I Love Morocco: The hot season and the watermelon season are in near perfect alignment. Advertisements Continue reading Reason 584 Why I Love Morocco

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Reason 517 Why I Love Morocco

Reason 517 Why I Love Morocco: Rules are flexible. Even though the restaurant closed 15 minutes ago, we’ll make you something to go without annoyance. You’re the only one going through this baggage scanner late at night? You look honest, go ahead looks you’ve got a train to catch. Continue reading Reason 517 Why I Love Morocco

Sporting the Dutch and Canadian flags on Koningsdag

Koningsdag in Amsterdam

I can’t be sure, but I doubt any country celebrates it’s monarchy as enthusiastically as the Dutch. I hadn’t planned on it, but my brief stopover in Amsterdam, Netherlands coincided with the national holiday of Koningsdag, or King’s Day, preceded by Koninginnenacht, Queen’s Night. Coming directly from another monarchical system, I reflected on the difference between the two approaches to governance. While the King of Morocco is … Continue reading Koningsdag in Amsterdam

Insha’Allah (إن شاء الله‎)

Insha’Allah, this will be a good post. I’ve been wanting to write a post about this for a long time. I’ve put it off again and again. I didn’t feel like I sufficiently understood the complexities of the phrase or its significance to the Moroccan people. I have come to love the phrase and wanted to ensure I gave it the respect it deserves. Simply … Continue reading Insha’Allah (إن شاء الله‎)