Tag Archives: Morocco

My Fulbright Advice 2.0

When I went into the office of my program director to turn in my final paper and get my final allotment, the director asked me to think about what I would say to the new class. What my advice would … Continue reading

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Who said Derija was useless?

Before I came to Morocco, my various Arabic teachers and Arab friends warned me against the uselessness of learning Moroccan Arabic, or Derija. It was the least known the dialects, and Moroccans (as they said) had perverted the language so … Continue reading

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Wait, so where do I buy….?

In an effort to keep up readership of my blog, I have been thinking for days on what to write about. I’m trying not to fall into my old habit of write-every-month, but I realized that my general insight comes … Continue reading

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Being a tourist in Morocco

So, I moved to Marrakesh. I know my posts lately have been sparse at best, but I suppose life got a little out of control. For one, I didn’t realize that moving myself, my motor, and my cat to basically … Continue reading

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The Big Holiday

Yesterday passed the Eid Al-Kabir, lit. Big Holiday, for the entire Arab world. The holiday comes two months after Ramadan ends, and it symbolizes the sacrifice that Ambraham was going to make for God. The story is mostly the same … Continue reading

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A session of Moroccan thanksgivings

I know that I am a week late (and hence, probably 7 dollars short) but my Mom crossed an ocean to visit me, which means that the blog writing had to take a hiatus. I fully plan to detail her … Continue reading

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Culinary adventures

One of the most interesting aspects of life after college is food. At school, I had a hot plate and a microwave, but a majority of my culinary activity was limited to Annie’s Mac & Cheese and Moroccan Mint Tea. … Continue reading

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