Exotic Brunch At Berber And Q

Berber And Q is a name you will have seen in the (endless) lists of best new openings in 2015, and with good reason, this East London arrival takes Middle Eastern cuisine a long way away from the late night Kebab stop. Set in the arches of a railway bridge this Middle Eastern fusion restaurant…

A Day In Casablanca At Hassan II Mosque

How To Spend A Day In Casablanca Casablanca may be known for the classic film and it’s Art Deco architecture, but it’s a newer attraction that drew us to the city on this occasion for a day in Casablanca. The Hassan II Mosque is the biggest in Morroco and one of the largest in the…

Experience Fez

We arrived in Fez expecting, like cliche western tourists, to find a third world city. Reports from friends and guidebooks describing Fez as “traditional” “rustic” or “less developed” prove false. In general Fez appears as progressive as the city of Rabat which stole its capital title. The train station of Fez is modern, it even…

The International Foodie In… The Evening Standard

Last month, fresh from my second trip to Morocco I spoke to Phoebe Luckhurst about Morocco and why it’s “the new Ibiza”. You can read Phoebe’s article “Mad For Riads” here: Evening Standard And my previous musings on Morocco… The Frugal Foodie: Street Food In Rabat, Morocco Madness in Marrakesh A Taste Of Morocco

Street Food In Rabat, Morocco

Should You Eat Street Food In Rabat? Yes, Here’s Why. The medina of Rabat is a far cry from the souks of crowded Marrakech and the perfect place to find street food in Rabat. The lesser-known capital has barely a tourist in sight, and the shopkeepers, rather than hassling you, are almost dismissive.   This…

A Day Trip To The Atlas Mountains

We drive on a desert road, the bustling alleyways of Marrakesh behind us and Morocco’s snow capped Atlas mountains looming ahead. We pass both donkeys and cars as we make our way toward the mountains.  The donkeys, our guide informs us, have right of way.  We are heading to the Birba villages three hours out of Morocco by car with…