Driving Forces at TEDx Marrakesh

I recently spent a weekend filled with inspiring talk by fascinating people.  Oh and good food and wine over interesting conversations.  All at TEDx Marrakesh, one of my favourite events in Marrakech, at Riad El Fenn. Co-hosted by Vanessa Branson and Andrea Kolb, this event always promises an exciting and diverse line-up.  And this year … Continue reading

That back-to-school feeling

Sunset in Essaouira Morocco Copyright Mandy Sinclair

Remember that feeling of tiredness the first few weeks of a new semester caused by waking up early, focusing on new subjects, readjusting to a routine? Well that’s how I’ve been feeling since finally accepting that summer is over and I must focus my energy on things like a day job. You see it was … Continue reading

Top tips for dining in Marrakech

When it comes to restaurants, I’m always up for trying something new.  But often the restaurant scene here in Marrakech fails to live up to my expectations.  Either it’s a repeat of what already exists, it’s too expensive, service is horrible or it just doesn’t live up to the hype.  And sometimes it’s all of … Continue reading

Ah September

Whereas I used to dread September (I was a public employee in a university), I now love it. Cooler temperatures are on the way.  The months of +45’C temperatures are coming to an end.  And that means that it’s once again possible to  walk and be productive rather than a sloth in front of the … Continue reading