Waking up under canvas in the middle of the Moroccan desert is an incredible feeling. In fact you could say it’s in-tents.
The chap and I finally got around to going on an adventure together. Not a work trip, just a proper holiday where we could both relax and enjoy spending time together. We took the late flight to Marrakech (we flew Royal Air Maroc and there must have been about 6 other people on the plane!) […]
I was the first to wake up in camp, so pulled on a pair of shorts & tiptoed out of my tent. There were still a couple of people curled up by the embers of last night’s fire, but most were zipped carefully inside their sequinned cocoons. I climbed to the top of the dunes […]
A few weeks ago I was contacted by officials from the Moroccan Tourism Board. The conversation went something like this: Them: Hello Rosie, we just wanted to tell you how much we enjoy your blog, especially your naughty brownie recipes! Me: Thankyou, that’s very kind of you. (Feeling a little bemused at this point.) Them: […]
I escaped the biblical rain in London and fled to the Greek isles for an autumnal escape.
There is nothing quite like a scent to send you right back to a moment. One smell can send you tumbling head over heels into a memory, bringing it all to life again. There’s a certain sort of makeup, a powder foundation, that will forever make me think of my grandma whenever I catch it […]
Marrakech isn’t all markets, busy streets and snake charmers you know. There are lush gardens and palaces to explore too. This one I want to take you to is a bit of a secret. Marrakech’s best kept secret, you could say. February in Morocco is a funny time. It can be very hot, it can […]
The once manic, shambolic, Marrakech airport I used to fly into back in the early days of this blog has gone. Eaten up by a huge, glass, marble and steel alien structure. No more hassling and bargaining from taxi drivers when you exit into the real world. It’s homogenised and a little sad. As you […]