The Latest from Morocco

Sep 9 4:17am
Rabat

Living in my Discomfort Zone

by Brianna

Our orientation in Meknès was full of exciting and enriching events, and I experienced my first wave of culture shock as I ventured outside of my comfort zone.

Aug 25 11:41am
Rabat

Yalla (Let’s go)!

by Brianna

Even though I'm nervous about leaving family, there's so much more to be excited about with my upcoming adventures in Morocco!

Jul 18 4:15pm
Rabat

IES Abroad 2018-19 Correspondent of the Year Interview

by Katya

IES Abroad: Tell us a bit about yourself and your study abroad blog.

Katya Schwenk (KS): I grew up in Vermont and Massachusetts, and am now living in D.C., where I'm a senior at Georgetown University. At Georgetown, I've studied government, creative writing, Arabic, and Spanish; outside of that, though, I'm a writer and reporter, focusing on longform journalism. Other interests of mine include the mountains, radio, and distance running.

Jun 8 2:48am
Rabat

What Remains: Discovering the Traces of Jewish Life in Morocco

by Sarah

What is it like to be Jewish in an Arab country where the memory of Judaism is everywhere—and the Jews themselves are mostly gone?

Jun 5 4:46pm
Rabat

A Day in the Life

by Sarah

The last routine day in Rabat