The Latest from Morocco

Dec 30 4:34pm
Rabat

Why Rabat?

by Brianna

In my previous post, I mentioned that the most popular questions I’ve received since being back in the states include “Where is Morocco?” and “Did you have to wear a scarf?” yet I must admit that this has only turned out to be partially true. Over the past three weeks of winter break, I’ve met wrinkled noses, upturned eyebrows, ear-to-ear grins, and the occasional pursed lip when individuals ask me their new most popular question: 

Why did you choose Morocco? Why Rabat?

 

Dec 20 9:42am
Rabat

Reflecting on Rabat: Re-Acclimating to Life in America

by Brianna

I reflect on my study abroad in Morocco and write about my transition back into life back home, telling others about my experiences and observing new aspects of American culture and society.

Dec 3 5:12am
Rabat

Sisters in Womanhood

by Brianna

One of the most beautiful aspects of life in Rabat is the silent uptake and support exchanged between women in everyday life. Here, I delve into the historical, religious, cultural perspectives and discuss my experiences as a woman in Moroccan society.

Dec 1 5:01pm
Rabat

Thanksgiving À La Español: Observations in Madrid

by Brianna

Thanksgiving in Spain - what a surprise! You won't believe what I observed in Madrid after having been in Rabat, it truly opened my eyes to previously unexplored aspects of culture and society.

Nov 14 7:45am
Rabat

Kuli!: My Three-Course Plan to Switching up Meals in Morocco

by Brianna

Let's face it: food is central to everything we do. 

It's a social activity that brings us joy and nourishment, and is often the best way for us to learn about other cultures and traditions. I grew up as an adventurous foodie and have always loved trying different types of cuisines. All kinds of delicious scents wafted through my childhood home, and whether it was Indian or Puerto Rican food for dinner, I always looked forward to trying a new cuisine every couple of days.