Wandering the globe, we’ve discovered unlikely artists creating perfect cups of coffee in Kyoto, and devoted masters fabricating papier-mâché puppets in Barcelona. For the third installment in our series, we present “An Artisan In Marrakech.” A few years ago, a couple American expatriates named Sam and Caitlin arrived in Morocco and found that there were legions […]
Watch our family chase the myth of the “Perfect Moment” deep into the Sahara Desert.What we actually discovered out there was the meaning of “irony.” Once we arrived at our overnight camp in the desert, and darkness forced our cameras to stop rolling, the ephemeral “Perfect Moment” was quickly shaken off. It was replaced by […]
We spent a fair amount of time in Morocco trying to wrap our heads around this question. At first, we understood a kasbah to be another word for “fortress,” and in some ways that’s true. But often entire towns are considered kasbahs and sometimes just a single building is. Every Moroccan village has a kasbah where either […]
When you’re wandering the world, you never know who you’re going to meet.
Life in the Muslim world just sounds different than it does back home. Give a listen.
From the moment we thought about the trip, we imagined crossing the Straits of Gibraltar to be this grand romantic moment — moving from one continent to another across the sea. But the more we read about the logistics of actually schlepping to the boat, getting tickets, the horror stories about the buses and taxis […]