Morocco: Getting Around (Transportation)

Transportation is a big deal to the traveler who is navigating across time and space, and I love analyzing a country’s modes of transport when I go abroad. Here, a look at getting around Morocco: Airline-Royal Air Maroc: Morocco’s national airline is Royal Air Maroc.  I booked our aller-retour tickets to Casablanca’s Mohammed V Airport … More Morocco: Getting Around (Transportation)

Slower than a Snail, but Moving Forward All the Same: Saudi Women’s Rights

It’s not easy being a woman, period, in the Middle East, but in Saudi Arabia being a woman takes on a whole new meaning. Their infamous lack of rights-from not being able to drive to not being able to vote (recently ‘amended’) to not even being able to go out or travel by one’s self … More Slower than a Snail, but Moving Forward All the Same: Saudi Women’s Rights

Grab Your Parasol, ‘Cause it Might Rain in Europe’s Banlieus

From the Tunisienne Faculte Facebook page “A burka?! You’re going to take that off for me right now!” “Uh, by the way, you do know that you’re talking to an umbrella…” The above bande dessinee was found shared on the Facebook page “Tunisienne Faculte,” which is actually a treasure trove of political cartoons and inspirational images if … More Grab Your Parasol, ‘Cause it Might Rain in Europe’s Banlieus

Grab Your Parasol, ‘Cause it might Rain in Europe’s Banlieus

From Tunisienne Faculte Facebook page “A burka?! You’re going to take that off for me right now!” “Uh, by the way, you do know that you’re talking to an umbrella…” The above bande dessinee was found shared on the Facebook page “Tunisienne Faculte,” which is actually a treasure trove of political cartoons and inspirational images if … More Grab Your Parasol, ‘Cause it might Rain in Europe’s Banlieus

Hello, I Shall Seduce you with My General Womanliness

Books are not particularly sexy. A person’s eyes can be seductive, depending on the person. And wearing a headscarf and a bulky full-length coat? In general, not very sexy at all. According to the Saudi  Commitee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (also known as the morality police), women with attractive eyes … More Hello, I Shall Seduce you with My General Womanliness