Exactly four years ago, I was volunteering in Morocco, surrounded by a group of ridiculously inspirational people and seeing this happy little face every day. I still think about baby Sawaya a lot and wonder if she found a new home with adoptive parents who love her as much as she deserves. You need… Read More Four Years Ago Today: How Volunteering Abroad Changed My Life
It all started off so well. I was preparing for a volunteering trip to Rabat, Morocco when my volunteer coordinator introduced me to the other people signed up to the programme. Several of us immediately hit it off and planned a two-day trip to nearby Marrakech during our first weekend off. After my previous trip… Read More Marrakech – What Went Wrong?
Rabat, capital of Morocco, home to 1.8 million people – how could such a place logically be described as a ‘hidden gem’ of this north African country? But the fact remains that it is a place often overlooked by tourists in favour of the more glamorous Casablanca, the more ‘authentic’ Marrakesh and the more chilled… Read More Five Reasons Rabat Should Be On Your Radar