the roman city of volubilis

Located near Meknès between the cities of Fez and Rabat lies an impressive UNESCO-listed site - the Roman city of Volubilis. The city was...

on the edge of the sahara in merzouga

When one hears the name "Sahara" it conjures images of a past full of bedouins, explorers, caravans and local peoples vying for the scarce...

dubai’s burj khalifa: the world’s tallest structure [video]

In this video blog, JT reports from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, atop the supertall skyscraper Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest structure in the world...

have you ever been to egypt?

This week's events in Egypt were truly historic, and brought to life in real time the expression "the revolution will be televised."  Now that...

saudi arabia to build the worlds largest tower in jeddah, twice as tall as...

Move over Dubai and Burj Khalifa – your height is soon to be surpassed.  It was announced yesterday that Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding Co....

four things you didn’t know about iraqi kurdistan

On my first foray into Iraq, I decided to start with the northern region known as Iraqi Kurdistan. The Kurdistan Region, as it is...

an espresso in marrakech and the randomness of birth

As I sat in one of the many cafés to be found near the central Jamaa el Fna square in Marrakech, I watched...

the city of meknès and the bab mansour el-aleuj gate

On the road from Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco, I traveled a few hours by minibus to the town of Meknès. Located between...

between a café and a café, there is another café

A dear Moroccan friend recently responded to my love of lattes and my Moroccan quest for a café with a common Moroccan expression that...

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