A Moroccan Dream

  The smell of freshly baked bread and the melodic sounds of Quran verses were my morning alarm this summer. Looking outside of the window of my room in Rabat, my sleepy eyes faced the warm smile of my neighbour Khadija preparing msemen (Moroccan pancake).......

Against the waves

I remember one day ,during my project in Turkey, we organized a trip to a city called YUMURTALIK. We went there to see an old castle called AYAS , which was very popular in the region. We have heard many stories about it, that it......

All those who wander, learn

Have you ever gone through an experience so complex and impactful that your words never seem to do it justice? After I returned to Canada, I struggled to answer questions like “What was the best part of Morocco?” or “What are Moroccan people like?” Two......

An Arab in Indonesia

  When I first arrived in Indonesia, I was extremely curious to discover the culture. But while meeting Indonesian people, I was surprised to find out how curious they were about my culture too. Be it the Quran, or my origins, or the language I......

Good friends, and troubled times

I arrived to Tunisia on Saturday June 27th at 10:30 in the morning: two days only after the terrorist attack.   Two representative from Aiesec Bardo were waiting for me in the Airport. I changed some euros and acquired a Tunisian phone number.  First thing......

Happy Graveyard

  Since the beginning of time, many civilizations looked at death with different eyes. Most of those eyes saw death as a tragic sad thing, an event that was the source of a thousand tears and heartbreaks; However, for the people of Maramureș, that’s not......

Kids sharing the same dream

Date : The 5th of July 2015 Place : Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province in North China. It was a very special day. On that day, the sky was different. On that day, the sky was blue. This might seem a little weird to......

Leaving my disability

See, like everybody else, when I heard the word ‘disability’ what came to mind was a wheelchair, crutches or maybe a walking stick. My own disability was my comfort zone, and from the moment I started working with disabled kids, I knew It was time......

My 20 impressions of Morocco (Part I)

Sitting in my comfy bed at home, hiding from the (so missed) rain and looking at photos from the past one month and a half, I am starting to realise how different everything that I experienced was. As I said before, me and my dear......

MY 20 IMPRESSIONS OF MOROCCO (PART II)

  8. I met a lot of people who don’t drink, don’t smoke, don’t have sex until marriage. Alcohol is very expensive, but             weed is common and  they say it has a good quality (which is why many people spend......

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