“I really miss joking….and having people answer my questions…and people not cringing when you try to hug them. There are a lot of things I love about Taiwan but I really miss expressiveness and touch-feely-ness. Direct answers. Sometimes it makes me feel so lonely.” – Nina Bo Bena
I was sitting on the rocks on the edge of the Moroccan coastal city of Essaouira just waiting for the nightly show – another stunning sunset. The only thing missing from this blissful picture was an ice cold beer. But Morocco is a Muslim country and finding alcohol proved to … Read more
Exotic Morocco has been near the top of my bucket list for at least 15 years. I actually purchased my first Lonely Planet Guide to Morocco way back in 2003. Shortly after, the second Gulf War broke out and made travel to a Muslim country seem unwise so I never … Read more
Sitting at Cafe de France on the main pedestrian avenue in the Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira, I try to wrap my mind around all I’ve seen and done in the past few weeks in this fascinating country. My friends have gone home and my time is my own, free … Read more
I woke up this morning and couldn’t figure out where I live!
I knew where I was – in my temporary bedroom in a beautiful seafront Georgian apartment in Worthing, England. But I couldn’t quite remember where I actually LIVE. Where my stuff is. My mind ran through the possibilities … Read more
I woke up early on a recent Saturday morning, head pounding and stomach churning. The dreaded “UK Flu” had been making an appearance every few days and it seemed today was its day. I looked at my pile of “stuff” in the corner of my temporary bedroom and was filled … Read more