Simple tips to make your rug purchase a good one. How your carpet can become a beautiful vintage family piece.
When Jamal from Souk it Up showed me his recently discovered Boujaad rug, I immediately noticed this was not just any Boujaad rug. There was a story to it!
The lifestyle experience and luxury travel event PURE is in town and I’m having a week filled with business meetings. Professionals that really know what it is to create experiences in stead of tours. People that spend time and energy in bespoke packages.
So I felt very honoured when one of them asked me what riads i liked…
When it comes to adding Moroccan handmade to any design I deeply honour
"conscious buying and slow design"
A quote used by Author of Lagom: Not Too Little, Not Too Much: The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced Happy Life, Niki Brantmark that I've always lived by.
Moroccan rugs and sizes…as with many things in life ( and about the rugs I can be sure ;) ) size is not the determinating factor. Style and attitude is…have a look!
Moving blogging platform, being selected as the only African blog at Amara, Marrakech summers can be quiet sizzling…
Sometimes you need to move until you know you have found the right place. And most important, you need to give yourself time to do just that; finding a space that is perfect for you!
Being invited to the Harem, not an everyday event I must say! But 'Yes, please' was my answer. After all, this was not the average harem we were talking about!
And so I left on an early morning, a morning that kept a promise of a hot hot day…
Stories about people being ripped off while shopping in the souks! It happens...
How come we let it happen to us?
In this article, I'll be looking into how preparing for a fun souk experience.
Before you come to Morocco, and once you're here. MAKE SURE IT FEELS LIKE FUN!
“What’s your name?” The Shop assistant asked her.
I could read her thoughts, thinking this had nothing to do with her wanting to know the price of that pompon blanket.
We love beautiful places that reflect a raw and unrefined beauty. Saturated with pure materials and old traditions in craftsmanship. Places that have a clear vision and manage to capture this vision in their Instagram account.
Shopping in Morocco. If it’s your first time in the Arabic culture, this might be …a nightmare? I remember my first times, trying to get good deals on cement tiles that I would have to transport to Europe.