Posts Tagged ‘Morocco’

“Quest for the Kasbah” by Richard Bangs

I haven’t yet made it to north Africa, so when the chance came to read Richard Bangs’ Quest for the Kasbah, I snapped it up. Richard tries to take us with him through a narrative of several visits to Morocco. He also makes a few philosophical detours to connect his growing understanding of the kasbah with modern, western life.

The book is a tie-in to a new American TV show called “Adventures with Purpose” and, specifically, an episode called Morocco: Quest for the Kasbah which is also hosted by Richard Bangs. The advertising copy makes great claims for the author; how have I never heard of this “renowned explorer” and “the world’s foremost adventurer”? It must be something to do with the lack of PBS shows in New Zealand because he’s produced several TV documentaries and thirteen other books.

Planet Nomad

Late last year, Elizabeth Jones moved to Morocco with her husband and three kids. Her blog is an engaging account of expat life in Northern Africa.

Travelling Slow with Mozart: Interview with Jeanne from SoulTravelers3 (Part 2)

Mozart in Nazare, Portugal This is the second part of an interview with Jeanne from SoulTravelers3. Read the first part here. What are some of the challenges of travelling with a kid? It is really best to travel slow with a kid or as a family, so some would call that a challenge, although we [...]

Travelling Slow with Mozart: Interview with Jeanne from SoulTravelers3 (Part 1)

Plenty of parents take their kids travelling. But how many parents go into early retirement, sell their home, and head out with their young child to travel the world, slowly and for as long as they can?

That’s precisely what Jeanne and her husband are doing with their daughter Mozart (her internet nickname). Since the middle of 2006, they have been travelling through Europe and northern Africa – with no end in sight.

My Marrakesh

A beautifully photographed blog about Marrakesh. Maryam is a human right and democracy specialist, a freelance writer and textile lover who lives in Marrakesh with her husband, two kids and nine peacocks.


Nathan Richards is the charming host of Ubertramp. He is currently on the road in Morocco. (Interview with Nathan Richards )

To Morocco for a Penny

If you could fly to Morocco for a penny, would you book a holiday right now?

Nathan Richards, a self-diagnosed sufferer of CBD (Compulsive Backpacking Disorder), did.True to form, Nathan took the opportunity to travel to Morocco at a bargain price. Together with his girlfriend Lauren, he has been trekking around Morocco since early September.

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