If you’re in need of a little inspiration to finish 2020 strong (or at all), here are 7 unstoppable Arab women who are achieving incredible things in their industries, which range from media, art, food and fashion to science, journalism, politics the humanitarian sector.
Ras al Hanout at its core is an incredibly complex and aromatic blend of spices. Across the Middle East and North Africa, blends such as za’atar, dukkah, chermoula and zhug are widely used in cooking, helping to create distinctive flavour profiles that enhance ingredients from aubergines, okra, chickpeas, to fresh sea trout and lamb.
In Yemen, the catastrophic impact of the war, a disastrous blockade preventing humanitarian relief from entering the country, multiple outbreaks of cholera and now Covid-19 have created a humanitarian disaster on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula.
Argan Oil – known as Liquid Gold of Morocco – is produced from the kernels of the Argan tree, which grows in the southwest of Morocco. Argan Oil that has been used as a natural antioxidant for centuries by the Berber people of Southern Morocco and the Sahara. In this post, we share 8 reasons why pure Argan Oil is amazing for your body, your self-care routine and the planet!
The Middle East has been heavily stereotyped and romanticised over the years. Stories of conflict, violence and religious extremism have bombarded the western media in recent decades, shaping a narrow view of the Middle East and its people. The following list contains 8 incredible places that shatter the traditional stereotypes and showcase the remarkable diversity of the Middle East.
Increasing your vocabulary is one of the most important things you can do when learning any language. But it can often feel overwhelming when there are SO many words to learn – how do you know where to start!? This list will give you 7 hints and tips to help you expand your vocabulary in a quick, efficient and – most importantly – sustainable way.
Throughout its rich history of trade, migration and empire, the East African coast – from Eritrea in the north to Mozambique in the south – has developed a unique cultural, religious and demographic identity that makes it distinct from the rest of the African continent.
Instagram is the perfect place to go for travel inspiration, but we often tend to follow fellow travellers from our own country or region as opposed to local people, who usually have much greater insight into the best places to go and show a more nuanced view of the local culture. Follow these 7 Instagrammers who share beautiful photographs and local perspectives on the countries where they live and document their adventures.
These 10 foodies are creating delectable dishes from Gaza to London to California. On this list you’ll find a mixture of famous best-selling authors and lesser-known, creative, sometimes part-time cooks. Follow them on social media for recipe inspiration, cooking classes and a unique insight into Palestinian cultural heritage.
The term ‘cultural awareness’ is thrown around a lot these days, but what does it really mean and why does it matter for travellers? We’ve put together this list of 5 things you can do before and during your travels to increase your cultural awareness, so that you can reduce your footprint as a traveller and enjoy deeper and more meaningful experiences.