Letters from Baghdad: The female Lawrence of Arabia that the history books ignored

Any student or observer of the Middle East has likely heard of a young man named T.E. Lawrence, whose integration into the tribes of Arabia in the early 20th century helped shape the current reality of this turbulent region. His famous work, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, has become essential reading for anyone interested in the Middle … Continue reading Letters from Baghdad: The female Lawrence of Arabia that the history books ignored

Top 10 things to do in Morocco

Morocco’s tourist trail is certainly well trodden. Nevertheless, for the more cultured or adventurous traveller, Morocco is absolutely not to be missed. Whether you’re an adventure seeker or looking for a more relaxed break, these top ten experiences ought not to be missed: