By

Kevin Dyck

Berber Culture in Tunisia

The Berber culture in Tunisia is said to be the oldest culture in the region. The roots and tradition are some of the most ancient and still practiced today. In 2011, Tunisia held the inauguration...
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port in gabes

Gafsa and Gabes – Two Historic Cities in Southern Tunisia

There are numerous historic cities in Tunisia which hosts attractions such as ancient Roman ruins, amphitheaters, aqueducts, basilicas, mosques, temples, baths, etc. Those historic sites are must-see and are included in our popular Best of...
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Obi Wan Kenobi's house in Ajim

Family Travel to Djerba Island in Tunisia

In the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, a small unearthly world exists on the majestic Island of Djerba in Southern Tunisia. The views are gently mixed with the soft light of the white sands. Endless...
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Essaouira Port

Coastal Essaouira in Morocco

Coastal Essaouira…this could very well be one of my favourite places when my family lived in Morocco. The ‘artsy’ town of Essaouira has enough natural beauty and Eastern world mystery to make it a tourist...
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Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen – The Blue City of Morocco

Since we live right in the ancient Fes medina, my idea of a holiday most often doesn’t include visiting other medinas here in North Africa. The cacophony of market vendors calling out the day’s carrot...
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Tajines in Morocco

Street Food in Morocco

Food is important.  Around the globe people take great pains to prepare it, serve it and gather around it.  Traditional cultures everywhere often share food as a gesture of hospitality, relationship and invitation into their...
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Vegetable tagine

Tips for Vegetarian Travelers to Morocco

Morocco is world famous for their cuisine. Moroccan couscous and tajines are some of the best dishes in the country. Often these dishes are served with meat, but if you are a vegetarian, there are...
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el oued sahara

Top Sites in Touggourt and El Oued, Algeria

The city of Touggourt is one of the largest in the Saharan region. Built next to an oasis in the desert, the city has a population of almost 40.000. The lands around Touggourt are extremely...
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zagora desert campsite

Experience the Sahara in Zagora, Morocco

Zagora is located in the south-east part of the Kingdom of Morocco surrounded by the palm groves of the Draa Valley. The city extends over 23.000 square kilometers. With its strategic position, Zagora is the...
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Ourika Valley

Explore the Ourika Valley in Morocco

The Ourika Valley is located at the lowest part of the Atlas Mountains approximately 45 kilometers away from Marrakech. It is a place of extraordinary beauty and is famous among locals for its serenity. It...
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Annaba

Explore Historic Annaba, Algeria

Annaba is a Mediterranean town and port located in northern-east in Algeria. It lies near the mouth of the Wadi Seybouse, close to the Tunisian border. Its location is on a natural harbor (Annaba Gulf)...
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Arc de Caracalla

Tebessa, Algeria: Sites to Visit in This Historic City

Tebessa or ‘Theveste‘ in Latin is a city located in northeastern Algeria. The city was used as a station post by the Carthaginians in the 7th century BC and it continued to be an important...
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