Chaouen street

A Feeling of Toska in Chefchaouen

Landscapes have a funny way of evoking emotions in the people who traverse them. According to The Book of Human Emotions, the Russian word toska is one such phenomenon. Toska is…

A stray near the beach in Tangier

The Strays of Tangier

It all started on our third day in Tangier when we went on a scavenger hunt into the Medina. To escape the stress of the hunt, I spotted a pet…

Marrakech souk

A Pharmacy in Marrakech

“I’m different,” Ayub insisted. “I’m not about money; I’m about experience.”

Douaa Imran

The Campus Coordinator

And there I was, an American girl taking my first steps out of the Tangier Ibn Battouta International Airport and into Africa. Around me, I saw crowds of people I…

Ittihad Riadi Tanger Soccer Game

Flares and Fights

Our bus zigzagged in and out of traffic, as we sped toward the game like we were some sort of VIP deserving of special treatment. There were two police motorcyclists…

Steven Heiblim

The Hermit Crab of Café Champs-Élysées

“It has a certain mystery about it,” Steven Heiblim answered cryptically, legs crossed when asked why he traveled to the city of Tangier during his younger years. Steven was wearing…