Cooking Moroccan Chicken Pastilla/Bastila: Food Inspired By My Life In Morocco (Recipe)

As an American who lived in Morocco for two years, I definitely garnered an appreciation for Moroccan food! Of course, I enjoyed the bread, desserts, tagines but I fell in love with one dish, in particular, Moroccan Chicken Pastilla! Moroccan pastilla is a pie type dish layered with sweet and savory flavors. When I first tried this dish, I could not pinpoint the ingredients because they melted so well together. A year into living in Morocco, I learned how to make this dish, I was surprised to learn about the different intricacies that go into making Moroccan pastilla.…


Traveling Abroad as a Black Woman

  In today’s post, I am going to share 7 Surprising Things About Traveling Abroad as a Black Women.  For some of the experiences I share, I am still a little shocked at the fact that these things have happened to me or my family members. Like all of my travel related posts and videos, my hope is to shed light on my experiences in an effort to inspire others to travel and live a bold life. Despite all that I say, please get out into the world and travel. Especially as a black woman…

Gozie and I love traveling together. Because we have precautions in place, we feel safer.


Here is a quick update on what happened this past week and weekend that has made me feel so loved and grateful.  I feel like every year I owe myself some sort obligatory birthday post.  Not just to gloat about myself or talk about how far I have come, but to honestly say thank you to all of the people that made an effort to make this time special for me. My actual birthday was spent here in Morocco with my husband and I had all of my favorite things present.  There was good food, fun, and we…


Our Amazing Trip To Fez, Morocco

  We recently got back from our wonderful trip to Fez, Morocco.  While exploring Fez, I decided to take some footage of what we saw so that I could document our journey for us to look back on in the future, and of course to share with family and friends. The Train Ride to Fez We took a train ride to Fez that lasted for about four hours.  At first, the train ride was really nice because we got to see so much beautiful scenery.  The train itself was climate controlled which was great because that…

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