Tag: tangier

  • TANGIER: Dar Nour Guesthouse

    TANGIER: Dar Nour Guesthouse

    After rockin’ the Kasbah to find it, I opened the door into the charming Dar Nour Guesthouse. The “House of Light” is actually five houses connected by passageways and flights of stairs leading to its seven guest rooms and the rooftop terraces that overlook the Bay of Tangier on one side and the city on…

  • TRAVELING SOLO [Tricks of the trade]

    TRAVELING SOLO [Tricks of the trade]

    I’m a woman and I travel the world. Alone. (With some occasional exceptions.) Alone, I’ve stayed in a stone cottage on top of a mountain in Tuscany, an 11th-century fort on an island off the coast of Brittany, an estancia in Argentina, and a riad in Tangier. Alone, I’ve shopped in chaotic flea markets in…

  • BEFORE YOU GO TIPS | Booking the trip

    BEFORE YOU GO TIPS | Booking the trip

    Before booking an international trip, there’s some research you can do to lay the foundation for success. This is a comprehensive list—I’m covering all bases. Take what you need from it.



    Tangier. My fave five. (You can get the mother lode of things to do in any guidebook—these are my personal favorites.) 1. LE SALON BLEU Rue de la Kasbah (entrance at 71 rue Amrah) From the rooftop terrace of Le Salon Bleu (photo at top) is the stunning view over the Strait of Gibraltar to…

  • TANGIER | Rockin’ the Kasbah

    TANGIER | Rockin’ the Kasbah

    I was in Spain, a mere hop, skip, and a jump from Tangier. That was a temptation I couldn’t resist. So I hopped the bus to Tarifa, skipped down to the port, and jumped onto the ferry, crossing the Strait of Gibraltar, to Africa.

  • STYLE MOMENT | Tangier

    STYLE MOMENT | Tangier

    “Tangier is one of the few places left in the world where, so long as you don’t proceed to robbery, violence, or some form of crude, antisocial behavior, you can do exactly what you want.” -William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) American novelist, essayist, social critic, and painter

  • TRAVEL TIPS | Three Weeks, One Carry-on Suitcase

    TRAVEL TIPS | Three Weeks, One Carry-on Suitcase

    Three weeks, one carry on suitcase and a tote bag. That’s how I roll. Don’t think you could ever possibly manage? Here’s how.