Kaak warka is one of Tunisia’s flavorful halu arbi, traditional bite-size pastries often served at special occasions. Simple in appearance yet packed with flavor, kaak warka has long been my favorite of the halu arbi. So on a recent visit to Zaghouan, the unofficial capital of kaak warka, I was eager […]
Want to explore ancient Roman ruins, shop lively souks perfumed with spices, visit an iconic movie set, and ride a camel into the Sahara sunset — all within a day’s drive? Look no further than Tunisia. Its relatively small size, abundance of cultural and historical sites, natural beauty and friendly locals make it an ideal […]
The Magon Circuit is helping to put Tunisia’s wine region on the map for travelers seeking an itinerary that highlights history and culture. Here are 4 reasons to consider visiting a winery during your travels in Tunisia.
Learn About History in Tunisia’s Wine Region
Winemaking is an interesting part of Tunisia’s past. Nearly 2,500 years ago, the […]
If you’re the kind of traveler who likes to get off the beaten path to find hidden gems that are popular with locals but remain largely unknown to tourists, you should definitely make the hot springs of Korbous part of your Tunisia itinerary. Not far off the main highway that heads out of Tunis, but far […]
Food is an amazing way to connect with a culture. There is inevitably an exchange that takes place: Travelers discover tasty new foods for the first time, and those who cooked them are honored to see guests enjoy the cuisine so connected with their country. Tunisia, with its long history of Mediterranean culinary influences, […]
Saunas in Finland, bastus in Sweden, banyas in Russia, hammams in Tunisia. The names and methods are different, but the essentials are the same: Water, steam, and sweat. Hammams (translated as “Turkish baths” in English) play an important role in Tunisia’s past and present culture. They were introduced […]
I recently took a photo walk through Sfax’s old city. We think the richness of Tunisia’s culture and inviting people may be the greatest untapped resource for its tourism market.
Follow me through Sfax’s old medina and fresh fruit and fish markets!