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 […]
Travelers to Sfax often describe its walled city as the most authentic medina in Tunisia. Indeed, it’s easy to understand why as the Sfax medina has been mostly untouched by tourism. It continues to play an important role in everyday life for locals, as it has for centuries.
If you’re the kind of traveler who likes […]
Are you looking for smaller sites to add to your Tunisia itinerary that are accessible and worthy of your time? One of my favorite places that fits this bill is Takrouna. This ancient Berber village outside of Sousse is perched on a hilltop surrounded by neatly cultivated olive groves. Takrouna offers wonderful views of the […]
Coffee in Tunisia has become an important part of the culture, like in many other parts of the world. You could even say coffee has taken on a culture of its own since Tunisians drink it in a variety of ways and social contexts throughout their day. As you prepare for your travels […]
If you’re traveling to the Middle East or North Africa, your trip is bound to be memorable. It’s a region home to breathtaking sites: the pyramids, Petra, and amazing Roman ruins. Beautiful coastlines, sweeping desert landscapes, and rugged mountain scenes. Ancient history, fascinating traditions, bustling souqs, and delicious food. You will remember it, […]
Is Tunisia safe in 2019? If you’re considering traveling to Tunisia, the safety question may be one you’re asking. As a travel company, this question is absolutely important, and we frequently evaluate it. We also understand it’s a crucial question for travelers to get a fair answer to. In this post I’m going […]
Are you planning a trip to Tunisia and wonder what’s culturally appropriate to wear and comfortable for the season? These are great questions to consider, especially if you’re planning to do any travel outside of the resorts! Read on to find out what to wear while traveling in Tunisia.
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Chenini is one of a few Berber villages in Tunisia where the residents live in traditional cave-like homes. As a village, it’s stunning to see and fascinating to experience. The Berbers’ tradition of building cave-like homes is a centuries-old method that is an important part of Tunisia’s cultural heritage.
Cultural heritage in villages like Chenini is […]