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Art and culture

Exploring the Berber towns and culture of Tunisia

8 min readPublished Feb 19, 2019

Tunisia's Berber community was largely ignored and silenced during the long years before the ouster of former president Ben Ali, but since the 2011…

Stacked Ghorfas (a Berber term used to describe a vaulted room used for storing grain) at a complex in Medenine.
Food and drink

Seven typical Tunisian dishes you must try

5 min readPublished Jan 4, 2019

Tunisians love to eat, but not as much as they love to feed their guests. If you're invited to a Tunisian home for dinner, you'll be regaled with a…

Makroudh, traditional Tunisian sweets, mainly made of durum wheat samolina, olive oil, dates, then deep fried in oil and soaked in honey syrup.
Food and drink

Tempting gastronomic experiences to put Tunisia on your foodie map

7 min readPublished Oct 19, 2018

Tunisia, ribboned by a thousand kilometres of prime Mediterranean coastline and blessed with a sun-drenched interior, might not be the first place that…

Selling fruit at the market, Hammamet, Tunisia
Food and drink

Five best day trips from Tunis

8 min readPublished Aug 28, 2018

Tunis itself has all the charm you need for a short break, but if you’re staying longer, the city makes a great base for exploring the north and central…

The archaeological site of Thugga/Dougga is located in the North-west region of Tunisia, perched on the summit of a hill at an altitude of 571 m, dominating the fertile valley of Oued Khalled. The impressive ruins give an idea of the resources of a Romanised Numidian town.
Beaches

Seven reasons why now is the time to return to Tunisia

7 min readPublished Jul 2, 2018

As the mercury soars and the beach resorts fill up along the coasts of the Mediterranean, there’s one place where you can still stake out your own patch…

Seven reasons why now is the time to return to Tunisia