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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

Top things to do in Sfax's historic medina

6 min readPublished Nov 8, 2018

With few touristy sites, industrial Sfax usually falls off travellers’ radars, but its 1200-year-old medina – the smallest in Tunisia – has plenty of…

Sfax, Tunisia - September 3, 2015: The medieval fortification of Sfax surrounded by lush gardens with many colorful flowers, Tunisia.
Art and culture

Back to the past: staying overnight in Tunisia's best traditional dar hotels

5 min readPublished Jul 18, 2018

A stay in one of Tunisia's traditional dars is the best way to get up close to the cultural heritage of these historic houses, as well as the colour and…

Back to the past: staying overnight in Tunisia's best traditional dar hotels