Year Abroad in Rabat Part 5. Tangier & Tarifa

Tangier, 2018 (including pictures of the Hotel Mamora). Tarifa, 2018. Short Travel Diary: Tangier & Tarifa  My second trip, whilst in Morocco, took place in April, and it was a bit longer than the previous one. I left for Tangier from Rabat by bus, and as soon as I arrived on the afternoon, I checked… Continue reading Year Abroad in Rabat Part 5. Tangier & Tarifa

Year Abroad in Rabat Part 3. My Rigid & Structured Self

I’m a person who struggles with change. In particular, the change whose outcome I can't predict or foresee. It frustrates me a lot not knowing where I'm going, or what I'm doing with enough time to plan and prepare ahead. I’m an excessively structured person, very task-oriented. I’m all about rules, lists, agendas and schedules.… Continue reading Year Abroad in Rabat Part 3. My Rigid & Structured Self

Year Abroad in Rabat: Part 2. Very Mixed & Clashing Feelings

“It is weird being back at Sussex Uni/in England.” “Yes, I spent a year in Morocco.” “I was studying in the capital, Rabat.” “I loved being there, I really miss my flatmate, also the food.” “I really enjoyed the university I was in, it was a nice change.” These have been my conversation starters for… Continue reading Year Abroad in Rabat: Part 2. Very Mixed & Clashing Feelings

Year Abroad in Rabat: Part 1. A Less Familiar & Certain Place

After clicking "Publish" on WordPress, sharing this, the first post of a 5-part blog series, I'm very relieved. I should have done it a long time ago, yet various issues got in the way. Now, it is something less to worry about from my hectic to-do list. Yes, life has been stressful for the last few… Continue reading Year Abroad in Rabat: Part 1. A Less Familiar & Certain Place

Mind, Health, Vulnerability & Me

When I was a child, I learnt to be many things. Strong was one of them. My life wasn’t easy, and it didn’t get much better as I grew up. I had to develop a thick skin to survive in a country in where people like me weren’t accepted or/and were always singled out, because… Continue reading Mind, Health, Vulnerability & Me