There’s no doubt about it, the English language isn’t one of the sexiest-sounding in the world. Take any English dialect from the USA to New Zealand (and all of them in between): not one of them is quite as graceful on our ears as the sultry sounds of French or the exotic intonation of Italian –…
‘Her husband is Muslim, she has to be careful’. This was the statement that my very-sweet (but misinformed), best Latina friend had made. To me. About him. I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry.
Dusty hills surrounded by lush, green flora; sandy-coloured wheat pastures thriving on the steep mountain face and crisp breezes of high-altitude fresh air in our lungs: an invigorating start on our trip to discover the wonders of the Moche Valley.
Morocco: over 4 million people live on less than £2 a day but ‘enjoy’ up to 350 days of sunshine per year. The connection between these two statistics would appear tenuous at best, if not for the North-African nation’s recent construction of the world’s largest concentrated solar plant.
Arequipa: a place bursting at the seams with culture and steeped in such awe-inspiring history that it’s impossible not to be impressed. The city touched my heart with its soul and charisma, earning its place (in my opinion) as one of the most interesting destinations in Peru.