Djerbahood Street Art of Djerba Island Tunisia

Djerbahood. What is it? It is street art and world famous and is found in a little town called Er-Riadh. We hire a taxi and he takes us through the back lanes. Here is just some of it. There is much more, and also amazing stores full of artists and art too.   Check […]

El Ghriba Synagogue and Er-Riadh happy snaps

This is a pictorial blog. We visit the little town of Er-Riadh on Djerba Island in Tunisia. Here we first visit El Ghriba Synagogue. The Jewish Synagogue was bombed a few years ago, so there is a security checkpoint on entering. So recent history includes that on April 11, 2002, a truck full of explosives was detonated close to the […]

Djerba is the place to shop in Tunisia

Come Shop In Tunisia. Djerba is a town on an island in the south of Tunisia. And the postage is very reasonable. We sent back to Australia a 10 kg parcel for about $120 AU – it may have been a little more or a little less, but it was very reasonable. Thanks to the […]

Monastir Tunisia Medina Marina Markets and More

Regency Hotel and Spa is where we have been staying the past few days, and one of the lovely animation team led five of the guests (which included us) for a guided tour of the small city of Monastir. It was a hot day, so we were glad it was only about a 10-minute walk […]

Tastes Sights and Aromas of Barcelona

As a world traveling Mum and son duo, we love to see and experience as much as we can of local life and culture. Even when we are in a city, we try to not just be tourists, but to be travelers. To meet and experience life the way the locals do. Not to just […]

Chichinango Markets Guatemala

Chichinango Markets Guatemala and where to find a bargain Chichinango markets are by far the most famous markets in Guatemala and are open only on Thursdays and Sundays.   To get there, you can take a bus or private shuttle from Antigua.  This shuttle stops at a cute mountains-side café for a morning hot chocolate or […]

Visiting Tarabuco Market Town in Bolivia

We are up early this Sunday having booked a bus to Tarabuco – an area 2 hours from Sucre and famous as a market town in Bolivia. The Eventful Bus Ride Passengers We had a bit of an eventful bus trip to get here. You know all about it I’m sure. The loud, the drunk, the […]