Brit in Madrid: the culture shocks that hit me hardest

Spain is a beautiful country with so much to offer. From the craggy mountains of AndalucĂ­a to the buzzing night life in Madrid, lush green spaces of the north and breath taking architecture of Barcelona. Kind people, cheap beer and long hot summers; Spain is a country that seemingly has it all. However, all countries…

Moroccan Culture: What to know before you go.

Money: currency and barter Moroccan currency is the dirham, but euros are also widely used. 1 euro equates to around 10 dirhams and you can pay in euros in many restaurants and markets but should expect the change in dirhams. In smaller shops and cafes, you should use dirhams. I would advise bringing euros on…