Tunisia is home to eight UNESCO World Heritage sites – seven of them cultural and one natural. The ancient city of Carthage was one of the great cities of antiquity and is just 15km from… View Post

Historic medinas hold an enduring fascination for travellers. In this era of regulation and conformity and Google Maps, it’s a thrill to lose yourself in a setting so unfamiliar and chaotic. Whilst the popularity of Marrakech… View Post

I was lucky enough to visit the beautiful Sidi Bou Said before the Arab Spring whilst sailing around Africa with the Phoenician Ship Expedition. My travel companions mocked me for stopping to take a photo… View Post

Sidi Bou Said At A Glance You might be forgiven for thinking that this cliff top sugar cube-and-blue village overlooking a turquoise sea is in Greece. But Sidi Bou Said is just 18km by train from… View Post