Indigenes of Portugal – Episode 2

Portugal, and more specifically Lisbon, has been one of my favorite destinations in Europe, these last years. The energy is very particular. The potential of the humans who make the city, the natives, is palpable everywhere. I am delighted to share these interviews with the amazing inhabitants of Lisbon: The Indigenes of Portugal! Hope you will enjoy this video as...

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Let’s go to the Hammam…the real one

The hammam is a place for relaxation. A calm and soothing atmosphere … where we breathe eucalyptus, and think of nothing. Eventually… In Tunisia, the Hammam is a set of weekly healthy rituals. It is a public place where all social classes meet. The hammam is a social tradition. We go there with friends, or with family. I had been...

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Aaaaaah Marrakech! It is not what it used to be … “

A few days ago, I heard, once again: “Aaaaaah Marrakech! It is not what it used to be … “ Marrakech is in Morocco, in North Africa. It is also one of the first touristic destinations of French people. Its Architectural emancipation and the new population moving in the city, are major axes of change. Each year, more and more...

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Indigene of the stah (the roof in arabic).

The Summer. My childhood. Tunisia. La Chebba. The stah of my father house. Alone. With all my brother and sisters, my cousins. A view on my father’s garden. The Dead sea. The wind. Here is a place where you can take a deep breath . Here is the only place where you can escape the interferences. The noise of the...

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Brooklynite Kitchens: discover my top 5 cantines!

NYC Kitchen is similar to its indigenes…It is multicultural! If I have to describe a restaurant, first thing I would talk about is the food they create – Yes, I used the verb « Create ». Then, I would talk about the soul, the decoration, the place itself. The restaurants with opened kitchen are from far my favorite ones. I think this...

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Heyo Brooklyn…I think I Love you…

Yeah. I have to admit I am a lover (maybe cause I am a dreamer). And what I love the most is being seduced. Nonetheless, for seduction to operate on me, there are some essentials: To have a strong personality, a story to tell, and a special energy. Brooklyn’s got it all dude! And Yes! If I had to choose a place...

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An indigen of Château Rouge, in Paris

The indigen I wanna pay tribute to, in this article, was born in a popular district of La goutte d’or, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. This indigen proudly strusts in the chic areas of the French capital. She has captivated the most elevated fashion centers of Paris, such as Le Bon Marché. She creates her own dress-codes. In her...

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The Mansions…these natives of Newport

Newport is a small town in the State of Rhode Island, the smallest state of the United States. The city has been formerly colonized by the English, then the French…The architecture of the cuttie town has kept a strong colonial DNA. Some aspects of Newport, and its twenty-five thousand inhabitants highly caught my attention. Its strong story, the breathtaking lanscapes… and...

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MaMademoiselle Hecy… this miss indigene of Tunis…

It’s almost noon in Tunis, capital of Tunisia. 34 degrees celsius in la Marsa area, the northern surbub of Tunis. I’ve been running from one place to the other, since hours. I’m litterally stucked in the trafic, and this seriously oppress me. I need a break. No, I do not plan to announce a Kit Kat break. And besides, this morning, I...

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A summer in Switzerland…

Well, if you would have told me in the past : “Meni you’ll spend part of the summer in Switzerland,” I would have laugh on your face. Switzerland, for me, is watchmaking, or chocolate … but not summer. When I hear summer, I automatically think about Mediterranean sea. The summer is synonymous of sun, fiesta, playa. The summer, for me, it...

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