Tunis Medina: Where to Eat and Sleep

Ambling for simple pleasure is to embrace the Tunisian stroll, or doolesha. We enjoy wandering down the narrow streets of the medina to explore its nooks and crannies. ...

Why You Should Shop Local – Part 1

When traveling, do you search in vain for a souvenir to bring home? ...

Doolesha with Wajdi Borgi

Ambling for simple pleasure is to embrace the Tunisian stroll, or doolesha. The blazing August heat doesn't stop us from our stroll through the medina of Tunis with our private guide....

La Marsa: Where to Shop and Sleep

The coastal town of La Marsa was home for SOUKRA founder Pauline from September 2005 to June 2006. A 40-minute drive from Tunis, the seaside neighborhood is her favorite place to see friends, shop, and discover new designers. ...

Turning up the Heat with AKAM

AKAM Verrerie de Carthage is reviving the art of hand blown glass in Tunisia. Each piece is hand blown by the workshop’s artisans, who create beautiful yet functional shapes out of this noble material....

How to Pronounce Chich-Bich

Hella el Khiari and Thomas Egoumenidas founded the multi-disciplinary design agency Flaÿou in Carthage in 2016. Their first products included chich-bich, a collection set of 3 board games – Chess, Backgammon, and Checkers....

Playing with Clay with Flayou

The board games by Flayou are handcrafted by artisans in Sejnane, a region in northwest Tunisia. Flayou’s founders, Hella el Khiari and Thomas Egoumenidas, share with us how their board games are 100% handmade....

How to Wear Your Moka Cioccolatah Dengri All Year Long

Once you read these tips, you will be shamelessly rocking this versatile piece over and over again....

Q&A with Hella + Tom of Flaÿou

Created by Hella El Khiari and Thomas Egoumenides, Flaÿou is a Tunis-based integrative design studio that works in object, graphic and environmental design. They left their jobs as architects and moved to Tunis to launch Flaÿou in 2016....

Q&A with Fakher Baklouti

Third-generation artisan Fakher Baklouti inherited his craft from his father, who learned it from his father. The family business? Wood working, transforming Tunisian olive trees into rich amber bowls and platters that almost seem to glow....

Q&A with Leila of Blue Fish

To Blue Fish founder Leila Ben Gacem, Tunisia means hope. She sees a country at a geographic crossroads where cultures have collided and co-mingled, and she’s dedicated herself to telling that story....

Q&A with Chaieb of Baboucheschacha

Tunis-based Chaieb Chahrazed of Baboucheschacha designs polished babouches that stay true to their sartorial roots while incorporating effortlessly into modern wardrobes....