Jan 08 2015

by Heidi Leon Monges

walk like a marrakchi


There were highs and lows, like always. Yet it was a good year, but a very emotional one. I spent this year in between South of France, Marrakech, Mexico, back to France, then to Marrakech again to later fly for Hong Kong and Macau on a half biz half pleasure trip. Came back to Marrakech while still spending quelques weeks setting up our new home in La Côte Bleue. So, it took me more than usual to settle down in the Ochre City and it wasn’t until the end  of June that I was finally feeling home (but what a gorgeous, pinky, exotic city to call home, right?)

The perks of being a modern day gypsy.

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Jan 01 2015

by Heidi Leon Monges

salad of vegetables and brown rice

Personal fitness trainer Ludy Pottier pose for Heidi Leon Monges

Salade de riz integral avec avocado et feta

Three hundred sixty-five days to do better, to become what you want, to  start over.

Here’s to bright beginnings!.To happiness, love and health. And what better way to achieve all that than by loving yourself everyday?.  Ludy prepared this wild rice and veggies salad for our post-workout personal training session. We devoured said salad. We even had seconds, with no remorse. Try to make this, either for obtaining that body goal you have set for yourself or just because, is plain delicious. - Heidi

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Dec 22 2014

by Heidi Leon Monges

Deco at restaurant Nomad - Marrakech

Chef Ryan Gordon platting at restaurant Nomad - Marrakech

Nomad Marrakech- moroccan restaurant

Kamal Laftimi and his brother Oussama  are pretty much the responsibles of the trendy, creative fresh wave of young Marrakchis taking over the very old and traditional Médina. Owner of Caf’é des épices and Le Jardin, he embarked on a third opening, NOMAD, which intents to create  a lighter and innovative cuisine based on well know Moroccan dishes and ingredients. For this adventure, they joined forces with Sebastien de Gzell, a natural born nomade, architect and restaurant designer, who was in charge of giving that gorgeous french-magrebi look  with a hint of Scandinavian style.

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Dec 09 2014

by Heidi Leon Monges

November. How did that happen?.

I have no idea but I´m sort of happy because it was one of those hard-to-bite months where due to a medical treatment I had zero energy nor willing to do a thingy. But in the other hand it wasn’t that bad either, hey, look at that gorgeous landscape which is just about 15 minutes by car from our apartment.

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