Author: ana@gnometrotting.com

  • Ferry tips for Greek island-hopping

    Ferry tips for Greek island-hopping

    You can’t go to Greece without visiting the Greek islands and one of the most convenient ways to get around the islands is to take ferries. Getting around by ferry takes some getting used to but these tips can help. Booking ahead or buying at the port? As one of the primary modes of transportation…

  • Buying goods in Morocco

    Buying goods in Morocco

    Morocco is full of opportunities to buy unique goods as gifts or souvenirs. Many people make a living from selling their wares so they will try very hard to make the most off of them. Luckily for you, craftsmen and vendors are flexible and the country is known for its practice of friendly haggling to…

  • The things no one will tell you about Paris

    The things no one will tell you about Paris

    There’s no doubt that Paris is one of the most beautiful, romantic places in the world. There are thousands of articles where you can read about the stunning architecture, the beautiful vistas, and the world-class food. This is not one of them. I’m here to tell you what you won’t read in all the other…

  • How to plan the perfect Eurotrip

    How to plan the perfect Eurotrip

    Before I became completely addicted to travel, I took a 16-day trip with my best friend through Europe to celebrate finishing grad school. I assumed I wouldn’t have the opportunity or the funds to go back to Europe anytime soon so instead of visiting several cities in one country, like I do now, we planned…

  • What to expect from the food in Morocco

    What to expect from the food in Morocco

    Morocco is a wonderful place to experience a different culture and an even better place to be gastronomically adventurous. The tastes and aromas of Moroccan cuisine are like nothing else you’ve ever had. It takes some getting used to, and is sometimes not for the faint of heart, but if you know what to expect,…

  • How living in a tourist city makes you a better tourist

    How living in a tourist city makes you a better tourist

    For the majority of my life, I’ve lived in Miami. During part of the time I lived out of Miami, I was in Washington DC for almost three years. So, as they say, I’ve always lived where you vacation. This has its ups and downs, because no one wants to hear you complain about a place…