Category: Morocco

  • The foods I miss most from my travels

    The foods I miss most from my travels

    Even the foodiest cities in the world like New York and San Francisco can’t recreate the things you try in passing when you travel. I have a growing list of things I crave from the places I’ve visited. They’re cravings that I know I’ll never satisfy until I return. This is my ode to those…

  • Camel rides and camping in the Sahara Desert

    Camel rides and camping in the Sahara Desert

    For someone who loves city vacations, all my favorite travel experiences have been in nature. And one of the best was in Morocco, where we took camels out into the Sahara Desert and camped there overnight. The camel ride To get to the desert, we drove out to an inn called the Auberge Les Dunes…

  • The worst cities I’ve ever visited

    The worst cities I’ve ever visited

    Not every city in the world is amazing and beautiful. Some cities are downright dumps or totally forgettable. Though I usually fall in love everywhere I go, there are some places that just weren’t for me. Here are five of the worst cities I’ve ever visited. But don’t despair. There are always great alternatives nearby.…

  • The things that inspire me to visit a place

    The things that inspire me to visit a place

    When it comes to travel, I think being easily suggestible is actually a good thing. I was thinking about the silly things that make me want to see a new place. Some of them have been surprisingly minor, to the point of absurdity. For instance, I wanted to go to Italy because I kept reading…

  • 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…

  • 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,…