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Visual Adventure: Morocco

Visual Adventure: Morocco

October 2, 2013, 3 Comments

From its souks to deserts, Morocco is a country that impresses even the most hardened traveler. With so much diversity packed into a relatively small size, it’s easy to traverse Morocco’s varied landscapes within a short span of time. Wander through the labyrinths of ancient Fez, explore the Sahara Desert on camelback, or hike »

Guidebook: Morocco

Guidebook: Morocco

July 24, 2013, No Comments

Morocco: Even the way the name rolls off your tongue sounds beautiful and exotic. From the markets to the camel rides through the desert to dinner in Marrakech, Morocco is surprisingly modern – and becoming more so all the time – yet still retains an amount of mysticism and magic. That might go a »

The Colors and Patterns of Morocco

The Colors and Patterns of Morocco

January 22, 2013, 1 Comment

When I close my eyes, months after my journey in Morocco ended, I can still feel the sand of the Sahara between my toes and conjur up the smells of the spice souk in the medinas of Marrakech and Meknes. I can still taste my favorite tagine, a mixture of meatballs covered with fried »

Foods from Morocco

Foods from Morocco

March 7, 2012, 2 Comments

When people think about travel to Morocco, they often evoke images of colour and symmetry: the geometric architecture of the country’s many mosques, the metal studded doorways of winding medinas, the lines of leather slippers in busy markets. But the cuisine of the country is customarily overlooked, or simply left at the most accessible »

Highlights from Morocco: Two Weeks of Travel in Photos

Highlights from Morocco: Two Weeks of Travel in Photos

March 6, 2012, No Comments

After several weeks of sand and sun and mountain peaks in Morocco with G Adventures, it’s hard to know where to start. As the trip itinerary notes, it’s a fairly ambitious schedule, covering more ground than almost any other 2-week tour in the country. As a result, you’re in the bus for more time »

Food, Spices & Adventures Await in Morocco

Food, Spices & Adventures Await in Morocco

March 5, 2012, 1 Comment

This post marks my first for G Adventures as part of their Wanderers in Residence programme, and in a few weeks I’ll be hopping on my first ever group tour. Other than smaller, short-term trips – climbing Salkantay to Macchu Picchu or a trip on the Galapagos – I’ve never went on a destination »

Your planet in 7 seconds: Sahara Sunset

Your planet in 7 seconds: Sahara Sunset

April 1, 2014, No Comments

Capture the majesty of the Sahara Desert in just seven seconds? Yeah, we can do that. Join up with our camel caravan in the Moroccan Sahara at dusk for a slice of pure, desolate beauty. Amazing things happen on this big blue planet of ours every day, and when they do, G Adventures is »

C’mon Get Happy with the Wanderers-in-Residence

C’mon Get Happy with the Wanderers-in-Residence

March 20, 2014, 2 Comments

Today is the International Day of Happiness. Officially endorsed by the United Nations in 2012, this day recognizes that that the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human right. It’s written in Hindu scripture that “there is no happiness for the person who does not travel”—so today we’ve reached out to none other than »

Pics of the Week

Pics of the Week

February 7, 2014, No Comments

It sure has been fun this week. The shores of the Galapagos Islands, curious lemurs in Madagascar, flying through the streets of Bangkok–plus more. Weekly round-up of “Pics of the Day” for your enjoyment here »

Get Closer: The Importance of Photographing Details

Get Closer: The Importance of Photographing Details

December 30, 2013, 3 Comments

Hello everyone! It’s time for another travel photography tip. In the past, I have given you tips for taking photos of waterfalls, Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal, and while on an African Safari. Can’t make it to one of those once-in-a-lifetime locations? I have a photo tip that will work for you on your »