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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 »

Guide Book: Morocco

Guide Book: 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 »

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 1

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 1

June 25, 2014, No Comments

Join Wanderer-in-Residence, Gary Arndt as he travels up the coast of West Africa on G Adventures' very own MS Expedition. We'll be sharing a collection of his posts each week. Tune in to find out what this adventure of a lifetime is like first hand from Gary »

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Conclusion

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Conclusion

June 6, 2014, 1 Comment

Have you been following along with Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt as he recalls his time on the West Africa Cruise? We've got our final post of the sailing ready and waiting »

Postcards and Portraits: Using a Mixture of Photo Styles to Make Compelling Images

Postcards and Portraits: Using a Mixture of Photo Styles to Make Compelling Images

May 27, 2014, No Comments

Photographer Peter West Carey shares his tips on how to take memorable travel shots. It's all in the details, folks »

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 »