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Visual Adventure: Morocco’s Amazing Diversity

Visual Adventure: Morocco’s Amazing Diversity

July 14, 2014, No Comments

Cities like Fez, Marrakech, and Casablanca evoke images of medinas, spice markets, and couscous, while the geographic extremes—from the Atlas Mountains to beach resorts to camels in the desert—make Morocco eminently photogenic. »

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 »

Pics of the Week: Blue

Pics of the Week: Blue

August 15, 2014, No Comments

Call it turquoise. Call it aquamarine. Call it cerulean, navy, royal, cobalt or peacock. We call it blue and it’s our gorgeous Pics of the Week theme. Let these cool blue dreams take you to Morocco, Indonesia, and the Arctic. Who said the blues were sad »

Solo Travel Contest—Winner Announcement

Solo Travel Contest—Winner Announcement

August 13, 2014, 5 Comments

We asked why you believe solo travel to be important—and you inspired us with your responses. Review some of our favourites and don't forget to check out the winner of the Solo Travel Contest. Travel solo – but never alone! »

5 Ways eReaders Can Enhance Your Travel Experience

5 Ways eReaders Can Enhance Your Travel Experience

July 29, 2014, No Comments

While tactile books have a special place in the hearts of many, the introduction of the eReader has brought convenience, opportunity and selection. Here are five ways eReaders are improving the experience for the book-loving traveller »