A Road Trip Through Eastern Morocco

No trip to Morocco is complete without a trip out to the Sahara Desert, and there is no better way to see this area of the country than to rent a car and hit the open road! This road trip itinerary through Eastern Morocco will have you hiking through beautiful gorges, trying your hand at…

22 Must Try Moroccan Foods!

No trip to Morocco is complete without snapping photos of colorful doorways, treasure hunting in the souks, or sampling the delectable local cuisine! Rich, exotic flavors of olives, lemon, and saffron melt in your mouth and will have you licking your plate. Strange flavor combinations like savory chicken pastries topped with sweet powdered sugar don’t…

The 10 Best Unique Hotels in Portland, Oregon

Referred to lovingly as both the “City of Roses” and the “Bridge City”, Portland has a lot of both. Sandwiched between the Willamette and Columbia Rivers, visitors will love the waterfront views of historic bridges while wandering along the well-maintained riverwalk. And when you’ve had your fill of city life, head to Washington Park, right…

The Wave, Arizona: Frequently Asked Questions

If The Wave is on your bucket list, as it should be, getting a permit will take some patience, persistence, and a bit of luck. Check out our list of FAQs to help you with any and every question ranging from how to get one of those elusive permits, what to bring, what to expect, and how to get there.

The Top 10 Things to do in Essaouira, Morocco

If you’re headed to the ‘Windy City of Africa’ make sure you check out the best things to do in Essaouira, Morocco! Stay at the magical Villa Anouk, sample camel milk cheese at the rustic Fromagerie, watch street performers from the rooftop of Taros, and peer through the Sqala du Port d’Essaouira at the beautifully preserved ramparts.

A Day Trip to Volubilis and Moulay Idriss from Fes

Did you know that Morocco has ancient Roman ruins? We didn’t either. But just 30 minutes north of Meknes, near the religious city of Moulay Idriss, sits the well-preserved archaeological site of Volubilis. These well-preserved ruins seem almost out of place as they are seemingly in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by lush farm land….

The Top 8 Things to do in Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca, or “Casa” as it is often referred to, is the largest city in Morocco with a population of more than five million people. It is considered to be the economic and business heart of the country. While many people visit Casablanca for business purposes or just passing through, this city has a lot more to…

Myanmar: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Adventures

Myanmar (officially known as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar) is located in Southeast Asia and may be more recognizable by it’s former name, Burma. While the name was officially changed from Burma to Myanmar in 1991, the names are often used interchangeably. The locals are also known as Burmese and the official language…

14 Things I Wish I had Known Before Visiting Egypt

As I sit here, writing this post, I’m struggling to find the right words to describe my feelings about Egypt. Spectacular, awe-inspiring, infuriating, exhausting, and annoying are the first words that come to mind. Visiting the Pyramids of Giza, taking a cruise down the Nile, and learning all about the ancient Egyptian pharaohs were experiences-of-a-lifetime….