Morocco · World Foods

What to Eat in Morocco

What’s there to eat in Morocco? Well, get back on the gluten-filled, carbo-loaded bandwagon again because bread in all forms is on the menu! But so are fresh-squeezed juices, lamb, mint tea, tajine of every sort, and my favorite: pastella! Take a look at the best of what we ate on our two-week expedition in… Continue reading What to Eat in Morocco

Morocco

What to Know Before You Visit Morocco

Each year, Steve an I pick a place to spend a two-week “Trip of a Lifetime.” This year was my turn to choose, and I was very interested in getting my first glimpse of the African continent! Morocco has fascinated my wanderlust for a while now, but I’ll be honest: it was a little intimidating… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Morocco

Canada · England · Northern Ireland

White Star Line Trip of a Lifetime

The Titanic has captured people’s interest, imaginations, sympathy, and sorrow for over a hundred years now, and my younger brother is a superfan! And apparently so are a lot of other people. If you or a loved one have a particular interest in the Titanic, the White Star Line, or cruising in general, here’s your… Continue reading White Star Line Trip of a Lifetime

Scotland

10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh

Bagpipes, sweeping landscapes, castles, haggis… a trip to Scotland is like a trip to Heaven, right?! If ever you’ve wondered whether a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, is worth your while, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Give this post a read and then start planning your trip. Here are 10 reasons to put Edinburgh on… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh

molokai

Your Ultimate Molokai Travel Guide

Lots of people go to Hawaii, but not a lot of people experience Molokai. It’s known as “The Friendly Isle” and “The Most Hawaiian Island,” but its history and inaccessibility have kept people away over the years. But that’s not such a bad thing… it means you could have this paradise practically all to yourself.… Continue reading Your Ultimate Molokai Travel Guide

moroccan sahara · World Foods

What to Eat in the Moroccan Sahara

I had a lot of questions about our trip to the Moroccan Sahara, and at the top of the list was, “What is there to eat out there?” Well, I’m here to let you know! We stayed with Merzouga Luxury Desert Camp, and they served us some of the best food we ate in all… Continue reading What to Eat in the Moroccan Sahara

Morocco

Safety and Avoiding Scams in Morocco

Every place in the world is safe. And Every place in the world is dangerous. Anything could happen anywhere; the best you can do is be prepared! Morocco has a bit of a reputation for scams and pickpockets (much like Rome, Paris, and New York City), but if you’re self-aware, observant, and do a little… Continue reading Safety and Avoiding Scams in Morocco

Packing for Men · Uluru

What to Pack for the Outback: Men’s Edition

The Outback is the ultimate adventure! It’s a rugged desert with wide open spaces and big, cloudless skies. It was a challenge to pack for an Australian winter in the desert, but I think we did a pretty good job! Here’s what I packed for my husband, complete with links so you can get your… Continue reading What to Pack for the Outback: Men’s Edition

Casablanca · Movie Moments

Casablanca: Movie Moments in Morocco

It’s #movienight, and we’re showcasing my all-time favorite movie: Casablanca! It’s one of the most iconic movies of all time, and with good reason: all those one-liners, a complex love triangle, escape from faraway lands, corruption, and excellently timed comic relief!  The Storyline Europe is in the throes of World War II, and many people… Continue reading Casablanca: Movie Moments in Morocco

Travel Tips · what to pack

Travel and Hygiene

Okay, ladies, let’s talk about it. All of it. We all deal with ourselves when we travel, and it can be kind of gross! Sometimes you don’t know when you’ll have access to a restroom. Sometimes you’re on a plane for 14, 16, or even 20 hours with no access to a shower. Sometimes you’re… Continue reading Travel and Hygiene