moroccan sahara

Merzouga Luxury Desert Camp: Glamping in the Moroccan Sahara

It took a little convincing, but I managed to get my husband to agree to go glamping! That’s right, glamorous camping. It’s one of the only ways to experience the Moroccan Sahara, and there are several companies that offer tours. We chose Merzouga Luxury Desert Camps after reading about them on my friend Helene’s blog,… Continue reading Merzouga Luxury Desert Camp: Glamping in the Moroccan Sahara

airlines · United Kingdom

Flybe Airline Review: EDI-BHD

Budget airlines are all the rage in Europe. It seems like a new one pops up (or goes under, like WOW Airlines!) every month or so. When researching flight options for my brother’s birthday trip to Belfast, I found out there were surprisingly few options from Edinburgh (EDI) into Belfast City Airport (BHD). Flybe was… Continue reading Flybe Airline Review: EDI-BHD

DC Food · Eat Experiences · Washington DC

Tea at the Trump Hotel, Washington, D.C.

It’s a very special What I Ate Wednesday! When my husband told me he had a business trip coming up and I knew that I would not be able to join him, I started planning a business trip of my own–blog business! I wanted to treat myself to something special, and there is nothing more… Continue reading Tea at the Trump Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Chefchaouen

What to Know Before You Visit Chefchaouen

If you’ve followed any travel “influencers” on Instagram in the last two or three years, you’ve definitely become familiar with Chefchaouen, Morocco’s Blue Pearl! The whole city is painted beautiful shades of blue and is nestled in the picturesque Rif Mountains. Many people choose to take day trips from larger cities like Fes and Tangier,… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Chefchaouen

oahu

Hiking Hawaii: O’ahu

Hawaii has some of the most beautiful hiking in the world, and Steve and I have been fortunate enough to explore a lot of them on our trips to the islands! With O’ahu being the most populated and most visited of the islands, you won’t likely have a trail to yourself here, but you will… Continue reading Hiking Hawaii: O’ahu

travel planning · Travel Tips

What to Know About Your Travel Buddy

I was 26 when I got the feeling: I wanted to share my travel experiences with someone! I was flying from the United States to Turkey, where I would meet up with a friend a few days later. But as I was facing an 11 hour flight, I thought how nice it would be to… Continue reading What to Know About Your Travel Buddy

Morocco · Packing for Men

What to Pack for Morocco: Men’s Edition

Do a quick search for “what to pack for Morocco,” and you will find dozens—maybe hundreds!—of blog posts for women. You’ll find almost nothing for men, but men are definitely expected to have some self-awareness about what they pack for conservative countries like Morocco as well. So here it is, gentlemen: your guide to packing… Continue reading What to Pack for Morocco: Men’s Edition

Casablanca

What to Know Before You Visit Casablanca

If you don’t know anything else about Morocco, you probably do know that Casablanca is located there! While it’s not the capitol, it is the largest city and the financial center of the country. It was also our first stop in Morocco, so check out our tips to know before you go! Casa Tramway vs.… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Casablanca

Travel Tips

Perfect Trips Aren’t Planned

Does this title shock you? Me, too. I am a planner. I like to plan my travels, my day, my week, my blog schedule, my meals, etc., etc., etc. Unfortunately, I have learned over the years that no amount of planning can make for a perfect trip. So, while I still subscribe to the old… Continue reading Perfect Trips Aren’t Planned

Marrakech · Movie Moments

The Man Who Knew Too Much: Movie Moments in Marrakech

It’s the Year of Movie Moments for the blog! And Morocco has an awful lot of movie moments to choose from. Did you know they have their own “Hollywood” in a place called Ouarzazate? Many epic and legendary movies have been set or filmed in Morocco, including this week’s feature film: The Man Who Knew… Continue reading The Man Who Knew Too Much: Movie Moments in Marrakech