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Kingdom of MOROCCO | Marrakesh

Kingdom of MOROCCO | Marrakesh

Daughter of the Desert.  The Red City.  The Ochre City. Founded in 1071 the ancient city of Marrakesh cloaked in exoticism and yet approachable.  Friendly even.  I spent a week in and around Marrakesh and I have to say, it was very much as expected.  This was my first visit to Morocco.  There’s a lot … Continue reading

Kingdom of MOROCCO | Glitzy Gueliz

Kingdom of MOROCCO | Glitzy Gueliz

Just minutes from the medina, Gueliz is a sort of suburb of Marrakesh, and it’s nothing like what you’d expect.  Even if you don’t know much about Marrakesh, just them mention of its name brings to mind souks and slippers, mosques and mint tea, snake-charmers and desert-dwelling Bedouins.  A visit to Gueliz will change all … Continue reading

RTW in 50 Days – EGYPT, Alexandria

RTW in 50 Days – EGYPT, Alexandria

USA | FIJI | NEW ZEALAND | AUSTRALIA | SINGAPORE | THAILAND | EGYPT | ITALY | TURKEY | USA Check our what we did in Cairo, our first three days in Egypt. DAY FOUR For our last day in Egypt I planned for us to see Alexandria, Egypt’s second largest city on the Mediterranean … Continue reading

RTW in 50 Days – EGYPT, Getting There & Away

RTW in 50 Days – EGYPT, Getting There & Away

USA | FIJI | NEW ZEALAND | AUSTRALIA | SINGAPORE | THAILAND | EGYPT | ITALY | TURKEY | USA In our pre-departure research for homeschool we learned that Cairo is the largest city in Africa.  This surprised me, although I don’t know why.  Covering over 100 square miles and many more thousands of years … Continue reading

The Kenyan Coast | Watamu

The Kenyan Coast | Watamu

If you are planning a trip to East Africa, Kenya should be at the top of your list. And the first thing you should consider doing is contacting Melinda Rees of Best of Kenya. A resident of 28 years and hospitality industry expert, Melinda knows Kenya like the back of her hand. As a product … Continue reading