Movie Studios to Monkey Fingers: 10 Off the Beaten Path Stops in Morocco
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In Morocco, it’s a good idea to expect the unexpected. That rule of thumb kept us from being too surprised when a motorbike passed within inches of us on the streets or when our dinner was interrupted by … Read More

Camel Trekking and Desert Camping in the Sahara
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Riding a camel across the desert is an item on plenty of people’s bucket lists, and for years it sat toward the top of mine. When we decided to visit Morocco I was thrilled that my dream was … Read More

Ait Ben Haddou and the Kasbahs of Morocco
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Our Moroccan adventure started in Marrakech, a city that was nothing short of electric. We spent our first day completely immersed—even a bit lost—in the crowds, the winding alleys, and the energy that is characteristic of many cities … Read More

Magnificent Marrakech: Five Things to See in Morocco’s Cultural Capital
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By the time our plane landed in Marrakech, Morocco, we had been awake for much longer than 24 hours. It was surreal at first; Morocco had been hovering toward the top of my travel list for quite a … Read More

7 Wine Regions to Visit Around the World
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You might be surprised to hear one of my favorite things about traveling around the world is my first trip to the grocery store when we get back home. Because wine is a big part of our travel, … Read More

The World in a Day: Washington, DC’s Around the World Embassy Tour
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One of the best parts of living in Washington, DC is that it is truly an international city. Home to more than 175 embassies, we’ve walked or driven by many of them over the years; many of them … Read More

7 Things to See in New Delhi, India
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Long before international travel became part of my lifestyle, it was part of my job. In 2010, I worked with a Washington DC-based nonprofit where I managed an online learning series and developed relationships with international organizations who … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Iconic American Food
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Caution: this blog post might make your stomach growl a little louder than usual! Food is a major part of travel. At a minimum, it gives you the energy you need as you tackle long days and packed … Read More

50 Things To Do In Boston, Massachusetts
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Most of my childhood was spent in the suburbs of Boston. Often I took my proximity to the city and its culture for granted; I realize now not everyone has front row seats to where some of the … Read More

Next Great Travel Writer 2017 Shortlist – Would You Like a Bracelet?
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By now, you have probably heard the exciting news: I am on the shortlist for the Next Great Travel Writer 2017 competition, which is an incredible opportunity provided by Travelex and Penguin. I entered the competition in February … Read More

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