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

Tips for 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

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