Camel riding: The 3 day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech, Morocco
24 Jul 2015

The 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech: More than Just Sand and Camels!

Bright orange sand dunes contrast with the black shadows of camels and their passengers. This could be any time in history. Those travellers could be merchants traversing the sea of sand we call the Sahara Desert in search of riches, or they could be tourists complaining about the lack of

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08 Feb 2015

Erg Chebbi: The Sahara Desert of Your Dreams

The Sahara Desert: You’ve probably seen it in plenty of movies and photos, but is what you’ve seen an accurate depiction of this huge sea of sand? Probably not. I certainly haven’t seen all of it, but most of what I saw is best described as colourless fields of nothing.

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04 Feb 2015

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off by Taxi Drivers

Sitting in the back seat of a taxi in Fez, Morocco, I knew we were about to be scammed. We had already negotiated a price, but sure enough, about 10 minutes into the ride he informed us that he was going to drop us off way outside of the medina,

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A Game of Thrones day trip to Essaouira, Morocco
28 Jan 2015

A Game of Thrones Day Trip to Essaouira, Morocco

The only people I’ve met recently who have seen Game of Thrones and don’t love it are those who have smugly read the books already, and obviously nothing can ever beat the books! I considered reading them, but my favourite part of the TV show is the fact I have

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