Wednesday, April 29, 2015

A Vegetarian's Guide to Moroccan Food

As someone who's been a vegetarian my entire life, sometimes it's hard to find local fare that I can eat when traveling. Morocco is notorious for its meat dishes, but I was still able to get a taste (er...many dishes worth) of their cuisine. Whether or not you eat meat, here's a guide to Morocco's best vegetarian dishes.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Gateway to Europe: Tangier, Morocco

It took us nine hours to arrive in Tangier from Marrakech. But it wasn't nearly as bad as you think.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A Day at the Ouzoud Waterfalls

The day after we got back to Marrakech from our desert camping tour, Kerridwen, Zaira, Arturo, and I set off again. This time, we visited the Ouzoud Waterfalls.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Moroccan Desert Tour, Part II: Camping in the Sahara

Following my post about the natural and cultural landmarks on my desert tour, I'm here to tell you about the main event: riding camels and camping in the desert.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Moroccan Desert Tour, Part I: Landmarks in the Desert

When the opportunity arose to tour the Sahara, I jumped at it. Over a period of three days I visited UNESCO Heritage Sites, natural wonders, Berber villages, and glorious sand dunes. I broke up this trip into two posts, beginning with the desert landmarks.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hiking the High Atlas: Mount Toubkal, Mint Tea, and Berber Taxis

Hiking Mount Toubkal has been one of my ultimate travel dreams. The second-highest summit in Africa (Mount Kilimanjaro takes the lead), it's situated in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. More specifically, it's in the Imlil Valley, about two-and-a-half hours away from Marrakech.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Marrakech, Morocco: Take Two

I'm back and with more exciting trips than ever! A month and a half ago, I set off to one of my favorite countries, Morocco, for the trip of a lifetime. This second Morocco series will be broken up into multiple posts, but first up is Marrakech!