When you travel, finding the right words to communicate can be a struggle. It may be a matter of simple politeness, ordering the right ingredients for your pizza, knowing the difference between trousers and pants, or even how to find emergency services.
The scenery in Morocco has been “…amaaaazing!” Come take a peek!
With cold descending upon the northern hemisphere, what travel madcappery can one get up to? Hmm, what to do in winter?
Abu Simbel and a quote from Confucius: they work together surprisingly well.
To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It’s futile to gaze at the world through a car window. – Albert Einstein Looks like good stew ingredients[…]
To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. ~ Charles Horton Cooley Watching[…]
Today's post is written by Dario! He's been promising me a guest post for some time, so when Silvia from Trippando told me about a contest she and Travel – Moments in Time were having[…]
Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania / Un'Goro Crater, Kalimdor I love travel in its many, many forms. When I am not out traipsing about the earth in search of new and funny adventures, I will often[…]
Unguja, Tanzania Zanzibar is blessed with amazing scenery, filled with spice and warmth, and springs from often tragic history. It's also the birthplace of the incredibly talented lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury. Learning a[…]
The Free Dictionary defines ethics in the following manner: eth·ic (thk) n. 1. a. A set of principles of right conduct. 1. b. A theory or a system of moral values: “An ethic of service[…]
Middle Atlas, Morocco One of the first things that many non-Muslims who visit Muslim countries notice are the frequent calls to prayer, known as the Adnan in Morocco (often called the adhan, as well). On[…]
Pemba, Tanzania After our fabulous experience snorkeling over a coral reef on Kwale Island off Unguja, we thought continuing on Pemba was a logical extension of the adventure. Dario is lookin' mighty Italian here. […]
Luxor, Egypt Known in ancient times as Thebes, Luxor has two major temples that have survived into modern times: Karnak and Luxor. Quite the light show. Quite the people show, too! We visited Karnak[…]
Rissani, Morocco One of the truisms of travel is that experiences that frustrate, irritate, or scare the buhjayzus out of you when they happen turn into the best stories later. This was one of those[…]
Tangier, Morocco Getting ready to write up a guest post for Amanda at Marocmama.com. Going through my photos of Tangier, I came across a few pics of one of my most guffaw-inducing moments. Rachid[…]
Rissani, Morocco Among all of the amazing experiences in Morocco that I've been savoring (and oddly reluctant to share), the final day of camel trekking ranks right at the top. It started with waking up[…]
Marrakech, Morocco I figured I was probably one of the luckiest solo travelers on earth. As I got off the plane, I knew that, Inshe'Allah*, I had a Moroccan travel buddy and Couchsurfer awaiting my[…]
Marrakech, Morocco One of my first, and best, experiences in Morocco is having dinner in the great central square of Marrakech, the Djemma el-Fna. As previously mentioned, I was traveling on a very limited budget. […]