The best things to do in Essaouira – and why it should be your first stop in Morocco

If you’ve read our candid behind-the-scenes thoughts on traveling in Morocco, you’ll know already that we thought Essaouira was a great place to visit! There are so many awesome things to do in Essaouira – with kids or without – and you can get a real flavor for Morocco without some of the challenges of … Read more

Essaouira Taste: cooking and culture in the Moroccan kitchen

Morocco is a land of enchantment and wonder. When you walk around the seaside town of Essaouira you see Morocco come to life. The smells of spices in the souk will stimulate your senses and your appetite. At the epicenter of Moroccan culture is the food – shopping for it, preparing it, and eating it … Read more

Should you go to the White Temple or the Blue Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand?

Whether you’re on your first trip to Asia or have a passport full of local stamps, it’s hard to beat the remarkable, beautiful, ornate, inspiring temples in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Was that enough adjectives to convince you? These top Chiang Rai attractions span the gamut from old and traditional to contemporary and Gaudi-esque. But if you’re … Read more