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Airline Review: Royal Air Maroc (PLUS: Tips for Casablanca’s Mohammed V Airport)

Airline Review: Royal Air Maroc (PLUS: Tips for Casablanca’s Mohammed V Airport)

My most recent trip took me from NYC to Casablanca on Royal Air Maroc, which I’ve now flown a total of 4 times. Planning a trip to Morocco and wondering if you should book with them? Here’s my review.  Continue Reading…

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10 Things To Eat & Drink in Morocco

10 Things To Eat & Drink in Morocco

While Morocco is full of amazing things to eat, you’ll be hard pressed to find them in a restaurant – going out for dinner just isn’t part of the local culture. There are a few restaurants that stand out, but the best Moroccan food is made at home, where women spend hours gathering fresh ingredients and cooking. So when you have the opportunity, book a private dinner in your riad Continue Reading…

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La Mamounia: Experience This Opulent Hotel in Morocco Without Booking a Room

La Mamounia: Experience This Opulent Hotel in Morocco Without Booking a Room

One of the most opulent, luxurious hotels in Marrakech, Morocco is La Mamounia, a historic property that has been around since the 18th century and was recently remodeled in 2010. Continue Reading…

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Solo Female Travel in Marrakech: Is It Safe?

Solo Female Travel in Marrakech: Is It Safe?

Earlier this month, I spent some time by myself in Marrakech, Morocco. When I mentioned my plans to friends and family before the trip, I usually received the same reaction: “Is it SAFE?”. Well, I’ve returned and I’m still alive and in one piece (oh and my sister has been living in Morocco alone for over a year), so the answer would have to be “YES.”  Continue Reading…

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3 Sights to Visit in the Medina of Marrakesh, Morocco

3 Sights to Visit in the Medina of Marrakesh, Morocco

If there’s one thing I know for sure, it’s that Morocco has always been filled with talented artisans and designers. Spend a couple hours exploring these three attractions in the Marrakesh medina, and you’ll see what I mean – the attention to every little detail is incredible. Make sure you don’t leave the walled city without visiting these top sights.  Continue Reading…

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  Hi! I'm Anna. I recently moved back to my home city of Boston after 4 years in NYC. I'm traveling the world on weekends and my blog is filled with stories from my 36, 48 and 72-hour adventures. I'm on a mission to prove that you don't need to quit your 9-to-5 to lead an exciting and travel-filled life!
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