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3 International Travel Experiences You Only Need One Day For

3 International Travel Experiences You Only Need One Day For

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” It’s a travel quote I see constantly on Pinterest and Instagram. But how many people actually make it everywhere? In truth, hardly anyone. First of all, going “everywhere” is virtually impossible, but even if we just break it down to countries, the chance that the average person will reach all 190+ countries in their lifetime is slim. Many people set travel goals like “25 counties by 25,” but at that rate they won’t even make it to half the world’s countries in their lifetime. How crazy is that?! Continue Reading…

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Tips for Taking the Train in Morocco

Tips for Taking the Train in Morocco

It’s the easiest and fastest way to get between cities, but there are a few things you should know before taking the train in Morocco. While I’m not by any means an expert (I have only taken it twice), I feel like my experience was an educational one – so if you’re planning on taking the train in Morocco, read on! Continue Reading…

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Embracing the Chaos in Jemaa el Fna, the Times Square of Marrakech

Embracing the Chaos in Jemaa el Fna, the Times Square of Marrakech

Jemaa el Fna is one crazy place, and can easily be described as the Times Square of Marrakech. But instead of costumed characters, they have snake charmers, and instead of hot dog stands, there are orange juice carts. While it’s crowded and touristy, it’s also a must-do. Continue Reading…

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Why I’ll Return To Morocco For a 3rd Time (Someday!)

Why I’ll Return To Morocco For a 3rd Time (Someday!)

I’ve always dreamed that my apartment will one day resemble the interior of an Anthropologie store. Lots of color, bohemian decor, maybe a swing chair. But I never dreamed I’d actually be able to afford to make that happen… until I went shopping in Morocco. Continue Reading…

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What to see in Casablanca: Art Deco architecture

What to see in Casablanca: Art Deco architecture

Casablanca, Art Deco Architecture

If you’re visiting Casablanca and are looking for something to do after you’ve toured Mosque Hassan II and had brunch at La Sqala, take a stroll downtown. Called “novelle ville,” this bustling neighborhood is a step back in time, where Art Deco meets French colonialism and traditional Moroccan architecture. Continue Reading…

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