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3 days in Marrakech, Morocco

3 days in Marrakech, Morocco

Last year I headed to Morocco for the first time and I spent 3 days in Marrakech. I’ve wanted to visit Morocco for years and so was very excited to finally be going! Marrakech is Morocco’s most visited city, with over 600,000 people a year travelling from the UK. I was staying during Ramadan, so…

Dar Les Cigognes Salt restaurant, The Sanssouci Collection, Marrakech – Review

Dar Les Cigognes Salt restaurant, The Sanssouci Collection, Marrakech – Review

Marrakech isn’t necessarily synonymous with fine dining, but in recent years a number of excellent restaurants have emerged. I was lucky enough to visit one of these on a recent trip – Salt Marrakech. Salt is the restaurant located within Dar Les Cigognes, one of the luxury hotels in the Sanssouci Collection, in Marrakech’s Medina…

Riad Kheirredine, Marrakech – Review

Riad Kheirredine, Marrakech – Review

For years now I’ve wanted to visit Marrakech; to wander the souks (markets), spend the night in a traditional riad hotel and taste Moroccan tagine. But I have never got around to going. So this year I decided I would book a trip and finally explore the city. I knew I wanted to stay in a…

Marrakech Henna Art Café – Review

Marrakech Henna Art Café – Review

During my recent trip to Marrakech I decided to pay a visit to the Marrakech Henna Art Cafe. I had read about the work it does with the local community and artists and was interested to see this first hand (and of course sample the food which I’d heard was great!).     Located on one of…

Top Things To Do In Zanzibar – A Guide To Zanzibar, Tanzania

Top Things To Do In Zanzibar – A Guide To Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar is a unique place, part of Tanzania, but separated from it in many ways, not least by the beautiful Indian Ocean. It’s made up of a group of islands, although the largest and most populated island Unguja is often referred to as Zanzibar. I spent some time volunteering in Zanzibar and completely fell in love…

Volunteering – A Different Way to Travel

Volunteering – A Different Way to Travel

  One of the best ways to really experience a country, its people and its culture, is to volunteer. It might seem like a less glamorous way of using your holiday, but it’s definitely more rewarding.     I spent a month teaching in a school in Zanzibar and I loved the experience. Zanzibar itself…

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