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Snake charmer of Marrakech

17 Morocco insider travel tips (and how I got thrown off a camel)

  It was just after 5:00am when the day’s first prayer call startled me from a deep sleep. It’s message amplified itself over the mosque loudspeakers, which seemed to be located directly behind my pillow. Surprisingly, it’s one of the many fond memories that we experienced during our two-weeks travelling through Morocco. Snake charmers, monkeys…

Mallorca beaches

10 Of the hottest beaches in Mallorca

Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. It’s blessed with countless stretches of sandy beaches, making this island a favourite getaway and one that we’ll soon be exploring for ourselves. From stone and rocks to silky golden-brown sand, it won’t be hard to find a beach to suit our…

Havana_Che Guevara

12 Havana insider travel tips and highlights

If you haven’t been, you must go. The city of Havana, in spite of its 50-years of neglect, is stunning. Withering facades of colonial buildings with colorful peeling walls, vintage cars that have outlived most humans and the city with so much charm – it’s everything we hoped it would be. Here’s a collection of tips…

9 Extraordinary, small ship cruises that you probably didn’t know existed (until now)

While Celebrity Cruises announces yet another mega-ship breakthrough by unveiling  Celebrity Edge, I’ll remind you that bigger isn’t always better. Don’t let me mislead you, Edge looks stunning, and is clearly a breakthrough in modern luxury cruising. But lavish spas, Broadway-style productions, wave-pools and even skating rinks are not always attractive amenities to everyone. If…