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Skyroam Portable Router Review

When you travel carry-on there’s a high bar for what makes the backpack. In our case, we bring only the bare essentials for working and living abroad. But we’ve come across a new possession that has rapidly become our favourite and most indispensable item. Say hello to the Sykroam and say adios to multiple SIM…

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In Search of a Responsible Safari: Kenya

Ever since I was a little girl the idea of roaming the plains of Africa enticed me. Back then Africa was a giant piece of the globe I had no in depth understanding of and all the countries melded together into this large and elusive land where lion cubs roamed elephant graveyards and ran from…

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Celebrate Earth Day by Following these Responsible Tourism Bloggers

What better way to celebrate our beautiful planet than by getting inspiration for ethical travel. This awesome group of people are taking a stand in the way they do business, and are here today to share their thoughts on what responsible tourism means for our earth. Make sure you check out their sites and follow them on…

Morocco Expert Tours Review
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Discovering Ourika Valley, Galloping Goats, and Forging Friendships

After returning from our harrowing dessert trip with a different company (review coming soon, promise) I very nearly cancelled this trip since we were so traumatized… but in just a few minutes on our tour with Youssef of Morocco Expert Tours it was apparent this job is his passion. He’s put in the work to know…

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Soul Searching at Kasbah du Toubkal

Today I’m blinded by the beauty of our planet and the people that reside on it. Today I am at Kasbah du Toubkal in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, about 60 winding, and steep kilometers outside of Marrakech followed by a 15 minute walk up a rocky trail.  I’ve been looking forward to this stay…

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Villa Maroc: The Lookout of Essaouira

After being stuffed in a closet-size room at our last hotel we were so thrilled when we arrived to Villa Maroc and they took us to the iconic lookout tower which stands watching over the city. We wound up the several flights of tricky spiral stairs and I felt like Rapunzel when I looked out…

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Trying New Things: Riad Zahra and Vegan Shoes

We made the mistake of walking to Riad Zahra from Madada Mogador  at 12 noon with our backpacks in the afternoon sun beating down on us. Why we constantly try to cut a few corners (especially when a taxi in Essaouira is only 70 cents) I’ll never know. Perhaps — at least for me — it’s…

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