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Essaouira, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, is rich in culture, architecture, and character. Once known as Mogador, its modern name means “the little rampart,” a nod to the fortress walls that still enclose part of this coastal city. If you’re planning a trip, take a look through our...
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Essaouira – there’s one for every season! It’s a bit difficult to pick just one, so here are our picks for five Essaouira music festivals you don’t want to miss. 5. Les Alizes Les Alizes is a spring Classical musical festival...
For what it lacks in immediate wow-factor, Casablanca more than makes up with its gritty charm, the kind that gets under your skin the longer you explore. Scratch the surface and you’re sure to feel more like a local here than you might in other cities because this is a...Read more
“I would rather starve in Marrakech than be a millionaire in Alberta,” said Juan Goytisolo, one of Spain’s most popular writers. Founded 1,000 years ago by a confederation of Berber tribes, Marrakech is the stuff of Orientalist dreams. With winding souks, stunning mosques and enchanting gardens set amongst the desert,...Read more
While the world might feel like it’s getting smaller, the list of places we want to visit just keeps growing. And with a new bright and shiny year of adventures ahead of us, we’re already compiling our picks for places to go. But the world’s a very big place, and sometimes...Read more
Sunset photos may be cliché, but we can’t help feel like life should be remembered through its sunsets. Sure they happen daily, but we all remember the moments we’ve taken to stop and savour the fleeting light, to watch as the sky changes through cycles of pinks, purples, yellows, and reds....Read more
We’ve all heard of Carnival, Coachella, and Oktoberfest, but the world is full of festivals, many of which we’ve never heard of. The good news is, the world is big enough for them all! Here are our picks for seven festivals around the world we bet you’ve never heard of....Read more