Things to do in: Marrakech

Things to do in: Marrakech

Whether it’s the winding alleys and busy souks of the Medina, scenic courtyards tucked down tiny side streets, aromatic food almost everywhere you turn, or simply the unexplainable magic of the city, something will inevitably grab you in Marrakech — in the best way possible. For when you’re ready to...

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How our partner LivelyHoods is changing lives in Kenya

How our partner LivelyHoods is changing lives in Kenya

“I was not lucky enough to pursue my education dreams. My parents were poor and could not afford school fees for me. They also just never bothered with education since they themselves were never schooled, so they didn’t know the importance.” This is the story of Ann Nyongesa, a sales...

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A spicy adventure in Zanzibar

A spicy adventure in Zanzibar

If variety is the spice of life, then Zanzibar is nature’s supermarket. East Africa’s favourite island playground, Zanzibar appeals to those who want to heighten their senses in a kaleidoscopic world of flavour. The island is renowned for its exotic aromas, spices and herbal remedies, and discovering these delights in...

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The complete guide to: Accra travel

The complete guide to: Accra travel

Ghana’s bustling capital city beckons curious travellers with its vibrant art scene, plentiful street food, colourful markets, thriving live music scene and nearby beaches. No matter what you’re looking for in terms of travel experiences, you’re likely to find it in Accra. Once you’re ready to go, take a cue...

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The complete guide to: Nairobi travel

The complete guide to: Nairobi travel

Ready to book a trip to Nairobi? We support this decision! Kenya’s capital is bursting at the seams with interesting things to see and do, and unique experiences to knock off your travel bucket list. From close encounters with nature, to maze-like markets jam-packed with local goodies (and much, much...

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Things to do in: Nairobi

Things to do in: Nairobi

Kenya’s capital is a destination that may feel overwhelming at first, but let the rhythm of the city get under your skin and you’ll soon appreciate the many wonders Nairobi offers. From market-hopping and wildlife viewing, to hiking and biking, there’s plenty to keep you busy. If you’re on the...

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The complete guide to: Zanzibar travel

The complete guide to: Zanzibar travel

Come to Zanzibar and you’ll be greeted by some of the loveliest beaches in the world, with stunning reefs for snorkelling and crystal-clear blue waters for swimming. But there’s more to Zanzibar than just hitting the sand. Within the city and its historic centre of Stone Town are great restaurants,...

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A small souvenir that holds big memories of Morocco

A small souvenir that holds big memories of Morocco

Before returning to New Zealand in 2016, my partner and I spent a number of years seeing as much of the globe as we could, with the time and money we had available. We had been living in Birmingham for two years before our visas ran out, at which point...

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24 hours in: Marrakech

24 hours in: Marrakech

Bustling, beautiful and mysterious Marrakech is a city like no other. Getting lost among the labyrinthine streets and chaotic souks will give you an immediate feel for the city’s seductive charms. Make the most of a quick trip with tips from our local Marrakech guides on how to spend a...

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10 ways to bag a bargain in the Marrakech medina

10 ways to bag a bargain in the Marrakech medina

The medina of Marrakech is renowned for its fabulous artisan products, mystical riads, charming souks, and friendly characters. Marrakech is an ideal destination for shopping, and tourists flock there year-round looking for the perfect souvenirs to take home. The shopping experience, however, can be completely overwhelming with a hustle and...

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