Tag Archives: Morocco

olympos-turkey-car February 04

7 Things You’ll Lose While Traveling (and Their Solutions)

  It’s inevitable, there are some things you’re absolutely bound to lose while you’re abroad.  It can be frustrating for a number of reasons, but here are some simple solutions or strategies to avoid the situation! 1. Socks: This one really goes without saying.  I have a firm belief that all the world’s problems would […]

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany January 10

5 Reasons I Take Travel Photos

Many people tell me proudly every day, “I don’t need a camera to travel.  I have it all up here.”  This appears to be a really common attitude among “world travelers” and backpackers, but it seems really strange to me. Sure, nobody needs a camera to travel – in fact, I wasn’t even going to bring one […]

January 09

“WHY DOES ABDUL LIVE IN THE DESERT?”: Sleeping in the Sahara

 This piece was the winner of We Said Go Travel‘s Gratitude Travel Writing Contest. Anna puts her hand on my leg as I climb into the four-by-four. We’re in the small Moroccan town of Rissani, our final stop before Erg Chebbi – one of Morocco’s Saharan ergs. Mustafa, the driver, smiles and says, “Welcome Maroc” – a […]