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A look back at 2016 – Part 7 – the Finale! | Travel Experiences

I was fortunate enough, once again to visit dear friends in Turkey and take some wonderful guests – a family of 4 from Australia – around Morocco at the end of 2016…what a perfect way to cap the year off! Here’s the 14 days in Morocco with them i...

A look back at 2016 – Part 6 | Travel Experiences

New Country #6: Greece It is the shortest amount of time I have actually been in and experienced a country – 24 hours. It was supposed to be longer, but due to the fact that websites were not updated or something, and there were only a select amount of ferries going over to...

A look back at 2016 – Part 5 | Travel Experiences

New Country #5: Israel Remember back to New Country #3? Saipan? Well, the same travel magazine, Travelife, asked me to shoot for them again, with the delightful Michelle again, but this time in Israel. Was I stoked! My first Middle Eastern country and a beauty to boot! Israel,...

A look back at 2016 – Part 4 | Travel Experiences

New Country #4: Vietnam I had a flight voucher from a local airline that had to be used before Jan 2017. Hmmm, I thought, where and when. After a little digging and some input from friends, I decided on South Vietnam, namely Saigon and Mekong Delta for the 3rd week of October....

A look back at 2016 – Part 3 | Travel Experiences

New Country #3: Saipan, Marianas Islands Ok, so Saipan is governed by the USA but it is a new territory I have visited and first time in the south pacific islands. I was asked to shoot for Travelife Magazine, a luxury travel magazine based in the Philippines, and what fun we had...

A look back at 2016 – Part 2 | Travel Experiences

New Country #2: Australia Little did I know after my NZ trip that it’s neighbor was going to be my next new country to visit, 5 months later! My son graduated from high school and decided to go to school in Perth. What a fun opportunity to end one season and go into another...

A look back at 2016 Travels – Part 1 | Travel Experiences

For me personally, 2016 has been a really good year on lots of levels. One of my favourite things about 2016 is the fact that I saw not 1, not 2, but 6 new countries! And visited 2 of my favourites on top of that. So I have put together a blogpost FULL of coluorful memories. Pull...

Laundry Day in Chefchaouen | Real Morocco Travel Experience

When we were in Chefchaouen, we had a morning with a local guide, Mohammed, who took us all throughout the old medina. At the beginning of our walk we passed by an area which is a community laundry area where the women wash their clothes, together at the river. I can ONLY imagine...

Riad Maison Du Sud in Essaouira ||Morocco Destination Highlight

Essaouira is definitely one of my favorite places in Morocco. I think for obvious reasons is because it is a coastal town right on the Atlantic Sea. Coupled with old medina and the vibrant artist community, Essaouira had no problem wiggling its way into my heart! The riad we...

The beautiful Palace Mnebhi in Fes || Morocco Destination Highlight

One of the highlights when visiting Fes is the Palais Mnebhi. NOt only is this remarkable palace one of the most beautiful, it took over 15 years of work to make it such. Local workers labored away until the late nineteenth century to build it. It was here, at this palace in Fez,...