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Rug shopping in Essaouira

Rug shopping in Essaouira

Essaouira is a quaint coastal town 3 hours drive from Marrakesh. It’s a bustling fishing port with the freshest seafood you’ll ever eat. Be sure to visit the wharf for an authentic glimpse into local life. You can buy directly from the fisherman and have your fish...

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5 books you need to read before visiting Morocco

5 books you need to read before visiting Morocco

As I write this blog post, our tours are postponed due to the Coronavirus. Now is a great opportunity to learn more about Morocco. It has a rich history and culture and you can prepare for your tour by reading some of these books 1. Orange Blossom & Honey - food...

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Secret Food Tour of Tokyo

Secret Food Tour of Tokyo

It’s no secret that I love to eat, so when I travel, I always look for a cooking class or a food tour. It’s usually one of the most memorable parts of my holiday. On my final day in Tokyo, I joined the Secret Food Tour of Tokyo. Ideally, I would have done this at the...

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Jaipur – the pink city of Rajasthan

Jaipur – the pink city of Rajasthan

India had been TOP of my bucket list for 15 years and for a variety of reasons, I had not managed to get there. Can you imagine my excitement when I was greeted at the airport by my taxi driver  'you are most welcome to India'. I thought I was on the set of...

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Top 3 Textile Museums in India

Top 3 Textile Museums in India

1.Living & Learning Design Centre, Bhuj, Gujarat This LLDC centre consists of a craft museum, shop and cafe. It was opened in 2016 and is a modern, well laid out museum. I learnt a lot at this museum and would highly...

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My Ayuvedic Experience in Kerela, India

My Ayuvedic Experience in Kerela, India

I've travelled to Kerela before so I had heard of Ayuvedic treatment and even had a couple of massages. Earlier this year I decided to focus on my health and book 28 days of treatment. I googled, read reviews and asked for personal recommendations. I booked a resort...

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Two Wheels Are Better Than Four

Two Wheels Are Better Than Four

I'd been recommended 'Delhi by Bike' Tour of Old Delhi and I was not dissapointed. The tour started early at 6 am to beat the city traffic and crowds. There were two guides, one rode at the front and the other rode behind. The ride was relaxed and the pace was...

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6 reasons Gujarat will leave you wanting more

6 reasons Gujarat will leave you wanting more

Gujarat is India's western most state and home to numerous sacred and historical sites. It is an exciting destination to explore as it is often overlooked. 1. The capital city of Ahmedabad was founded in 1411 and features a mix of architecture from century...

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Game of Thrones filming locations in Morocco

Game of Thrones filming locations in Morocco

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? It is difficult to believe (especially living in Australia with our limited historical buildings) that the castles, forts and locations of the series are actually real! Game of Thrones is filmed in Spain, Croatia, Malta,...

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