A rising star in North Africa, Morocco continues to amaze all travelers. After an Egypt tour, I couldn’t get enough of the heat, and found myself in Morocco after a few weeks’ time. The warm country influenced by many cultures offers a long coastline to the Atlantic ocean, an endless desert to roam and the High Atlas mountains as a marvelous backdrop. To top the geographical location, the mixed cultural heritage chases you wherever you go. Read more…
Wrapped up in history, mystery, and charm, Morocco’s city of Marrakech is a major economic centre and is home to mosques, palaces and gardens. The Medina is a solidly crammed, enclosed medieval metropolitan dating back to the Berber Empire with puzzling backstreets where flourishing souks sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewellery. It’s not Morocco’s capital city, that’s Rabat. It’s not the country’s largest city, that’s Casablanca. It’s not even the African nation’s oldest city, that’s Fes. But Marrakech takes victory over other Moroccan metropolises as the informal cultural hub.
So, you want to go to this fantastic city? Here are 10 fascinating truths to help get you underway on your visit to Marrakech.
Moscow is the capital and most heavily populated city in Russia, as well as being the largest city on the European continent. It is an iconic and global city and is the key political, economic, cultural and scientific centre of not only Russia but of Eastern Europe as well. It is a city renowned for the Red Square, the Kremlin and St. Basil’s cathedral and furthermore, should be on your travel bucket list.
So, you want to go to this mysterious but enticing city? Here are 13 fascinating facts about Moscow.
With the summer sun burning up, I think we are all looking out the window, picturing the upcoming summer holiday. Among the most popular of destinations, Travel Talk’s Croatia sailing tours come at the top places.
During my 8 day sail Croatia tour, Sail Split to Dubrovnik (which you can get from great rates) I had a fantastic time, visiting a different island each day, relaxing on the sun deck with a beer in hand, jumping off the boat into the sea to cool off… All Croatia tours of TT make a stop at Dubrovnik, as you wouldn’t want to miss that! But here are a few things to enjoy once you are there:
Croatia is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most remarkable success stories. Rising from the ashes of former Yugoslavia, the Balkan state has gone on to be one of the continent’s hottest destinations, with a virtually uninterrupted stretch of coastline that draws visitors from all corners of the globe.
Croatia Sailing Tours – Experiencing the Country by Boat
It’s unsurprising, with such an impressive variety of sandy beaches, quiet coves and buzzing coastal towns, that many visitors opt to explore Croatia by boat, rather than sweating it out on dry land. The balmy air of the Adriatic acts as a pleasant antidote for the warm climate, which can get extremely hot in the summer time. Here are just a few of the best places to stop, when enjoying a Croatia sailing tour.
With the lost city of Petra, desertscapes of Wadi Rum and salty waters of the Dead Sea, Jordan is a destination not to be overlooked. There’s a misconception it’s an unsafe Middle Eastern country but it is in fact, a safe and tranquil retreat plus its got world-class cuisine and an intriguing culture – so much so its heavily influence pop culture and blockbuster movies. Read more…
Morocco is a bucket list destination for many travellers. It is an entryway to Africa, and a country that is full of an ample amount of diversity. Think warm hospitality, the Sahara Desert, camel treks, tagine, amazing mountain ranges, old civilisations, prehistoric cities, mint tea and souks. Morocco will blow your mind and truly is a slice of magical paradise.
Check out Morocco in photos to give you some proper #travelinspo. These photos are taken from travellers that have been on one of our Morocco tours. Take a peak!
Pamukkale is a traveller’s delight and a geological phenomenon. It is a town in western Turkey best known for its mineral-rich thermal waters that flow down the bright white terraces of a steep valley side. Next to this is Hierapolis, an ancient Roman spa city founded around 190B.C. The ruins there contain a pristine theatre and a necropolis with tombs that expanse for 2km. With such a unique combination of natural and man-made marvels, it’s little wonder that Pamukkale-Hierapolis is such a tourist hotspot.
When visiting Turkey, Pamukkale is must! Intrigued? Here are 8 interesting facts about Pammukale.
Ibiza is well known for its music mecca status. The crème dela crème of renowned DJs makes the island a holy ground for clubbers. It’s a refuge for all music fans, socialisers and partygoers – pure paradise. With so much hype about this Spanish island, there is more to it than just its party scene. It also offers pristine beaches, beautiful scenery, tasty restaurants and amazing architecture.