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Egypt landmarks
Seven thousand years of history has endowed Egypt with a treasure trove of the most spectacular landmarks on earth. Egypt's landmarks are impressive to see as a testament to the advanced culture and technology that existed thousands of years ago. From engineering wonders, such as the Great Pyramids, to...
tangier medina
Although Tangier (or Tanger) is a city in Morocco's northwesternmost point of Africa, it's only a short ferry ride from Europe and is so close you can see Europe while standing in Tangier. British, Portuguese, Arabic and Spanish influences meld to form a mosaic of culture that gives this...
View over Fez at dusk from the ancient city wall, Morocco.
One of Morocco's largest cities, Fez, is home to over one million people who are joined each year by thousands of visitors from around the world. When I first visited Fez in 2019 while travelling around Morocco, as soon as I arrived, I was captivated by the city's intriguing...
casablanca morocco
Casablanca conjures the romance of a past era, thanks to the eponymous Humphrey Bogart film set in this Moroccan city. Although the focus of the movie was not about the city, there are plenty of things in Casablanca to make it a worthwhile destination to visit. Home to more...
aerial view of agadir
When I first travelled to Morocco, I'd heard about a lot of the tourist hotspots, Marrakech, Essaouira, and Casablanca. Agadir wasn't on my travel list, however, until I visited the area for surfing. Immediately I fell in love with this part of Morocco. Agadir is a relaxed and laid-back city,...
morocco cities map
When I first visited Morocco, I planned to stay only for a few weeks but those weeks quickly turned into months, as I couldn't get enough of the blend of African, Middle-Eastern, and European cultures reflected in the food, art, religion, architecture, and languages. I found myself continually in...

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Scotland is known for its awe-inspiring highlands, countless lochs, a wee bit of haggis as well as a multitude of charming castles. Over 1,000...