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May 16, 2019

France's oldest and 2nd largest city is oft overlooked as it has a reputation for being a gritty, loud place with a significant North African influence, not what comes to mind when people want to have that quintessentially French experience.  Which is a shame because M...

February 21, 2019

This story is a cautionary tale about why you should always read the reviews, people! 

In Northern Thailand, I randomly stumbled across the website for Chiang Dao Nest 1 and 2 whilst deciding to make a side trip from Chiang Mai to either Pai or Mae Hong Son.

Pai seemed l...

September 30, 2018

When planning a trip to the Yucatan, Mexico, many travelers will choose the region's capital city, Mérida, as their base. But I plead the case for Valladolid, a  small town in the middle of the state and a designated Pueblo Magico (Magical City) since 2012 due to its c...

July 25, 2018

San Cristobal Baja, the newest hotel from Bunkhouse ATX group, is situated in Baja California and is their first venture located outside of the United States. It continues the tradition of stellar design, forward thinking and detail-oriented hospitality established by...

April 14, 2018

Hoi An may very well be the most charming town in Vietnam, if not the most fragrant. It's well-preserved historic center is filled with gorgeous yellow and blue buildings, and it's proximity to the beaches and ruins of My Son makes Hoi An an attractive break between th...

March 16, 2017

A stay at the phenomenal Bhairon Vilas hotel in Bikaner, Rajasthan comes replete with the extravagant hospitality that is unique to the country of India. The hotel is situated in the mansion of Mataraja Bhairon Singh-ji,  once a prime minister of Bikaner.   Converted l...

November 8, 2016

Ladakh. Even the name sounds infinite and mysterious, just like its otherworldly vistas high up in the Himalayas. 

Part of the disputed territories along the border of India and Pakistan in the state of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh is known as the Land of High Passes. It has...

September 17, 2016

Bonjour mes amies!  Below I have compiled a guide of my favorite things about Paris, based on many years traveling here. Paris is divided into neighborhoods (or ème), and is labeled in a concentric pattern with lower neighborhoods spiraling out to the higher neighborho...

July 31, 2016

Tours with Ali the driver, Ali the Telouet Berber, and Ali the Marrakech guide.

Starry Desert Sky.

Rissani, Vallée des Rosée, Todra gorge 

Fresh squeezed green grape juice.

Collective de Berbere nomade.

Camels "Sandy" and "Monsieur Lash". 

The stillness and the chaos of the...

July 21, 2016

As an avid traveller, thrifting connoisseur and a student of world culture, I have been exposed to many different types of retail options and I have discovered the marketplace to be my preferred method of shopping.  Behold, the 6 that stand out from the rest....

June 17, 2016

Traveling to Goa during monsoon season can be a very rewarding experience, especially if you dislike crowds and love the rain. Natural Goa, so lush, contrasts well with the jewel tones of the fabulous Portuguese villas sprinkled about the countryside. I stayed in Anjun...

April 4, 2016

Trekking in the glorious Moroccan desert, whether visiting Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga, will be an adventure, particularly if you haven't ridden a camel before. It gives insight into the lifestyle of the Berbers who have inhabited the Sahara for years. Here are a few tip...

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