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Marrakech: A City of Culture

Marrakech is one of Morocco’s most popular destinations for holiday makers, travellers and visitors of all kinds.  It is the fourth largest city in Morocco after Casablanca, Fes and Rabat, and lies near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains just a few hours away from the foot of the Sahara Desert. Its location and […]

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The Best of Egyptian Beach Towns

“City of peace” is an ideal synonym for the idyllic south Sinai city of Sharm el Sheikh. Its nickname stems from the number of international peace conferences held there and some may say the venue was chosen for its transcontinental location, but I believe the tropical climate, coastal breezes and clear waters were the real […]

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Things to do in Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is easy to love, but hard to describe. It is a curious mix of old world and new, all at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, the highest mountain barrier in North Africa. A trip to Marrakech will leave you dizzy, and breathless, and longing to return. While under its spell, be sure to […]

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Things to do in Stone Town, Zanzibar

Zanzibar itself is an archipelago, just off the coast of Tanzania. Historic Stone Town is Zanzibar’s capital city, and is of historical importance in East Africa. Stone Town was recently named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. One of the reasons Stone Town received this distinction is because of its history of intense seaborne trading […]

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