Marrakech, Morocco: An introduction to Africa, and markets galore

I was so excited about Marrakech I can't even tell you. But I'll tell you. Because it was a place I had wanted to see for some time and never thought we would, until we finally did. I was intimated. I didn't feel like I had traveled enough to be considered a savvy traveler, ready …

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Taormina, Sicily and Naples, Italy: Pizza to rule them all

Our trip to Taormina was somewhat unplanned. I had read about the place, and someone recommended it to us, but we weren't fully convinced about going because there was no direct way to get there, you know, aside from flying or driving there ourselves. In the end, it took us two connecting buses, both that …

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Santorini and Mykonos, Greece: Where peak and off-peak times matter

Santorini Sights What new insight could I give you about Santorini? It's beautiful; it's picturesque; it's romantic. Oh, it's EXPENSIVE. Like, very much inflated in price, compared to Athens. We had focused on keeping our budget low in Athens, but when we got to Santorini we realized how good we had it in Athens. It's …

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