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Things To Do In Essaouira

Things to do in Essaouira   Essaouira is an ancient port on Morocco’s Atlantic coast.  Some have called it a windy city, and others describe it as a laid-back version of Marrakesh. We stayed there a week and had a great time there, so read on to learn about things to do in Essaouira. Essaouira – the Name   With all those vowels together, we found...

Marrakech With Kids

Marrakech with kids – Pin it for later!! Marrakech With Kids – Introduction Marrakech is intense. Even our nine-year-olds who love exploring and excitement felt a bit Marrakech-ed out after four days here. If you are in Morocco, you have to see Marrakech.  If you are in Marrakech you must visit the Souq Semmarine. And if you are coming here with...

Morocco Travel Tips

Planning a visit to Morocco?  Don’t know what to expect?  Then read on.  I wish I had read a post with Morocco travel tips before we came here, it would have saved me a bit of time, money and heartache. Arrival and Departure Arrival by Air When you arrive as a foreigner, you have to fill in and submit a form.  With a bit of luck, your...

the colibricon express - cable car

Colbricon Express – New Gondola Lift at San Martino

  The Colbricon Express – New Gondola Lift at San Martino di Castrozza- Introduction   During our winter holiday in San Martino, we had loads of fun skiing and snowboarding. One of the girls favourite piste was Ces, which has a new cable car.   Named the Colbricon Express, it was built and commissioned in summer 2018. We enjoyed learning about the...

Visiting the Jim Thompson House with Children

Jim Thompson House with Children – Introduction We have visited Bangkok a few times, and the Jim Thompson House and Museum twice.  And we were captivated by it.  The first time the girls and I chanced upon it because we lived on the same street, and we loved it.  The next time when we were in Thailand with Nick we wanted him to see it.  He was just as entranced...