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An Essaouira Walking Tour

An Essaouira Walking Tour

Ambling the labyrinthine lanes and ramshackle alleys of the old medina, kicking back at the fishing port to watch the daily catch come in, strolling the lively Corniche, and walking along the sandy beach, are some of the delights of taking a saunter around Essaouira, a...
Our Weekend Escape to Whitewashed Essaouira

Our Weekend Escape to Whitewashed Essaouira

With its whitewashed buildings with blue shutters, colossal seagulls, and cobalt blue skies, Morocco‘s walled town of Essaouira, also known as Mogador, is an easy weekend escape from Marrakech. Our Weekend Escape to Whitewashed Essaouira A few hours drive away, on the Atlantic coast, a...
A Chance Encounter and a Single Frame in Morocco

A Chance Encounter and a Single Frame in Morocco

Five years ago we went on a road trip around Morocco. The journey was one of the last times I used film and it taught me a lot about the beauty of the chance encounter and magic of the single frame. Our epic road trip...
Marrakech Medina Meander: a Shopping Themed Walking Tour

Marrakech Medina Meander: a Shopping Themed Walking Tour

The Moroccan city of Marrakech is made for shopping, with only a smattering of sights to detain you from the fine retail therapy. Our Marrakech medina meander, a self-guided shopping themed walking tour, takes in some of the best browsing in the souqs. Our Marrakech medina meander has been inspired...
Dubai on a Budget

Dubai on a Budget

Dubai may have a reputation as a luxury destination – and we didn’t do anything to dispel that myth by staying at a swish villa on The Palm, did we? – yet it doesn’t have to be an expensive place to visit. Here’s our guide...
Ways of Seeing Dubai — From Land to the Water and Air

Ways of Seeing Dubai — From Land to the Water and Air

Ways of seeing Dubai — from land to water and air. There are far more ways to experience this striking city than the stereotypical ‘sun, sand and shopping’ perspectives from beach, desert and mall. Here’s our guide to experiencing Dubai from some different vantage points. Ways of...
Voluntourism: Giving Back As Much As You Take Away

Voluntourism: Giving Back As Much As You Take Away

Most people take a holiday to relax not work, yet giving back to a place, rather than simply taking away — whether it be a bundle of beautiful memories or a suitcase of souvenirs — is the aim of a rising number of travellers, including ourselves. Tagging...
Sustainable Travel — Buying Local Produce and Local Products

Sustainable Travel — Buying Local Produce and Local Products

Sustainable travel will be a big focus of our grand tour of the world this year. Whenever we settle into a place we’ll be buying local produce and local products wherever we go. As we’ve travelled the globe over the past few years we’ve noticed an...