Travel

Time Travel in Fez-el-Bali

The moment you step into Fez-el-Bali, the oldest part of Fez medina, you are transported centuries back in time.  Ancient walls and madrasas, narrow mud corridors, goods-laden donkeys, and artisans engaged in millennium old crafts – all seem to have been suspended in time. The city is very well preserved,...

Historic Aix – Young & Hip, Yet True to Tradition

Aix La Bravade Calendale

What's So Special About Aix? La Bravade Calendale - ancient Provençal holiday celebrating the winter solstice with traditional dance, music and street performance. It is the little things I am relishing the most while living in Aix this fall: the sounds of the markets, cathedral bells and street musicians; the smells...

Agadir: Beach Clubs or Surf Hotels?

AGADIR BEACH CLUB Our mission in Agadir – trying out Atlantic Tennis Academy and figuring out whether this city will become our base for the next three months. We arrive on a gray rainy morning after a sleepless 12-hour ride from Fez and head straight for Agadir Beach Club – 4...

3 Magical Itineraries Around Mâcon

Pouilly-Fuisse, Macon, France

THE GRASS IS GREENER IN MÂCONNAIS Driving through the gorgeous lush meadows of the Mâconnais region in late fall, you can’t help but notice that the grass is greener in this part of the world. These are the rich Burgundy pastures that provide grazing for the much acclaimed Charolais cattle and supply...