Morocco

Morocco is an easy country to revisit and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing how much some of our favorite spots had changed since our last visit. Tangier helped kick off our Moroccan adventure and we marveled at the difference from 22 years ago – the incessant touts harassing tourists in the labyrinth medina are long gone…Continue reading Morocco

Tunisia – Tunis, Dougga, Bardo Museum, Sidi Bou Said, Tozeur & the Sahara, Matmata, Chenini, Tataouine, Sfax, El Jem, Sousse, Mahdia, Monastir & Kairouan

Tunisia. What an amazing country! We spent 2 weeks doing a whirlwind trip around this petite North African nation and had an absolute blast. After arriving and exploring Tunis, we visited Dougga, an ancient Roman city which is a UNESCO world heritage site and deservedly so. Next up was the Bardo Museum, one of North…Continue reading Tunisia – Tunis, Dougga, Bardo Museum, Sidi Bou Said, Tozeur & the Sahara, Matmata, Chenini, Tataouine, Sfax, El Jem, Sousse, Mahdia, Monastir & Kairouan

Ethiopia – Danakil Depression, Tigrai & Omo Valley

Well, we couldn’t stay away from Ethiopia! This incredibly diverse country fascinated us on our first trip here, and we have longed for a repeat visit ever since. Intrigued by other travelers’ ravings about the Danakil Depression (reputedly one of the remotest, most inhospitable, dry and barren regions on earth, with the added distinction of…Continue reading Ethiopia – Danakil Depression, Tigrai & Omo Valley

Djibouti

Djibouti is not a country that springs to mind when contemplating where to spend a vacation. However, ever since we heard that juvenile whale sharks congregate and are all but guaranteed to be seen in the Gulf of Tadjoura from the months of November to February, we just knew that we simply had to go.…Continue reading Djibouti