Where are the Seychelles? The Islands We Now Dream About

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So, where are the Seychelles and what are they? The stunning 115 islands that make up the Seychelles should need no introduction. Upon landing in Mahe at 8 am after a red eye flight from Abu Dhabi with multiple screaming babies, we should have been extremely tired. However, as soon as we walked out of the tiny airport there was no time to be groggy – we were in complete paradise. A paradise made up of sparkling granite, crystal waters, and lush green jungles, unlike anything we had ever seen previously. Where are the Seychelles? Where are the Seychelles? The islands … Read More

10 Books About Africa You Should Read Before You Go

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10 Books About Africa You Should Read

I’m going to preface this with most of these books about Africa will break your heart, but there are also extraordinary stories in them. Africa, is humanity and nature at its rawest. It’s a continent home to some of the greatest natural features on earth and some of the worst atrocities in modern history. This is by no means a comprehensive list of books about Africa, of which there are many, but more simply a list of books to give you a taste. These are all written by more talented writers than myself and they are all from Africa. I … Read More

Movies About Africa to See Before Visiting the Continent

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Movies about Africa

Before going to Africa it’s important to learn a little about the continent. One of the best ways to do that before is watch some movies about Africa! From the lions in the serengeti to the some of the worst civil wars on the continent, here are my favorite movies about Africa to watch before going. I grew up in the 90’s, and I can’t think of the animals in Africa without thinking of the Lion King. If you haven’t seen this movie yet, you need to stop reading right this second and get on Amazon, hop on Netflix, or … Read More

Travel Scams Around the Globe

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Travel Scams Around the Globe

Scams seem to have just become another part of travel. I’m sure everyone has a great story of that time they were scammed here or that time that man ripped you off there. No matter how long you have been traveling or how many countries you have traveled to, I don’t believe you are ever truly safe from being taken advantage of. I love a good scam story, so I asked travel bloggers from around the globe to share their best one! Travel Scams Around the Globe DJ from Dream Euro Trip got scammed in Belgrade We’ve been taking taxis around the … Read More

This Couple’s Travel Story Told Through A GoPro

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The Best GoPro Travel Shots

It’s officially six-months of our blog being live, and us on the road. So, in celebration we’ve compiled a list of our best GoPro travel photos. We just concluded a month of hanging out in Belgrade and have arrived in a new country for us both, Macedonia. 2016 has even more in store for us, so be sure to check back. We’ll be bouncing around the Mediterranean as the weather makes a turn for the best, before we tackle the Dark Continent. We love taking travel photos with our GoPro. We have no shame in admitting our GoPro is probably one … Read More

Five International Trips to Take with Your Tax Refund

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Income tax returns are due to the American government on April 18th, for the Aussies and Brits this date is October 31st. All over the world tax day is coming up fast! Hopefully, this means a little extra cash in your pocket from last years hard earned work. If you’ve been staring at that desktop photo of Fiji for longer than you can remember then now is the time to take that long deserved trip. Whether it be a long or short vacation go grab your lover, bestie, or family and hop on a plane.  Here are five international trips … Read More

Moroccan Blue Paint: Finding Peace within Chefchaouen

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Unlocking the secrets of Chefchaouen

Finding Peace within the Moroccan Blue Paint In northwest Morocco, situated in the beautiful Rif Mountains, is Chefchaouen. “Chaouen” as locals call it, is a small city that is renowned for it’s beautiful streets made up of Moroccan blue paint. Besides the blue streets, Chefchauoen is a popular tourist destination for its hashish, grown prolifically all over the region.  We went to Chefchaouen to get away from the hustle and bustle of the bigger cities in Morocco. We had seen the photos online detailing all the shades of blue, and just knew we just to get to this Moroccan town. See the … Read More

Things to Do in Essaouira: A Beach Holiday in Morocco

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A Guide To Essaouira

We spent two weeks in the city, and never ran out of things to do in Essaouira. In fact, we kept extending our stay in the Moroccan coastal town. Read on to see our list of the best things to do in Essaouira. An introduction to Essaouira Essaouira is perched on a rocky outcrop with a medina that appears at any moment to be beaten back by the sea. Yet, after centuries of waves it stands defiantly. The city was meant to exist, and the web of winding narrow streets of white and blue have always been. There is no shortage of … Read More

15 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Morocco

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Things to Know Before Going to Morocco

Morocco has long been on my “must see” lists. The bright and colorful photos of the country always seemed to captivate me, and the Sahara desert was something I had only seen in movies. Due to Morocco’s proximity to Europe, more and more travelers are hopping on the next ferry out of Spain to see this place for themselves. As soon as you cross the border you will be taken back into another world. As enthralling as it is, here are 15 things I wish I knew before going to Morocco. Going to Morocco? Marrakech is dubbed “scam city”, but … Read More