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Insights Into Morocco Travel by Guidebook Author Lucas Peters

Lucas Peters Morocco travel blog
Author and journalist, Lucas Peters, is our lead in-country curator of our trips to Morocco. He literally wrote the book on Morocco. His second edition of the Moon Guidebook to Morocco was just released in December 2019. We asked him to share a few up-to-date insights and travel tips about this ancient land that is readily adapting to 21st C modern...
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If You Really Want to Get to Know a Destination

Traveling with a guide The importance of traveling with a guide
The travel industry as a whole is always marketing "cultural" experiences but what does that really mean? Typically, and sadly enough, that usually means just visiting a cultural spot with no opportunity to connect in a meaningful way and with just a short glimpse into the lives of a handful of people. If you really want to...
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Gathering Around The Table - Food & Culture in Egypt

Egypt-food-culture Gathering around the table in Egypt
One thing almost every destination in the world shares is an association of food and place. A sudden whiff of epazote or cumin instantly transports me to Mexico and all the memories that go with it. The food of a given country often tells something of the country's history, from ancient trade routes to colonization give and take.  The foo...
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Dinner with Dina - An Egyptian Meal Fit for the Pharaohs

Egyptian cuisine at it's finest.
We're all searching for authentic cultural experiences when we travel but there's one particular type of experience that stands out amongst the rest and when you find it you've found the holy grail of travel. Food! And I'm not talking about a good restaurant, I'm talking a real home-cooked meal made from scratch, with recipes passed down ...
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Happy Diwali! What You Should Know About India's Festival of Light

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For the next several days India will be alight with candles and fireworks, people giving gifts, and celebrating with family and friends. It is the return of the festival of Diwali or Deepwali, the biggest and brightest of all Hindu festivals celebrated in India. It's the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a...
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