Discover Morocco

Here’s an amazing opportunity to visit Morocco, not like a tourist, but by learning about the local culture, cuisine and people. Your guides from Morocco based, The Bridges of Cultures organization will take you on an insightful journey across Casablanca, Fez, Azrou, Arfoud, Marrakech, Essaouria and more. This is a comprehensive tour of Morocco and we … Continue reading Discover Morocco

Destination Morocco

Go Eat Give’s first monthly cultural awareness event was held at Imperial Fez restaurant last night, and it was a huge success! While the Real Housewives of Atlanta filmed at the restaurant, we had our own private section in a royal Moroccan tent-like setting. As twenty-five or so sat on comfortable cushions and low over sized chairs, … Continue reading Destination Morocco

CCS to Russia and Morocco

I went to Russia in May 2009 through Cross Cultural Solutions Insight aboard program. I picked Russia because I had heard about their large numbers of orphanages, in par with India where I saw the plight of orphans first hand at Mother Teresa’s homes. Since this was my first time and I was traveling alone, … Continue reading CCS to Russia and Morocco

Orphanages in Morocco

Some of the volunteers from our home base have been volunteering at a local orphanage. Today I learnt a few things about the system in Morocco. For starters, most of the kids in the orphanages are boys. This is surprising to learn since it is usually more girls than boys that end up in orphanages … Continue reading Orphanages in Morocco

Volunteer Vacation in Morocco

This was my second time on a volunteer vacation abroad program. Last year I went to Russia so this year I decided to try a very different place. Africa was on top of my list of places to travel to. Luckily Cross Cultural Solutions (CCS) offers 2-12 weeks programs in Morocco. Their structure is very … Continue reading Volunteer Vacation in Morocco

Morocco vs. India

 My friends travelling with me must be tired of listening to me say “This reminds me of India” dozens of times since we came here. In fact, there are a lot of similarities between India and Morocco, to say the least. Here are a few worth pointing out… Over crowdedness: When I was walking around … Continue reading Morocco vs. India

Travel Stories That Will Restore Faith in Humanity

Continuing from my last post on uplifting travel stories, here are a few more that will make you believe that people are good everywhere and restore your faith in humanity. Thank You For You! One of my first solo travels abroad was to Morocco. I spent three weeks volunteering at a women’s empowerment center in … Continue reading Travel Stories That Will Restore Faith in Humanity

Travel Abroad With These Women-Owned Tour Companies

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, I want to especially recognize women in travel. Travel is a powerful tool that helps women become independent, gain self-confidence, empower, be economically and socially impactful. Over the years, I have met countless women who worked in the tourism ministry, as travel agents, tour guides, and more. Here are … Continue reading Travel Abroad With These Women-Owned Tour Companies

Why Volunteering Abroad Leads To Happier Travel Experiences

We all know that staying happy and joyous can improve one’s lifestyle immensely. But it doesn’t just end there. It also helps in a lot of ways to keep your health in check and (might even) increase your lifespan as well. As an individual, we must always look for reasons, occasions, and ways to stay … Continue reading Why Volunteering Abroad Leads To Happier Travel Experiences