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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 […]

Discover Morocco

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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, […]

Destination Morocco

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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, […]

CCS to Russia and Morocco

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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 […]

Orphanages in Morocco

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 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 […]

Morocco vs. India

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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 […]

Travel Stories That Will Restore Faith in Humanity

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Adventure travel writer Phoebe Smith shares her soothing tales of Slow Travel with the Calm community and helps people fall asleep on World Sleep Day.

Can Travel Stories Put You To Sleep?

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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 […]

Travel Abroad With These Women-Owned Tour Companies

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