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Sahara Desert Nightmare with Krikich Tour

While in Morocco, we joined a 3 day/2 night desert tour with Krikich through our Riad. Although I would NOT recommend anyone to go with our tour company (more on that later), the scenery on the way to Sahara Desert was unworldly beautiful. Here are my memories from the trip: 1. Our first real stop was Kasbah…

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Marrakesh in a Day : Mosque, Snails, and Sheep Head

In Marrakesh, we walked to all the main sights. Here is our itinerary for the day. Kasbah Mosque -> Saadian Tombs -> El Bahia Palace -> Marrakesh Museum -> Ben Youssef Madrasa -> Koutoubia Mosque One important thing to note for independent travelers is that at Marrakesh sights, there are no English leaflets/display signs available.…

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Barcelona and half day trip to Montserrat

Our Spain and Morocco trip got off at a rocky start when our flight to Paris was delayed for 45 mins and we narrowly missed our flight into Barcelona. The next flight wouldn’t take off until three hours later and it meant that by the time we arrived at our studio, it would pass sunset time.…

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Hoi An: Picturesque Ancient Town

In the late afternoon and evening, Hoi An’s ancient town is pedestrian and bike only. It was nice to finally be able get away from all the crazy traffics.  We borrowed bikes (for free) from our hotel and had a relaxing ride around the town. The town is also very walkable if biking is not…

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Historical Sites in Hue

Hue is dotted with tombs, palace, and other historical sites in the rural area inaccessible to public transportation. We can either rent a motorbike, book a private tour, or join a group tour. Since neither of us can ride a motorbike, we decided to join a group tour to save money. Below is our itinerary…