Africa

Africa

One Night in Marrakech

I arrived in Marrakech with my two college-aged sons, the older of whom was quite ill from a bad meal in Cairo the day...

Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting Morocco

Morocco is a country of contradictions. Travel south and you’ll encounter the dunes and deserts of the Sahara; travel north and you’ll find lush,...

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Morocco

 Architecture While the specifics may vary slightly from city to city, Moroccan architecture as a whole evolved with many different influences. The impact of Islamic...

Explore Morocco

Agadir On the southern coast of Morocco, at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, you’ll find Agadir. Though destroyed by an earthquake in 1960, the...

Once Upon an African Adventure

The first thing you’ll notice about Torbjørn Pedersen is his striking cheerfulness. A single visit to Once Upon A Saga, the blog maintained by Torbjørn...

The Magic of Kenya’s Giraffe Manor

When the clock strikes 5 a.m., the hot, Kenyan sun makes its ascent into a pale, watery sky. Though they don’t wear watches, the...

Instagram Spotlight: @george_ell

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, we travel to Morocco,...

Remembering Madagascar

When Aurélie Amiot imagined Madagascar, she pictured red-orange soil, flat land, and towering Baobab trees, their root-like branches reaching for the sky. Upon arriving,...

A Month in Morocco’s Hidden Gem

I was completely unprepared for my trip to Morocco. The social, political, and religious structures were all new to me, and I had no...