Exploring the historical sights of Göreme, Turkey

After checking off touring cappadocia from a hot air balloon off our bucket list, we had the rest of the day to explore the rest of Göreme and what it had to offer.   The most well known "attraction" after hot air ballooning is the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Open Air Museum that once...
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Breathtaking Cappadocia from a Hot Air Balloon

After the madness of Morocco, we were headed to our next country - Turkey! We had a stopover in Geneva, Switzerland where Minh looked at the backside of a posted dial clock (looking at the hands backwards) at the airport and thought we were going to miss our connecting...
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Turkey videos

A collection of videos of our time in Turkey.  Click to play video, or click view more to see the original post with included video!...
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Foods to try in Morocco

Food in Morocco is plentiful and you'll never go hungry. When visiting Marrakesh make sure to check out some of the following:   Tagine Tagine is the most popular dish in Morocco. Cooked in a conical shaped ceramic dish, it can include many ingredients such as chicken, lamb, or beef,...
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The Seaside Town of Essaouira, Morocco

Located on the western coast of Morocco lies the seaside town of Essaouira. The town makes for a great day trip from Marrakesh as the atmosphere of the place is a mix between North African and Mediterranean. With a much more laid back and calm environment compared to the Medina in Marrakesh, it was...
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Must-Do in Morocco – 3 Day Desert Trek

When going to Morocco, a MUST do is going on a desert trek. You’ll find that there are numerous companies selling tours within the Medina in Marrakesh. They all practically have the same itinerary, but the quality of the van, driver, and guides are what differ between the tours. Minh and I had read...
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Morocco Videos

A collection of videos of our time in Morocco.  Click to play video, or click view more to see the original post with included video!...
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Getting our PADI Advanced Open Water Diving Certification in Bali, Indonesia

After getting our PADI Open Water diving certification in Koh Tao, Tiff enjoyed it so much, she wanted to continue to pursue getting the Advanced certification. One of the greatest benefits of the Advanced Open Water certification is that you can dive deeper - up to 30 meters. It is great for wreck...
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The Madness of Marrakesh, Morocco

  Marrakesh was a city we only read about in travel books and it was on our list of places to visit during our trip. We booked a room in a guesthouse just on the outskirts of the center of the Medina. The owners Jacque and Nicolas were very welcoming and actually expats from Belgium. Their...
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Game of Thrones Filming Locations, Morocco

Shortly after visiting various Game of Thrones Locations throughout Croatia and Spain, we were on our way to another country where the show has filmed - Morocco! As part of a Desert Trek tour, we visited the UNESCO Town Ait Ben Haddou, which has also been made famous by films such as Gladiator,...
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