Zagora vs Merzouga: Picking the Right Desert Trip from Marrakech

Zagora vs Merzouga: Picking the Right Desert Trip from Marrakech

If you’re planning a desert trip from Marrakech, there are a lot of different options, and it can be quite confusing to say the least. There are a lot of words bandied about – Zagora, Merzouga, Ouarzazate, Sahara – and it can be a bit much to decipher if you’re not familiar with Morocco’s geography….

9 Reasons to Visit Val Di Non, Trentino’s Beautiful Valley

9 Reasons to Visit Val Di Non, Trentino’s Beautiful Valley

With the stunning backdrop of the Dolomites and the endless green of apple trees, which turn snow white with blossoms for a brief spell in spring, it’s hard not to fall for Val di Non. This beautiful part of the Trentino region is less Insta-famous than its neighbor South Tyrol (also called Südtirol or Alto…

The Magic of the Blue Eye, Albania (Syri i Kalter) and How to Get There

The Magic of the Blue Eye, Albania (Syri i Kalter) and How to Get There

The Blue Eye is one of the most beautiful sights in Southern Albania and an easy day trip from Saranda. Conveniently, the Blue Eye in Albania is also right on the way to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Gjirokastra (also written Gjirokastër), Berat’s twin city.   It’s quite easy to see both the Blue…