Upon arrival into Marrakech Morocco, we didn’t instantly fall in love. As Alan described in our Driving in Morocco post, it was dark and there was an instant unfamiliar buzz and chaos. Here we will share with you some tips for Morocco with kids, specifically in Marrakech, but these tips would work for most tourists spots around the globe. As with any destination, regardless of their economics, you need to use your common sense. We do understand, at times, it is easier said than done. Continue reading
When it comes to experiencing new things, we all have our favorites. Alan and Anya are always up for a new adrenaline rush and if it looks like a thrill they are all over it. I am always up for joining in with the locals and just being part of whatever local tradition is happening. When it comes to trying new foods, Lars is the taste testing Man! He loves to experience and taste new foods. He is far more courageous than the rest of us, and an inspiration to get us to go beyond our food comfort zones. Continue reading
With our trip to Morocco in the books, I figured I would do a post on what it was like to drive in the country. Since I’m writing this, and you’re reading it, it’s obvious to say, “We survived!“. Obeying the “Rules of the Road” was a bit difficult at times, Continue reading
When we take a trip many people ask where we have stayed, as well as the price. We don’t think of ourselves as the type of family that is bare bones with accommodation, nor are we the 5 star resort regulars. We tend to stay in places that are comfortable with each of us having a little elbow room. We don’t need many of the bells and whistles, but we do need wifi, and running hot water. An extra bonus is when breakfast is included or we are in the ideal location for activities.
Well on this trip we managed to sneak in a little bit of everything, partially due to our unexpected change in itinerary. I will give you list of where we stayed and a little about what we thought. Continue reading
I guess you have figured out that I like to plan, or at least appear that I am planning. Truth be told, I am really a “Go with the Flow” kind of person, but with researched options at the ready. I do find it enjoyable to research all of our options and see what trouble we can get into, as well as duration and costs in advance. That is about where my planning usually stops. I over research and we don’t usually partake in half of what I have researched. This is our Morocco itinerary for a family of four and a few gotcha’s!