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The ultimate Cape Town bucket list – Top 20 places to visit

Cape Town is the second most populous city in South Africa and the most populous city in the Western Cape. Cape Town is also known as the City of 7 Hills because it’s located on several hills. Each of these hills has a distinct function, making it easy to tell where each hill ends and…

Cruise on the Nile, an unforgettable river trip

This is a travel guide about a cruise on the Nile in Egypt. About the authors: Isabel Giménez Barrachina. Passionate traveler and history lover. She enjoys visiting landmarks and understanding the secrets behind. She likes nice views, skylines and tasting new kinds of food. She has visited more than 30 different countries in three continents.…

Sidi Ifni travel guide – Spanish flavour in Morocco

This is a Sidi Ifni travel guide, an old Spanish territory in the current Morocco, one of the last colonial dreams along the African Atlantic Coast.  The libraries of the desert route. Part IV It took the whole day to me to arrive to Sidi Ifni from Ouarzazate. There are no direct buses neither trains…

What to see in Cairo: a quick glance to the capital of Egypt

This an article about what to see in Cairo during your visit. Our invited authors explain what you cannot miss in the capital of Egypt.   About the authors: Isabel Giménez Barrachina. Passionate traveler and history lover. She enjoys visiting landmarks and understanding the secrets behind. She likes nice views, skylines and tasting new kinds…

5 reasons to visit Island of Gorée, Senegal

This is an article about the reasons to visit Island of Gorée, which lies off the coast of Senegal and is one of the musts in every visit to the country. You can get there in an easy journey by ferry from Dakar and I can promise you will not regret. Gorée is one of…

The 15 most romantic islands in the world

Looking for a romantic trip idea or the perfect island vacation? This list is not in order of preference, but obviously includes all our favorites, all the romantic, dreamy and lovely islands from all over the world that we love. So let’s review the 15 most romantic islands in the world – according to Besides…

Enkutatash in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Dressed in white on the rocks.

Lalibela seems to be the end of the world. Probably is the best known spot all over Ethiopia, but once you reach that precious gem you got the feeling of being anyhow in the middle of nowhere. Probably that was exactly still Ethiopia, almost a decade ago, when I stepped the country for my first…

Ksars, Oasis y una ruta en bicicleta por Draa-Tafilalet, Marruecos

El verano en Marruecos puede ser duro o muy duro. Y yo llevaba una idea que empeoraba las cosas. Una bici. Había leído sobre los atractivos de la ciudad de Ouarzazate y las posibilidades de acercarme a multitud de impresionantes lugares en sus cercanías, en la región de región de Draa-Tafilalet. Visto sobre mapa, las distancias eran perfectas…

Survivors of a Kasbah, Ouarzazate, Morocco

This is an article about the lifestyle of the old Kasbah of Ouarzazate in Morocco. The libraries of the desert route. Part II  I had spent the day, backpack in tow, through Marrakech. It had not been a bad day at all, Marrakech is always a good plan. But I was tired and there is…

Supervivientes de una Kasbah: Un viaje a Ouarzazate, Marruecos.

Esta es la historia de un viaje a Ouarzazate, un lugar mágica que se convirtió en mucho más que una simple escala gracias a su gente y su Kasbah. Las bibliotecas del desierto. Parte II Había pasado el día, mochila a cuestas, por Marrakech. No había sido un mal día, Marrakech es siempre un buen…

Marrakech. La puerta del norte al desierto

Fue en un viaje de Marrakech a Gambia a través del desierto del Sahara hasta el África negra subsahariana. Como bibliotecario, sabía de la existencia de colecciones privadas de libros antiguos ocultos en casas familiares en medio del Sahel mauritano. Esos libros habían pasado de generación en generación desde época medieval a lo largo del…

Marrakech. The northern gate to the desert

This is an article about sightseeing in one single day in Marrakech. The libraries of the desert route. Part I It was in a trip from Marrakech to Gambia across Sahara Desert till sub-Saharan black Africa. As a librarian I knew about the existence of hidden private ancient book collections in family houses in the…

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