Marrakesh—A Dichotomous and Delicious Feast for the Senses

This article was excerpted from The Wall Street Journal’s Insider’s Guide to Marrakesh. Marrakesh is a city of split personalities—part “Arabian Nights” fantasy, part French elegance— it is a spiritual haven as well as a hippie retreat, a partiers’ paradise and a glamorous getaway. One moment you’re dodging donkeys in the clogged arteries of the [...]

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Magical Morocco

From a silver contributor: We flew into Casablanca and proceeded directly to Rabat. We stayed half a day in Rabat and visited two main attractions: Kasbah des Oudaias and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V/Hassan II. It’s best to visit these with a local guide.  From there, we proceeded to the city of Meknes. A very [...]

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Tel Aviv—A Sunny Haven Where East Meets West

This article was excerpted from The Wall Street Journal’s Insider’s Guide to Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv is the ultimate East-meets-West city, accented by ample doses of American pop culture and the one million recent immigrants from the former Soviet Union to Israel. Blessed with nine blue-sky months and nearly nine miles of aquamarine coastline, Tel Aviv [...]

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A Dream Vacation in Morocco

-Cam, a diamond traveler and retired corporate executive writing and traveling and enjoying life recommends: Royal Mansour was, without a doubt, the most extraordinary hotel Peter and I have ever stayed in! The King of Morocco personally decided that this hotel would be the best in his country—we attest to the fact that His Royal Highness [...]

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Exotic Trip Survery: A romp in the Emirates Desert grab ya?

From a well-placed ex-pat in Abu Dhabi, he below responds to our question of exotic vacations: Yes indeed, the best supplier in Dubai is /www.desertsafaridubai.com which we use all the time. In Abu Dhabi its Visitabudhabi with Arabian Adventures being the tried and tested one.

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