M Thomson

  • Tips For Your First Trip To Essaouira

    Essaouira, Morocco By M Thomson, 8:00 am

    Travelers love the Moroccan city of Essaouira for its laid-back vibe, cafés and coffeehouses, and watersports activities. It is easy to get to from more popular cities like Casablanca and Marrakech, making it a popular place for a weekend excursion. If you’re a first-timer visiting, take advantage of tours around Essaouira which take hikers to cool locations just outside the city. The natural attractions are great for bird watching. Here are 15 tips to make your trip easy to this charming city by the sea.

  • 15 Natural Attractions In Kenya You Need To Add To Your Bucket List NOW

    natural attractions in kenya By M Thomson, 7:00 pm

    Kenya’s reputation as one of the top nature destinations in the world is well-deserved: it’s got a mind-blowing array of lakes, mountains, islands and wilderness areas that are almost too stunning to be believed. Here are some of the world-famous — and lesser known — natural attractions in Kenya that you need to add to your bucket list NOW.

  • 15 Incredible Things To Do In Malawi, The Warm Heart Of Africa

    things to do in malawi By M Thomson, 9:52 am

    Despite being one of the coolest, safest, and most affordable places in southern Africa, Malawi is often overshadowed by its larger neighbors Tanzania, Zambia, and Mozambique. Known as “the warm heart of Africa,” this friendly nation of 17 million packs a big punch for its small size. The country is full of forests, beaches and lakes to explore, along with plenty of cultural activities and festivals to participate in. From kayaking over a crystal clear lake to dancing all night under the stars, here are 15 incredible things to do in Malawi when you visit.

  • 13 Organizations That Let Travelers Help Endangered Species

    instagrams of rhinos By M Thomson, 5:00 am

    It may seem like a challenge to find an African vacation that allows you to live it up, not blow your budget AND help preserve endangered species, but it is indeed possible. From helping to stop rhino poaching to protecting against deforestation, here are 15 organizations that offer travelers ways to help protect endangered species in Africa while on holiday.

  • 15 Reasons To Visit Ouarzazate

    By M Thomson, 5:00 pm

    Known as “the door to the desert,” Ouarzazate was traditionally a crossroads for traders, and in modern times has been used to film numerous movies and TV series, including Game of Thrones and Gladiator. Many tourists are unaware of what the city has to offer, but we assure you that it is a great place to visit if you’re in Morocco.

  • A Moroccan Treasure: 15 Reasons You Have To Visit Rabat

    By M Thomson, 5:00 pm

    Travelers often look towards Marrakech and Fes for their Moroccan vacations, but Rabat should not be missed. This centuries-old city that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean has much to offer culture vultures and outdoorsy types alike. Here are 15 reasons why you should add Rabat to your Moroccan itinerary.

  • 15 Reasons To Explore Antananarivo, Madagascar

    By M Thomson, 5:00 am

    While most travelers head to Madagascar to see exotic animals, parks and beaches, the capital city of Antananarivo has much to offer, too. It’s the largest city and has fascinating culture, cuisine and attractions. Here are 15 reasons to spend a few days exploring Antananarivo.

  • Tips For First-Timers Visiting Essaouira

    essaouira kittens By M Thomson, 5:20 pm

    Travelers love the Moroccan city of Essaouira for its laid-back vibe, cafes and coffeehouses, and watersports activities. If you’re a first-timer visiting, here are 15 tips to make your trip to this charming city by the sea as easy and breezy as the ocean itself.

  • Why Every Cyclist And Hiker Should Take On The Atlas Mountains

    By M Thomson, 5:23 pm

    Hikers and cyclists are always looking for the next big thing that will allow them to test their limits. Morocco’s Atlas Mountains, which features dozens of rugged trails and North Africa’s tallest peak, offer a worthy challenge. Here are 15 reasons every cyclist and hiker should make it a priority to take on the Atlas Mountains.

  • 15 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Grahamstown

    By M Thomson, 5:24 pm

    Travelers often overlook smaller South African towns such as Grahamstown as they opt for larger cities throughout the country. Consider these 15 reasons why you should include this special place in your own travel plans, especially if you are traveling through Eastern Cape.