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Our free August Travel Newsletter is out to subscribers. In this August travel newsletter, we’re covering tips for traveling in Morocco, another installment of Joanie Maro’s popular column On the Road with Joanie Maro with Joanie sharing some of her favorite photos and moments from Egypt, a great little video called Taste Lebanon, an article […]

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“A picture is worth a thousand words.” When I look at my photographs from Egypt they leave me absolutely speechless. They are emotions to me, not words. Egypt is my heart and soul. My experiences there have greatly defined me and I have learned so much about myself through these experiences. Travel is a tool […]

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Electrical Socket Adapters Morocco uses sockets type E and F – similar to European sockets. Americans and Canadians will need electrical socket adapters. In Morocco, the voltage is 220 V – 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. Most electronic devices have an adapter for the voltage and frequency built in, but check […]

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A look inside the wonderful culinary traditions of Lebanon. Once known as the Switzerland of the Middle East, Lebanon, particularly Beirut, is an interesting place to visit. From it’s ancient cities of Tyre and Bylos, to it’s rich culinary scene, to it’s winter skiing, there is something for every travel in this small country. In […]

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Working closely with a group of highly knowledgeable, power-house local women tourism professionals across Morocco, Egypt, Turkey and Jordan (where we hope to expand to next) we aim to provide good paying tourism jobs to many local women guides, hotel owners, restaurant owners, shopkeepers, craftsmakers, and tour managers. We believe in empowering local women through […]

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Tourism in the age of terrorism and how the landscape is changing driven more by fear than actual dangers. How has your perceptions changed the way you travel? “But isn’t fear of terrorist attacks, rationally speaking, completely overblown? From the sober perspective of statisticians and risk analysts, the answer is yes. The probability of falling […]

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While some Middle Eastern countries (such as Iran, Yemen and Saudi Arabia) require by law that women, citizens and visitors alike, cover their hair, most Middle Eastern and all North African countries do not require women to cover their hair. When traveling throughout the region, you’ll see women with varying degrees of head covering, or […]

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Dear Friends and Fellow Travelers, This October I will be taking a small group of ladies on a once in a life time trip to Morocco. It’s a 9 amazing days of exploring the very best Morocco and the Moroccan people have to offer. We will be traveling the country with some wonderful local ladies. […]

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Subscribers, be looking for our free travel newsletter, to be dropping into your in box this morning. It is packed full of plenty of exciting articles on travel in the Middle East and North Africa, and also women’s travel tips no matter where your travels take you. In the July travel newsletter, we’re covering tips […]

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Getting Started on Planning Your Trip to the Middle East and North Africa The Middle East and North Africa, also called the MENA region, is a region of the world filled with a long, rich history, complex and interesting cultures, wonderful cuisine (for you foodie’s out there), stunning natural wonders and friendly locals. Many sites […]

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Wherever your travel adventures take you – whether Dubai, Mumbai, Rwanda, London, Brazil, the US – travel is a power tool to make an impact. What you do, how you spend your money, how you educate yourself about a new place and people, who you hire, where you stay, where you eat, where you shop […]

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Off –The-Beaten Path Experiences in Dubai: Visit the Grand Mosque at Abu Dhabi Enjoy the Best Seafood in Dubai at the Bu Qtair Restaurant Get a Sneak Peak into a Traditional Emirati House by Grabbing Breakfast or Lunch at the Basta Art Café Time Travel Back 50 Years to Dubai’s Early Days by Wandering through […]

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Subscribers, look for June’s free monthly travel newsletter to be in your inboxes. We have an exciting month of articles on Jordan, Turkey and Egypt. If you’re not yet a subscribers, we invite you to join here: http://eepurl.com/bbycd1

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Jerash, situated an hour car ride from Jordan’s capital of Amman, dates back to the Greek period. Known as Gerasa in ancient times, it was termed the Antioch on the Golden River and was the capital and largest city of the Jersah Governorate. Found by either Alexander the Great or his general Perdiccas around 331 […]

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