LAUREL HENNEN VIGIL | LONDON, ENGLAND | POST 4

LAUREL HENNEN VIGIL | LONDON, ENGLAND | POST 4

Featured image: The view of Marrakech’s Medina (old city) from the roof of the riad where I stayed. Riads, many of which have been turned into hotels, are traditional Moroccan houses centered around an interior courtyard. I know you just clicked on a post tagged, “London, England,” but sorry, this is a dispatch from Morocco. I promise that I am living in London, do have classes to attend there, and don’t spend all of my time traveling. I will be…

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John Ammondson | Agadir and Marrakech, Morocco | Post 6

John Ammondson | Agadir and Marrakech, Morocco | Post 6

Well, it’s certainly been an eventful two weeks since the last time I wrote! As planned, our group ventured on Sunday the 6th from Marrakech to Agadir, a beach town on the coast of Morocco. While driving around trying to find our hotel, I joked that we should stay at a pizzeria I could see out the window; our van promptly turned left into the parking lot of the pizzeria, which was in fact the restaurant section of our hotel….

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Jessica Tarantine | Marrakech, Morocco | Post 3

Jessica Tarantine | Marrakech, Morocco | Post 3

There are few phrases that I hate more than “single female traveler.” While I’m fine with the term “traveler,” the words “single” and “female” seem to suggest that it is strange for a woman to travel alone—that she would somehow be less capable of doing so than a single male. Yet, before I traveled as a single female traveler, I Googled tips for single female travelers religiously. Most of the time, tips for female solo travelers were the same as for everyone else: lock your…

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