North Africa

Egypt & Morocco

Pyramids Egypt: How it really is

To let you know from the beginning: Don't expect to drive to the lonely desert for hours to eventually discover those magical pyramids. No, its completely different. After 2 hours traffic jam from Cairo, you reach the neighborhood Giza where the pyramids slowly arise behind skyscrapers, adverts and a big McDonald sign. Hundreds of tourists, big buses and crowded souvenir shops lead the way to the entrance. Welcome to one of the seven wonders of the world. Read More


Morocco: 3 cities, 3 experiences

Morocco and I became friends in December 2017, even though I visited the country two times before. But at that time, for some reason, I was blind to see the full beauty of Morocco! This time in any case, Morocco´s charm hit me! With limited options to fly on holiday from the airport in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, we found a reasonable ticket to go to Casablanca. From there, we travelled by bus and train to Essaouira, the wonderful, cozy beach town. On our way back, we stopped in Marrakesh. Here is the full city guide about these three places! Read More