Experience Calm Morocco in the High Atlas

Those who want to experience a calmer Morocco, in comparison to the souks, spices and sounds of Marrakech, the High Atlas mountains are a great destination to consider. The Ouirgane area makes a great base for hiking in and appreciating the stunning High Atlas mountain range, and the drive from Marrakech to Ouirgane will see [...]

Seeing Stars in the Sahara

The Sahara desert is one of the best places in the world for star-gazing, due to the lack of light pollution – and the great news for wannabe astronomers in the UK is that it’s a mere four hour flight away. Head to Morocco and you can sleep in a traditional Berber tent under the [...]

Head to Marrakesh for a city break with a difference

If you’ve sampled many of Europe’s finest cities on weekend city breaks and are looking for something a little different, why not head to Morocco’s most famous city for a taste of what Africa has to offer? Marrakesh is a surprisingly short three hour flight and there’s plenty to see and do over a long [...]

Eilat – An alternative Red Sea holiday

Eilat is Israel’s premier desert resort, situated on the shores of the Red Sea. Israel’s southernmost town has inviting beaches, crystal seas and a sunny climate, making it a great holiday destination for travellers from all over the world. However, Eilat is often overlooked as a holiday destination in favour of more celebrated European destinations or [...]