chefchaouen, morocco

Beyond Honored: My Instagram Nomination by Becky Van Dijk of We Are Travel Girls

  When I awoke on January 1, 2017 and went to check my Instagram account (yes, it's the first thing I do in the morning — hey, at least it's not the last thing I do at night), my jaw dropped. StylishTravels had commented on one of my posts, congratulating me on my inclusion in … Continue reading Beyond Honored: My Instagram Nomination by Becky Van Dijk of We Are Travel Girls

The Best Gift Idea Ever: Customized Framed Photos by WhiteWall

  It's been six years since we moved to our place, but we still don't have any art on the walls. It's half because we're lazy and half because we didn't have anything we absolutely loved enough to commit to seeing every single day. Since I redid my home office, though, I've been slowly gathering some framed art … Continue reading The Best Gift Idea Ever: Customized Framed Photos by WhiteWall

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I Tried These Skin Care Samples on Vacation and Here’s What I Found

  When I travel, I take the opportunity to try out some of the sample-size products from my ever growing stash. After all, I like to travel light, so only the rare can't-live-without-it full-sized product will every make it into my carryon bag. This gives me an opportunity to try some new products that I normally … Continue reading I Tried These Skin Care Samples on Vacation and Here’s What I Found

The Blue Dream That Is Chefchaouen, Morocco (and the Ordeal to Get There)

  I was delirious. We had finally disembarked from a 15-hour overnight journey from hell — train, cab, bus. I hadn't slept, and I felt like I was in a dream, and not in a good way. And then we stepped into the medina of Chefchaouen (pronounced "shef-sha-wen"), an ancient city founded in 1471 and … Continue reading The Blue Dream That Is Chefchaouen, Morocco (and the Ordeal to Get There)