How to visit Casablanca as a day trip from Rabat

Casablanca is Morocco’s biggest city and is located on the Atlantic coast, not far from the capital city, Rabat. It has a very different feel to Rabat, it is lots bigger and busier (although we didn’t find it overly hectic at all). We felt that this big, major Moroccan city was definitely worth a visit to see […]

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3 Days in Rabat, Morocco’s Capital City

After 2 weeks of travelling in Morocco we made it to Rabat, a city with a relaxed vibe that I instantly loved. Located on Morocco’s Atlantic Coast, Rabat is the capital city of Morocco and is a lot smaller than nearby city Casablanca. It’s elegant tree-lined streets give it a very European feel and it’s […]

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Visiting The High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

The huge snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas Mountains blend into the clouds surrounding the city of Marrakech. These mountains seem a world away from the busy, bustling city but they are actually very accessible and easy to travel to independently. This post will cover how we travelled to the High Atlas Mountains using public transport, where […]

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How to travel to the Sahara Desert in Morocco

Travelling to the Sahara Desert in Morocco is often the highlight of every Morocco itinerary. Riding on a camel through rolling sand dunes, feeling complete isolation, and spending the night in the middle of the desert had been a dream of mine for a while, and where better than the Sahara Desert? Fortunately, it is also possible […]

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A Budget Travel Guide to Marrakech

Our 3 week trip to Morocco started in Marrakech. I didn’t know what to expect from Marrakech, at all. But it was certainly not what I expected. I’m pleased to say it was better. It was dark when we arrived in the densely packed walled Medina, and it’s true when they say that Marrakech will […]

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My top 4 travel essentials for packing light

Since I chucked my old huge backpack for carry-on only, packing light has become essential and has hugely improved the way I travel. No more checking-in luggage (which saves money) and waiting for luggage after flights, no more worry of my checked-in luggage getting lost on flights, no more back pain and struggling to pick […]

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8 Lessons Learnt From Long-Term Travel

For me, long-term travel was a huge learning step. The day I left home for a whole year was literally the biggest day of my life, and I think it always will be. I feel I’ve learnt a lot since that first big trip. When 22 year old me, in my cheap bulky hiking boots, […]

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The Versatile Blogger Award – My Second Blogging Award!

I created Zo Around The World back in April 2016, as a fun way to write about my travels so that I would never forget all the amazing places I have travelled to, as well as to help and inspire others who want to travel there too. I decided my blog niche would combine 2 […]

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12 Fun Things to do in New Zealand

  When I think about New Zealand it brings up memories of snow capped mountains and breathtaking scenery, waterfalls surrounded by lush green forests, picture perfect beaches and simply driving for hours experiencing the feeling of complete isolation. Mine and Shaun’s time in New Zealand was a month long road trip, across both islands with a group […]

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How to travel Malaysia on the cheap

Malaysia is one of the more expensive countries of the Southeast Asia region. It almost feels like 2 totally different countries; the Peninsula Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo, separated in half by the South China sea. We visited the Peninsula Malaysia in December 2014, it certainly felt more ‘western’ than it’s bordering county of Thailand and it’s not […]

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