Photos to Inspire You to Visit Chefchaouen

Photos to Inspire You to Visit Chefchaouen
Visit Chefchaouen

Aptly nicknamed the Blue Pearl of Morocco, Chefchaouen is a must see place that you should add to your travel bucket list. Situated in the Northwestern region of Morocco, this blue washed city dates all the way back to the 1400s. There are many theories as to why the walls may be blue in color. Some say it was painted blue by Jewish settlers who fled from Spain during the Spanish Reconquista while some others say that it is to drive the mosquitoes away. Another famous theory is that the blue is said to symbolize the sky and heaven and serves as a reminder to lead a spiritual life. Whatever the theory might be, there is no doubt that Chefchaouen is one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco. Here are 30 pictures to inspire you to visit Chefchaouen.

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Day Trip to Saint John – Travel Guide

Day Trip to Saint John – Travel Guide
Day Trip to Saint John

Saint John is the smaller of the three main islands that make up the US Virgin Islands and makes for a great day trip from Saint Thomas. Saint John is a far more secluded island because it is not as easy to get to unlike the other two but it’s charm and raw natural beauty is second to none. This post covers all you need to know to make a day trip to Saint John from Saint Thomas and what to see and do once you get there.

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A Guide to Smartphone Travel Photography

A Guide to Smartphone Travel Photography

People are often surprised when I tell them my travel photographs are taken from a smartphone. I’ve been traveling for a while now but up until my very recent trip to Morocco, I only used my smartphone for all my travel photography. I now have a mirrorless camera but I still continue to use my Android smartphone out of habit (probably something I won’t stop doing in a hurry). Here are my top tips for smartphone travel photography and what has worked for me.

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