Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Medina, Marrakech: The Tourist Dinner

I've said it before and I'll say it again, take recs from your upscale hotel with a grain of saffron. The Prison of Posh led me astray in Naples where, due to time restraints, the hotel recommended...

Medina, Marrakech: The Overview

Admittedly, I was unprepared for the madness of the Medina in Marrakech. Coming from pampering at the Park Hyatt Milan, Paris, and the IC Marseille, I was ill-equipped to handle the chaos of the old...

Why I Decided to Stay in Marrakech

There are certain places I visit that I know that I will like right away. There are other places that don't jive with me almost instantly. Those include Phuket, Istanbul, Mandalay, and Bagan. Curiously,...

How I Almost Left Marrakech After One Night

I try to blog in real time so I don't forget critical details. I was ready to hit publish on this post but had a change of heart.  Iberia and Avios to the rescue. Sorry, Marrakech...

Flight Review Royal Air Maroc: Props to Marrakech

Leaving Marseille, I connected in Casablanca en route to Marrakech, a city that has been more hyped than Lonzo Ball. I boarded the bus to get me on the prop plane that would take me the rest of the distance.

Guns & Butter: Marseille Travel Guide

TPOL’s Guns & Butter Travel Guide is the best way to see as much as you can in as little time as possible. Here’s how it works: A trip is composed of two factors: Labor And...

InterContinental Marseille: A Timeless Hotel

The IC Marseille is a beautiful hotel that sits on a perch overlooking the Vieux Port. It's like something from a movie. Indeed, it is featured in the TV series Marseille. The best part of the hotel is the view from the terrace, a view that was not available from my room.

A Football in Match in Marseille: Do Not Miss

By now, it is clear that TPOL writes about getting Points (see Haircuts Abroad). Instead, I choose to focus on what to do with the points. For me, one of the best uses for points is...

Fancy French Food? Choose Street Food In Marseille Instead

I love to eat. I especially love to eat authentic local cuisine. I'm not talking about the incomparable Olive Garden Times Square or the bistro, McDonald's (said in French accent) in Paris. I'm talking about...

Haircuts Abroad: Marseille Edition

Some bloggers write about the UNESCO sites they've visited. Other bloggers write about every plane they've boarded. I choose to document many overlooked areas of travel. The first is obviously pho. The second is espresso. Another...
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