Where to Shop and Take Photos in the Marrakech Souk

Where to Shop and Take Photos in the Marrakech Souk

Exploring the souk and shopping for local items is not always easy for travelers feeling intimidated by the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, so I’ve provided the exact locations of my top three shops in the Marrakech Souk for lights, ceramics, and straw purses- they also make great locations for taking photos!

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Travel Ethically with Hiptipico in Guatemala

Travel Ethically with Hiptipico in Guatemala

Guatemala is a popular travel destination for many reasons: the friendliest people, beautiful scenery, and arguably the best market shopping. Read on to learn how you can travel to Guatemala ethically with Hiptipico, a brand and social enterprise dedicated to benefiting the local Maya communities and preserving their textile tradition.

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Spotlight: Meet Adriana Quiroz of Oaxaca, Mexico - Designer of MANO MADRE

Spotlight: Meet Adriana Quiroz of Oaxaca, Mexico - Designer of MANO MADRE

This week's blog feature is dedicated to Adriana Quiroz, my host on my recent trip to Oaxaca, Mexico. A talented artist and designer of the brand MANO MADRE, Adriana's pride in her Oaxacan culture is beautifully depicted in both her artwork and her hospitality. Read on to learn more about the designer, the brand, and the hotel where I stayed, which is also home to MANO MADRE's current pop-up shop.

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