New York City Part 1: The Empire State of Mind

Washington, D.C. may be the capital of the United States (where I call home) but a fun fact about our nation is New York City (another place I call home) was actually the first capital of the United States.

photography of bridge during nighttime
Photo by Michał Ludwiczak on

What makes New York City unique for so many is that it is also considered a feeling.  You will always deep down either love or hate it.  It’ll feel like the greatest experience ever.  Or possibly the worse experience.  That’s just on a day by day bases.  

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Morocco: Diamond In The Rough

Thinking about a nice trip to a place that wouldn’t typically be your number one destination? Visit Morocco!

City in Morocco
Picture: MvdM

My girlfriend and I went to Morocco in April and loved it. The country has a lot to offer, is very safe and the landscapes are amazing.

We flew into Cassablanca and the next day we rented a cute Fiat 500 and drove to the north of the country to the city of Chechaouen. This is an amazing city with small alleys where you wander for hours. One of the beauties of this city is that everything is blue and white. The houses, buildings and even the pavement of most alleyways. Enjoy a nice Moroccan tea on a terrace and visit their local market.

The small streets from Fez

Our next stop was the city of Fez. We parked our car at the edge of town and walked to the riad. I highly recommend staying at a riad or two, it’s an awesome experience. A riad is a combination between a hotel and bed and breakfast. They serve you breakfast in a common room, and when you arrive they always greet you with a cup of Moroccan tea.

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