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Author Lucas Peters shares the best things to do and see in Morocco’s great city of Marrakech, from visiting the bustling souks to relaxing at a traditional hammam.
The Moroccan spa, or hammam, is known worldwide as a luxurious experience, though the exact ritual of the hammam remains a mystery to many. Lost somewhere in billowing clouds of steam, hand-crafted argan soaps, healing clay masks, exfoliating scrubs and intense massages, is the humble purpose of these public baths: to get clean.
A trip to Morocco feels somehow incomplete without spending at least one night in a desert oasis. Moroccans and foreigners alike come to take in the great expanse of the Sahara and experience the warm hospitality that this region is known for.
Wildflowers are a vibrant treat in spring and summer. Their breezy color palettes light up our hiking landscapes, immerse us in the present moment, and send a signal—after what can feel like a long, wet, winter season—that sunny, summery weather is on its way. These Mount Rainier hikes combine wildflowers with striking scenery.
Rocky Mountain National Park is a great option for family vacations in Colorado, and Erin English has five suggestions for the perfect family-friendly hike.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park can attract large numbers of people, especially at certain times of the year or along popular trails. Beat the crowds by planning a wintertime hike, or explore these lesser-known regions of the park.
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