Africa Blog Posts

July 15, 2022

A Rockin’ Moroccan New Year’s Eve

“It turns out that teenage girls aren’t that different from each other regardless of their culture.” Recently we had the privilege of speaking with a three-time Thomson Family Adventure guest, Jennifer Houston, about her exciting experience traveling to Morocco. Why did you choose to travel to Morocco? My 50th birthday was coming up. I was…

morocco mountain town March 15, 2022

7 Reasons Morocco Belongs on Your Bucket List

Morocco constantly flies under the radar of family travelers. But for those families that crave a fresh, dynamic, safe experience, it’s practically the perfect place. We believe Morocco: Marrakesh, Essaouira and the High Atlas Mountains should be next on your bucket list, especially as the world reopens and Moroccans are ready to incentivize travelers like…

July 8, 2020

5 Popular International Family Vacation Ideas for Kids and Adults

If you’re starting to plan your next family vacation, we’ve got you covered with ideas and inspiration. The world is filled with amazing, off-the-beaten-path spots, perfect for kid friendly vacations. Kayak and canoe the sandy shorelines in the Pacific, bake Florentine pizza in Italy and hike Peru’s Sacred Valley around Machu Picchu. No matter where…

February 20, 2020

How Tall were the Sahara Dunes on Staffer Christine’s Morocco Adventure?

Our staff loves to travel. So when Thomson Staffer Christine Bowe returned from a two-week trip to Morocco, we had to hear how it went. We caught up with Christine for a Q&A about her experience in the country, where she got some of her gorgeous shots and how tall the Saharan sand dunes really…

February 18, 2020

South African Sweets: Malva Pudding Recipe

Malva Pudding is a popular South African sweet, flavored with apricot jam and served warm. The spongy inside is soaked in warm butter, caramelized and coated in a sugary vanilla sauce. Delish! If you’re thinking about a trip to South Africa, try pudding this on the dinner table and see what your family thinks. Serves…

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