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During the first week of January, we gathered a group of fourteen creatives and headed to Morocco for four days of work and play.  To understand what really happened during those four days, we journey back to the birth of the

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National Mosque Abuja | Understanding Nigeria | Abuja, a City in Search of a Soul

In our concluding series of articles (see part 1 here) seeking to provide insights to our readers about Nigeria, we visit Abuja, the nation’s capital city, for another perspective. In this piece, titled ‘Understanding Nigeria: Abuja, a City in Search

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Episode 001: Exploring Nigeria, #NaijaChat | via @dipyourtoesin

Welcome to #NaijaChat! We invite you to watch the video below ‘Exploring Nigeria: #NaijaChat Video Highlights’ where we preview what you can expect from our destination focus on Nigeria. Nigeria (Naija as it is fondly called by those in the know)

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Making sense of Nigeria, A Lagos Perspective

In this series called #NaijaChat, we explore Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country. We draw from our recent travels to two of Nigeria’s most important cities to highlight different aspects of the local culture. Using perspectives from Lagos and Abuja, we

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DIPINTO17 Retreat for creative entrepreneurs

#DIPINTO17: Goal Setting Retreat for Creatives with HDYTI Essaouira, Morocco | 5 to 8 January 2017 Take control of your goals and maximise your creative potential in 2017 in this 4 day retreat set in Essaouira, on the idyllic western coast

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#DIPINTO17 Creative Entreprenuer Retreats

Are you ready to propel your creative business ideas forward? Want to surround yourself with 14 other like minded creatives in an inspiring location? Want to learn from global influencers in the top of their fields? Need space for your

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#CruiseMonth: Four Questions to Help You Sail Away | via @dipyourtoesin

#CruiseMonth is upon us, and as the winter months arrive and the familiar chill creeps in, thoughts turn to warmer climes and the holiday season. Cruise travel presents an interesting choice of escape, invoking images of sailing the Mediterranean or

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A GLOBAL VILLAGE FOR THE PREPARED TRAVELLER: Zika Virus

This past spring, we changed our travel plans to the Caribbean due to concerns about Zika virus. At the time, travel advice in the public domain was sketchy. Not sure what to expect, we defaulted on the side of caution

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Five Things We look forward to Experiencing in Valencia

We are off to Valencia! In this post, we share five things we hope to experience during our upcoming trip. If you have never visited, perhaps we can convince you to join us on this trip by following our social media updates and ultimately

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Share a Journey and Not Just Moments with Esplorio | via @dipyourtoesin

We are big fans of innovative travel technology. We recently discovered Esplorio, a digital travel journal which allows us to automatically document our trips. This technology makes it easier to connect the dots between the highlights of a journey and turn

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Rock Climbing, Lech am Arlberg, Austria Alps

Winter is behind us and summer is finally here! Some of the world’s most popular winter destinations take on a new persona as the summer sunshine melts the ski slopes. One of such alternative summer destinations is Lech am Arlberg, a previously exclusive ski

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PlanetPass London Walking Tour Foodies at Borough Market

We believe that the greatest cities are those that preserve their history but are equally unafraid to evolve. With its eternal ability to be both old and new, London is clearly a city in that category. In the words of

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10 Must Follow Zanzibar Influencers on Social Media

Numerous studies have established that more of us are relying on social media when planning holidays and trips. The key objective of this post is to provide an information hub for travellers intending to visit Zanzibar, Africa’s Spice Island. Having pertinent

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Aiysha: Challenging Stereotypes in Zanzibar’s Tourism Industry | @dipyourtoesin

Traditionally, the tourism industry on the island of Zanzibar is male dominated. However, Aiysha Mohammed is a young Muslim woman who is challenging stereotypes as one of only three certified female guides on the island. Before meeting Aiysha, we had spent the

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Zanzibar Serena Hotel An Oasis of Time

In our series on Zanzibar, we take a moment to appreciate the efforts of one local brand, Zanzibar Serena Hotel, to preserve Stone Town’s rich history.

Stepping through history in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

In Stone Town, Zanzibar, we saw a country with a rich history where the past, present, and future are locked in a delicate and sometimes uncertain balance.  

10 Things First Timers Should Know About Cruise Travel

You know the sort of relationship you have with a distant relative where you communicate with each other via the occasional Facebook poke (does anyone still do that?) or random emoji? Well, that’s how we felt about cruise travel.

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Carol: The 8kg Solo Explorer, Living Life after 60 (Zanzi Resort, Zanzibar) | @dipyourtoesin

The world is experiencing a solo travel movement. Social media channels including Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Facebook are laden with many solo travel hashtags, as well as other popular tags that reflect a growing generation of solo travellers who are

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5 Foodie Reasons Why Idaho Is On Our Travel Wish List | @dipyourtoesin

Why Idaho? We recently had the opportunity to attend a travel event hosted by AVIAREPS for Idaho Tourism, on behalf of House of Coco magazine. The event was held at London’s award winning K West Hotel & Spa. Here, we were

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Doha skyline, flying over Qatar | @dipyourtoesin

Planning to fly through Doha, Qatar?  You might want to consider making more than a brief stopover. Doha is no longer just a side note in the evolving story of the Gulf. Doha intends to be THE story!   Turning

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Gladness WIT Interview at Hakuna Majiwe | @dipyourtoesin

What can be said in a name? Much is communicated in the names we are given. Often, they can be the windows to our view of the world. For some of us, they curate the opportunities we are given, and

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UKBA16 Award Ceremony

On Friday April 29, our blog won the Best Food & Drink blog in the 2016 UK Blog Awards (UKBA). We were also Highly Commended in the travel category. Photo credit including header image: UKBA   Centre stage and the dance

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NYC in 24 hours | @dipyourtoesin

Have you been to New York City? If you plan to visit, there’s probably one thing you should know. You don’t ‘do’ New York, rather in a sense, New York ‘does’ YOU! We discovered this when we recently got a chance

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