Word of Mouth: Marrakech

The most-visited city in Morocco has reopened and is as vibrant as ever

Except for a brief two-month period last year, Morocco‘s borders were closed from February 2020 until February 2022. We arrived in Marrakech—the country’s fourth largest and most-visited city—just three days after the country reopened to travelers, and found a place with few tourists, but awash with parties, exhibitions and a visceral vibrancy. The art scene here is in full bloom—as the local creative community used …

Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Better Late Than Never

Everything from books to booze, decor and dinnerware, present ideas for the 11th hour

For anybody who has left shopping to the 11th hour or who has to pick up a gift unexpectedly, online shopping might not be an option anymore. While most of the selections below (which range from drinks to decor items, as well as books and vinyl) come from online shops that offer fairly quick delivery, they’re also available at different brick-and-mortar stores—most of which can …

Holiday Gift Guides 2021: The Great Outdoors

Equipment and apparel for all your outside adventures

Over the past couple years, we have spent more and more time at our desks, on our phones and indoors in general. But the importance of getting outside cannot be understated—for the body and the mind. Whether your idea of an outdoor sport is walking to the park on a cold morning, cycling to the beach or camping for days in the wilderness, there’s plenty …