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Kalli Gillmer

I obtained my BA in International Relations from the American University's School of International Service in Washington, DC. Before I joined the sales and business development team at Experience Morocco, I taught yoga and facilitated teacher-training programs at a studio in Washington, where I also served on the management team. My interests stretch across a variety of fields ranging from health, wellness, and travel, to politics and advocacy work. Above all, I hope to contribute to any efforts that seek to make the world a more inclusive, understanding, safe, and loving place. Travel promotion, I believe, is one of the most powerful ways to work towards such a world.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"We at Experience Morocco pride ourselves on having a deep knowledge of the whole of Morocco. I specialize in creating bespoke itineraries that give guests unique and authentic experiences of Moroccan culture, history, and daily life. Whether you are looking to visit a specific city or learn about a specific part of Moroccan culture, I can tailor an itinerary to match your interests and passions."

How did you get involved in travel?

"After I graduated college, I entered the tourism industry because I see cultural exchange as an integral part of peace promotion. However, I discovered my love of adventure and exploration far earlier; in fact, I took my very first steps as a toddler on a white-sand beach of Saint Martin, an Island off the coast of the Caribbean. My parents have always chosen to spend any left over time and money on travel, and I have continued to do the same as an adult. Every penny that I manage to save goes towards seeing the world, hoping to use any knowledge I gain through these adventures to make it even a little better. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Traveling alone can be daunting as a woman, but this does not mean it is not possible. Last year, after much research and preparation, I set off on a month-long solo adventure through France, Switzerland, Spain, and, finally, Morocco. It was invigorating to realize that I could make this journey, which I had previously taken in the company of others, on my own. If there is anything that I have learned, it is to ignore the advice of anyone who insists that, as a woman, you need a man by your side if you want to see the world. "

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Moroccan sunset over the northern city of Chefchaouen
Moroccan Cities of the North - 5 Days

This 5-day itinerary offers a nice balance of historic and modern cities in northern Morocco. Start and end in modern Casablanca before exploring Rabat and "the blue city" of Chefchaoeun in the Rif mountains. Continue south to Meknes, Roman ruins at Volubilis, and immerse yourself in the culture capital of medieval Fes.