TRAVELS WITH NINA

is the online portfolio and journal of Australian travel writer Nina Karnikowski.

FIVE THINGS TO DO IN RABAT

FIVE THINGS TO DO IN RABAT

Last week I wrote a story about Rabat for the Sydney Morning Herald’s Traveller lift-out, about how it’s the Canberra of Morocco – as in a political capital that’s not as boring as everyone thinks, and that’s having a bit of a renaissance. As an add on to the story I wrote a breakout about five other […]

ESCAPE TO ESSAOUIRA

ESCAPE TO ESSAOUIRA

There are certain places in the world that just wrap their arms around you as soon as you arrive; that whisper sweet nothings in your ear like “come here sweetheart,” “stay with me darling,” and “never leave my side.” The Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira was one of those places for me. In fact I still feel his (because […]

GLAMPING IN MOROCCO: SCARABEO CAMP

GLAMPING IN MOROCCO: SCARABEO CAMP

Glamping in Morocco had been a dream of mine for years, so I never imagined the actual experience would live up to the Arabian Nights visions I had whirling around my head. Yet the impeccably styled Scarabeo Camp surpassed every one, and as an added bonus was just a 45-minute drive from Marrakech, making the desert glamping experience possible for travellers like […]