2020 Destinations

The new year is almost here. Like most, we have been dreaming of the new places we will visit in 2020! We may or may not have already looked up some deals and/or created future itineraries (of course we have! lol). While you may be wondering where to visit but not in the mood to do the research just yet, we have done some of the legwork for you!

Let’s dive right in to our picks of 7 destinations for 2020!

Marrakech

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Souks – photo taken by OMPT’s Eldris D.

Having just spent a week in this Moroccan city, it was only natural that our first recommendation would be Marrakech. The city has so much to offer; from the vibrantly chaotic Medina, to the beautiful, peaceful Jardin Majorelle. One can easily get lost in the many alleyways filled with riads and locals. You can even take a quick day tour to the Agafay ┬ádesert where you can hike the Atlas Mountains or interact with the Berber community. No visit to Marrakech would be complete without trying one of their local dishes; a tagine – which can come in a variety of meats or veggies. This budget-friendly city will have you feeling like a baller thanks to how inexpensive everything is!

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Overbooked & Tired

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Planning for a trip can be a daunting task for many, but we’ve always enjoyed the research and planning aspects of all of our trips. However, no amount of planning will prepare you for the type of situation we encountered at the very start of our current trip.

We arrived to Miami International Airport just over 2 hours before our scheduled departure. We misread our itinerary from Tripmasters and went to the Lufthansa counter. When we hand our documents to the representative, he stated he could not locate us, or our flight. A bit of dread spread over us, naturally.

The representative called over a coworker who helped him figure out that, although Lufthansa did have something to do with the trip, it was actually being operated by Eurowings. We felt relieved that we hadn’t been bamboozled somehow. However, now we had to make our way to the Eurowings counter, which was at least a ten minute walk – with all of our luggage in tow.

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