The view of the Atlas Mountains and the medina of Marrakech from the Mandarin Oriental suites. Mandarin Oriental Marrakech It’s hard to sit on the fence about Marrakech. On the one hand, it’s hot and dusty with street vendors relentlessly vying for your attention in the souks of the medina. […]

Running the length of my driveway is a slender strip of lawn, barely three feet wide. Blessed with full sun, the grass and weeds grow fast, and because the space is so narrow and blocked in by my neighbor’s fence, it’s miserable to mow. So, two years ago, I lined […]