Month: June 2014

What is a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Here at Breakaway, we love history—and no wonder. We’re located in one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the United States: Charleston, South Carolina. The city’s history goes back to the 17th Century, and the local architecture bears this storied past in unforgettable ways. And in recent months, there’s been a movement afoot to name the city a UNESCO World Heritage Site—a fairly rare distinction in the United…

Moroccan Wonders: Take in the Wonder of the Gorges du Dadès

Picture Morocco and what immediately comes to mind for most people are the sprawling markets of Marrakesh, known for their souks selling wares ranging from herbs to slippers to traditional Berber carpets. These bustling stores are accessible by a web of narrow alleyways that could leave you lost for hours among the stalls, your senses excited by the smells of spices and the sights of dazzling woven cloths. But there’s…