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Inka Piegsa-Quischotte

My name is Inka Piegsa-Quischotte is a freelance travel writer and photographer. She wants to encourage female baby boomers who, in theory, love to travel but do not yet really dare to go out and actually DO it.

Carnevale di Venezia: The Carnival of Venice

Since returning from Venice, Italy a few days ago, I have been pondering why my experience of spending four days at The Venice Carnival left such a deep and persistent impression – more than any other trip I have taken to numerous outstanding places throughout the world. I have come to the conclusion that Venice Carnival gets under your skin because for some …

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The Decadent Charm of Essaouira, Morocco

“Essa…what?” my travel companion, Mary, asked. “Where do you want to go?” Essaouira “Essa—ouuu…rja,” I repeated, savoring every sound. I admit, I had secretly practiced. Everybody can say ‘Casablanca’ or ‘Marrakesh’, but to get your tongue around the name of this particular pearl in the necklace of Moroccan beauties needs some doing. Never mind, once …

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