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Article Title: Grove Fitness Club & Spa (Overview)

Publication: Forbes Travel Guide

Summary: This article describes the state-of-the-art Grove Fitness Club & Spa, located on the fifth floor of the Grove Hotel, in the heart of downtown Boise, Idaho.

Primarily a fitness facility, Grove Fitness Club & Spa at The Grove Hotel has a very open, metropolitan feel. Upon entering, the views of downtown Boise and the nearby foothills from the fifth-floor location immediately command your attention. The sophistication of the gym’s technologically advanced, state-of-the-art equipment also seeks to impress.

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Article Title: Emilio’s (Overview)

Publication: Forbes Travel Guide

Summary: This article describes Emilio’s, the restaurant in the Grove Hotel, in the heart of downtown Boise, Idaho.

There’s no shortage of local bounty for a Boise chef to play with — Idaho trout, steak and potatoes are just a few standouts — and the open kitchen at Emilio’s prepares these locally sourced products with creative Western flair. Situated within The Grove Hotel in the center of downtown Boise — just steps from the CenturyLink Arena, Boise Centre convention facility, Basque Block and State Capitol — Emilio’s offers innovative American fine dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Article Title: Chandlers Prime Steaks and Fine Seafood (Overview)

Publication: Forbes Travel Guide

Summary: This article describes Chandlers, a popular steak and seafood restaurant in downtown Boise, Idaho.

Once seated, the live jazz complements the cozy ambiance without overpowering the conversation at your own table. The result is an intimate experience where the din of the crowd feels very much in the background, and your table’s chatter remains private yet easily heard by your dining companions. Elsewhere around the Boise restaurant, you’ll see groups celebrating a special occasion, young couples having a romantic filet mignon dinner and locals and business travelers unwinding with after-work rib-eyes.

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Article Title: The Grove Hotel (Overview)

Publication: Forbes Travel Guide

Summary: This article describes The Grove Hotel, an upscale, full-service hotel in downtown Boise, Idaho.

A standard room at The Grove Hotel feels modern and spacious. Many rooms include picturesque views overlooking the decorative Basque blocks or facing toward the state capitol building. Regardless of the vista, guests can plan to wrap themselves in luxurious bedding atop a plush pillow-top mattress when the time for sleep arrives. In addition to the typical hotel amenities, the rooms here include complimentary wireless high-speed Internet and robes for lounging.

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Hotel 43

Article Title: Hotel 43 (Overview)

Publication: Forbes Travel Guide

Summary: This article describes Hotel 43, a boutique hotel in downtown Boise, Idaho.

There’s no western kitsch here—instead you’ll find rooms with streamlined decor punched up with doses of red and charcoal, and upscale touches like high thread count luxury linens and flat-screen TVs. The onsite restaurant, Chandlers, is a local hotspot and includes a stylish martini bar where on most nights you can hear live jazz.

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Article Title: Boise, Idaho (Overview)

Publication: Forbes Travel Guide

Summary: This article introduces potential visitors to the city of Boise, describing its emerging microbrew scene, the nearby wine country, its thriving downtown, and the plethora of outdoor activities for adventurers of all ages.

Visitors unfamiliar with Boise may be surprised to learn about the city’s increasing notoriety in the microbrew scene. Receiving national recognition for its growing number of microbreweries, the city’s brewers offer an array of flavors, with a local specialty in the hoppier varieties.

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Article Title: International Nomad Festival in M’hamid El Ghizlane

Publication: Journey Beyond Travel: Morocco Travel Guide

Summary: Travelers planning to visit the Moroccan desert in mid-March may be in for an additional treat: the International Nomad Festival. This article describes the annual festival.

Each year, the event highlights a theme. This year, the festival centers on the theme of water conservation, an especially relevant topic for nomads and other desert communities. To help commemorate the theme, The International Foundation for Water plans to introduce WaterPODs—a pilot project in which solar stills are used to purify water, increasing the supply of drinkable water to a community. Other presentations at the festival address water-themed topics including managing water in the oasis, water economics and the relationship between water and nomads.

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Article Title: Morocco for Vegetarians

Publication: Journey Beyond Travel: Morocco Travel Guide

Summary: Vegetarians visiting Morocco can look forward to flavorful dishes that delight the taste buds. This article describes the vegetarian options commonly available in Morocco.

Since traditional dishes like tajine and couscous typically come with meat, be prepared to not only order these meals without meat, but to also explain that you do not eat anything made with meat. Vegetarianism is not common in Morocco, so this extra clarification can help you avoid unexpectedly meat-based sauces and broths. Although many travelers find Arabic challenging, French is also widely spoken throughout the country and you may be able to master a simple explanation in French with the help of a phrasebook.

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Article Title: Tips for Traveling to the Rif Mountains

Publication: Journey Beyond Travel: Morocco Travel Guide

Summary: While many people travel to Morocco for its imperial cities and vast sand dunes, visitors who appreciate scenic landscapes will also enjoy the country’s mountain ranges. This article describes what travelers can do while visiting the Rif Mountains, situated in the northernmost part of the country.

Starting daytrips from Chefchaouen gives you access to a variety of trails that ease you into the forest and promises views of the mountains, while also allowing the flexibility to choose less strenuous or shorter routes. Some tour operators also offer transportation to other towns in the mountain range, providing additional outlets for casual exploration.

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Article Title: Erg Chigaga vs. Erg Chebbi in Morocco

Publication: Journey Beyond Travel: Morocco Travel Guide

Summary: Venturing into the Sahara Desert is one of Morocco’s iconic experiences, and overnight desert tours are especially popular with visitors. Those who shop around for desert excursions face a choice between two main destinations: Erg Chigaga or Erg Chebbi. This article compares two areas.

The Erg Chigaga dunes, located further south, reside off of a road less traveled. In fact, they’re located over 60 kilometers away from the nearest, lightly traveled road. Those opting for an Erg Chigaga excursion should expect a rustic experience, without access to nearby hotels. Visiting these sands by camelback requires a few days of travel through a rocky desert landscape before reaching the towering dunes. Many who prefer to experience the novelty of a bumpy camel ride in a smaller dose hire a guide to take them into Erg Chigaga by 4×4.

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