Fes, Morocco

The oldest university in the world - it is not Oxford or the Sorbonne and the University of Al-Karaouine, located in Fez el-Bali. This walled city is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, will take you back to the Middle Ages. Visit the ancient maze-like quarters of the Medina of Fez el-Bali, look at the four gates of the city, built in a special Moroccan style. You can take a walk, or if you have enough courage, take a taxi - the local drivers will teach you to appreciate life.