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Day trip to Meknes and Volubilis (by bus and hitchhiking) 5

Day trip to Meknes and Volubilis (by bus and hitchhiking)

Meknes and Volubilis are two very different but both magnificent ancient places within a stone’s throw of each other. They are in northern Morocco between Fes and Rabat. UNESCO lists both places as World Heritage Sites for their Outstanding Universal Value.   Volubilis was an...

Medinas of Morocco

7 Must See Medinas of Morocco

Medinas (Old Towns) of Morocco are possibly the most well known feature of the country. Five of them are inscribed as Unesco World Heritage sites.  All of them are fascinating to explore. They are typically characterised by a maze of narrow streets, courtyard houses (Riads) and an absence...

Things to do in Rabat 13

Things to do in Rabat

Alongside Fez, Marrakesh, and Meknes, Rabat is one of the four royal cities of Morocco and is also its capital. The name means a “Fortified Place” and Rabat lives up to this with its spectacular ramparts. We spent a week there, finding and trying all that this Moroccan city has to offer...

ait ben Haddou on of most important landmarks in morocco

Trip to Ait Ben Haddou and Ouarzazate

  The Game of Thrones is known for its fabulous sets and locations.  When I discovered that the scene below was shot in a real place, I knew that a trip to Ait Ben Haddou was a must for our Moroccan itinerary. Also, I always enjoy visiting Unesco World Heritage Sites – and...

Marrakech With Kids 51

Marrakech With Kids

Marrakech family holiday – Pin it for later!! Marrakech With Kids – Introduction Marrakech is intense. Even our nine-year-olds who love exploring and excitement felt a bit Marrakech-ed out after four days here. If you are in Morocco, you have to see Marrakech.  If you are...

The Best Morocco Travel Tips 53

The Best Morocco Travel Tips

Planning a trip to Morocco?  Don’t know what to expect?  Then read on.  I wish I had read a post with Morocco travel tips before we came here, it would have saved me a bit of time, money and heartache. Arrival and Departure Arrival by Air When you arrive as a...