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Moroccan Souvenirs – What to Buy in Morocco

One of the things we love about the travelling life are the opportunities to buy exotic goods from the countries we visit.  Morocco is immensely rich in decorative craftsmanship, and easy to reach from Europe, especially from Spain and Portugal. Sometimes you only realise after...

Spices from Morocco

A trip to Morocco is usually topped off with the region’s delicious treats. Moroccan dishes are typically characterized by a large variety of rare spices and flavouring. This wide range of spices gives the Moroccan food rich, tangy sauces and zesty.  Before taking a close at the...

Medinas of Morocco

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)...

Morocco Facts

Morocco is located in the northwestern corner of Africa, with the Atlantic ocean on the west and the Mediterranean to the north of the country. You can divide Morocco into three parts – The green belt close to the sea, the Atlas mountains and the Saharah desert. Morocco’s formal...

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 the city has to offer, and...

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 a trip to...