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    17 places to go for nightlife in Marrakech

    One of the best things to do in Marrakech is to enjoy the city’s nightlife.  Hang out from time to time at Djemma El Fna with friends to eat at one of the food stalls, listen to the Gnawa musicians or watch the traditional games being played, go to a restaurant, a bar or a …

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    Morocco off the beaten track: Taroudant

    Taroudant does not feature prominently in the typical Moroccan tourist circuits of imperial cities, desert and coast, but as the gateway to the Souss and Anti-Atlas, it is an excellent starting point for a few nights. If you are interested in hiking or learning about the Berber culture, a longer stay or a stay of …

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    Plan a trip to Oualidia in Morocco

    Nestled on the Atlantic coast between Al Jadida and Casablanca, Oualidia is a small, friendly fishing town, famous for its seafood and especially its oysters. This small village was off the map for many years due to its somewhat isolated location. Today, many Moroccans and tourists like to visit the town all year round but …

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    Ifrane: an alpine village in Morocco

    The first time we arrived in Ifrane, it was on a whim. We had gone to Fez for a long weekend with the kids and were visiting a cheese factory in Immouzer, a town between Fez and Ifrane. A quick search told me that we weren’t too far away so why not go? When we …

  • Does it snow in Morocco? Yes, check out these cool snow destinations

    There is a misconception that it doesn’t snow in Morocco. People associate Morocco with desert, safari and hot sun. However, this view is the furthest thing from reality. It does snow and Morocco gets its fair share of snow during the winter months, especially in its mountainous regions which make up a significant portion of …

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    Mirleft and Sidi Ifni Getaway Guide

    The big cities like Agadir, Essaouira and of course Marrakech are obviously very well known and sought after by tourists. No one said that these cities were not exquisite to discover but at the same time, what we are not often told, is that in Morocco; there is even more beautiful and magical to spend …

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    Safi: the pottery capital of Morocco

    Chances are, if you have a piece of Moroccan pottery, it is signed “Safi” on the back. No. Safi is not the name of a person, it is the name of a coastal city where most of the Moroccan pottery is made. This is what brought this unique town out of anonymity and made it …

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    Getting to Azemmour in Morocco

    Not far from Casablanca and accessible by train, Azemmour is an excellent place to spend the weekend. It is small enough to explore on foot with both medina life and nature to enjoy. Azemmour is located on the Oued Er-rbia River and is also close to the ocean, so there are plenty of beautiful views …

  • 12 movies about Morocco that you probably haven’t seen

    There are a lot of great movies about Morocco, its history and culture. Here are some of our recommendations for films that don’t necessarily take place in Morocco but that shine a spotlight on the history, art and culture of the Cherifian Kingdom. Morocco in the movies Morocco has long been a land of fascination. …