Djemâa el Fna Wander amid the sizzle and smoke of the world’s most exuberant marketplace. Souk Shopping Lose yourself (literally) in the alluring lanes of the bazaars of the souk and the city. Authentic accommodations Stay in a Riad and sip mint tea in the airy confines of your bougainvillea-filled courtyard haven. Historic sights Step […]

Flavors of Morocco

Close your eyes , inhale, and breathe the spices of North Africa. Situated on ancient trade routes, the kingdom benefits from a vibrant import trade from all corners of the world and an agreeable climate. Despite the summer heat, the fertile red earth, expansive coasts, and cooler mountains produce a bountiful harvest from field, orchard, […]

Eat like a local

Eat like a local…Take a break predictability of restaurant food and eat on the hoof. Getting hungry in one of the country’s major cities? Why not visit the food market, grab some meat or fish, and seek out one of the many local cafés competing to cook it for you? After a few minutes, and […]

The market of Marrakesh

The market of Marrakesh…Never underestimate what you might find in the souk. From Art Deco gems in Marrakech’s collectibles market to a 1950s food processor in Casablanca’s junk market, a fascinating array of items washes up in these bastions of the unexpected. Weekly markets, to which farmers and their families flock, are awash with livestock, […]

Ouzoud waterfalls

The cascades of Ouzoud (waterfalls of the mills in Berber) are waterfalls about 110 m high, on three levels, on the Oued ouzoud. These waterfalls, considered to be the highest and most beautiful in Morocco, often dominated by a rainbow, are located in a verdant rural valley of red sandstone, planted with olive groves, almonds […]

Moroccan mint tea

Moroccan mint tea Moroccan mint tea, or atai as it commonly known, plays a vital role in Moroccan culture. Although packed with antioxidants, this green tea blended with mint leaves is the drink of hospitality rather than of health. In a country where women most commonly prepare refreshments in the home, Atai is traditionally a […]

Renting Riad

Renting Riad Renting Riad  ..Only once you venture forth into the ancient higgledy-piggledy medinas of Fez, Meknes, Marrakesh. Or, Essaouira do you find a truly authentic Moroccan Riad, and even then you could still walk past it, blissfully unaware. What is a Riad? These beautiful, cloistered dwellings are usually trucked away discreetly behind heavy wooden doors […]