Morocco

Intriguing Food Stalls of Jemaa el Fna, Marrakesh

Intriguing Food Stalls of Jemaa el Fna, Marrakesh

Jemaa el Fna – The Heart of the Medina Bubbling cauldrons of soup, steaming bowls of snails, sizzling meat skewers, steaming lambs’ heads, and piles upon piles of fresh green mint–welcome to the incredible Jemaa el Fna, the grand square […]

Exploring The Souk and Tannery of Fez, Morocco

Exploring The Souk and Tanneries of Fez, Morocco

The ancient city of Fez has been attracting merchants, traders, and tourists for hundreds of years. Most of the old quarters date back nearly 1500 years with their roots in the very early days of Islam in northern Africa. Palaces, […]

Sensory Delights at the Berber Market in Morocco

Oh the Distances We’ll Travel For A Good Market! A Berber market in Morocco is a magical thing. If you’ve been to farmers’ markets or other weekly markets you might have some idea of what to expect; stands selling fruits […]

UNESCO World Heritage Site El JadidaUNESCO World Heritage Site El Jadida

The Gorgeous City of El Jadida, Morocco

Pausing for a Visit to the Portuguese City The drive from Casablanca to Essaouira can be a long, hot and boring ride along the A7. While this may be the quickest route at just over four hours, it sure doesn’t show […]

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Visiting Volubilis – A UNESCO World Heritage Site

A Little-Known Roman Ruin Near the Holiest City in Morocco Morocco is on everyones’ tongues lately. Visions of crenelated towers, orange juice vendors in a chaotic souk, and camel rides at sunset in the Sahara draw us to the top […]

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Making Mint Tea the Moroccan Way

How many glasses of mint tea will you need before you become tea-drunk? After being in Morocco for a few weeks, even I become a little cranky if I haven’t been offered a glass of tea within milliseconds of arriving….anywhere! […]

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