Guide to the Hammam Experience in Morocco

Morocco, one of my favourite travel destinations, is fast becoming a popular trip for weekends and longer. A country with a hugely varied topography and a fascinating culture, there are so many unmissable experiences in Morocco; but one thing that I would highly recommend is a traditional hammam experience. With…

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Missing Morocco – My Favourite Dining Experiences

Djemma el Fna in Marrakech

Recently, I’ve (finally) been putting together a photo album from my trip to Morocco last year. Digital photography is great, but no one seems to remember to print any more, which I think is really important. I love the permanency of printed photos bound forever into a lovely book. Anyway, looking…

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Review: Sofitel Marrakech

After I first visited Marrakech in March last year, I did a post about the three main options when it comes to hotels in the Red City; a riad in the Medina, a luxury hotel in the Nouvelle Ville, or a resort complex in La Palmerie outside of the city.…

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On the Road Reading Moments

When I saw this fantastic competition from The Works, I couldn’t resist. They’re asking travel bloggers to write a post about their most memorable reading experience while travelling, in tribute to the upcoming film of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. You can find out more about the competition here. While…

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Morocco – Days Eight and Nine – La Palmerie

Tired and stiff after a twelve and a half hour drive back from Merzouga, still with traces of the desert in the folds of our clothes, any hotel would have looked like a palace to our road-weary eyes. But the Hotel Las Palmeras in the Palmerie district outside of Marrakech…

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