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. Finding…

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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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Les Jardins Majorelle

Jardins Majorelle in Marrakech

When the pink and terracotta walls of the red city start to overheat your senses, visit the Majorelle Gardens to reinvigorate yourself. With its cooling colour palette, green pools and shaded walkways, this is the perfect place to chill-out in Marrakech. The idea of visiting a garden may sound a…

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Getting Lost in Marrakech: Saadian Tombs and Bahia Palace

In general, the first afternoon wasn’t our best in Morocco. After an incredible morning of discovery we wanted to keep going, and packed so much into the day that it all became a tad overwhelming. It started out great. After grabbing a light lunch of pastries from a shop near…

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Exploring the Souqs and Djemma El Fna in Marrakech

Morocco - Photos From the Souqs

Lately I’ve been missing Moroccan breakfasts, which are essentially my perfect meal. On the first morning, we sat at mosaic-tiled patio furniture in the peaceful courtyard of our Riad, and stuffed our faces with freshly squeezed orange juice, sweet mint tea, and a selection of breads and cakes. Moroccan bread, which…

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Arriving in Marrakech

Motorbike, Marrakech, Morocco

Pink, dusty, and loud. That’s how I’d summarise Marrakech, a city which bewitched and exasperated me in equal measure. It was beautiful, it was chaotic, it was frequently frustrating… it intoxicated me.  Our arrival in Marrakech was like a beautiful, surreal nightmare. We touched down just after sunset, and immediately…

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