Visit Rabat the capital city of Morocco

I like to tell the story about my first time to Morocco and how I ended up in Rabat. I was sidetracked while on the train to Fes and missed my stop not once, but twice. That in a nutshell was how I ended up in Rabat, the capital city of Morocco and the administrative […]

The Anti Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Wow! Talk about a landscape that is spectacular and a great place for taking a hike… it is the Anti Atlas Mountains. The climate is very temperate and here is your chance to immerse yourself into Berber culture. The Anti Atlas is off the beaten path, as it takes you away from the hustle and […]

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Fes is the cultural heart and spiritual soul of Morocco. The Medina of Fes is a UNESCO world heritage site. This first imperial city of Morocco is alluring and apt for the culturally aware. You will find yourself weaving through an ancient walled Medina that’s been in existence since…

Spend the night in the Sahara

Morocco’s Sahara desert is a magical place to send a few nights. Tours to the Sahara desert will have you exploring the breathtaking sandscape and a place called Merzouga, which is south of Erfoud. The beautiful Erg Chebbi dunes is 724 km (450 miles) from Marrakech traveling through the High Atlas Mountains and stopping by […]

Djemaa El Fna Market Square at the Medina of Marrakech

Medina of Marrakech, Djemaa El Fna Market Square

Hollywood in Morocco

Welcome to the Hollywood of Morocco, the province Ouarzazate (pronounced as Wah Za Zat). A small town that sits at the edge of the High Atlas Mountains and is a true mecca for film enthusiasts the world over and home to the Atlas Film Studio. Famous blockbuster movies, such as Prince of Persia: Sands of […]

Easy Breezy Essaouira

Prior to visiting Essaouira, I thought Negril Jamaica was the place for spending days on the beach dodging waves and shooting the breeze. Or visiting small artisan shops, listening to the reggae rhythms of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and the electric guitar groove of Jimi Hendrix. But no, I’m not talking about Jamaica; I am […]

Day trip to Meknes

Meknes is a gem of a city stretching between Fes and Rabat. Meknes is also a short distance from the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. So what is there about Meknes that makes it special, considering most travelers will cavort to Marrakech or Fes… Well, Meknes is the first imperial city of Morocco, founded around […]

Eccentric Tangier

Tangier! Did you knew that during the first half of the 20th century, Tangier was the stylish resort in the Mediterranean. An international city of much pizzazz and was the home of expatriates and exiles. A little bit of scoop… Tangier was also a popular resort for gays and was favoured by Tennessee Williams, Paul […]

Live Like a Local in Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen the blue and white-washed city is located in the heart of the Rif Mountains and is one of Morocco’s most charming places to travel. Located inland from Tangier and Fes, the city was founded in the 15th century by Moorish exiles from Spain who sought refuge in this mountainous city. The city is popular […]