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Top Things to Do and See (and Eat!) in Marrakech

04/05/2015 by Jamal

There was quite a buzz in Morocco after TripAdvisor recently released the 2015 awards…. Imagine our delight and pride in learning that Marrakech was rated #1 World Travel Destination! We can’t say that we’re surprised – Marrakech has an unmistakable vibrancy and boundless energy. Of course we’re a bit biased, being Moroccan and all, but let us share with you what we consider to be the Top Things to Do in Marrakech.

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Morocco’s Traditional Ceramic Crafts: Pottery and Zellige Tilework

03/23/2015 by Ellen

Morocco is well-known for the variety and quality of its traditional arts and crafts. Fes in particular is renowned for the craftsmanship of silver teapots and trays, leather, copper and embroidery, and of course, ceramics. A visit to the Pottery Village cooperatives in Fes highlights the art of Moroccan ceramics, both pottery and zellige tilework.

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Chefchaouen: Morocco’s Blue City in the Rif Mountains

03/15/2015 by Ellen

Chefchaouen, Morocco's Blue Pearl, is a charming town to explore with its calm and serene blue walls against the backdrop of the rugged Rif Mountains.

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Why Hiring a Private Driver is Essential for your Travel in Morocco

03/07/2015 by Admin

Traveling on your own to any foreign country can be challenging and sometimes, downright daunting. Here are eight reasons why booking a trip with a private driver in Morocco is a great idea.

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Happy Couscous Day, or how in Morocco, Friday = Couscous

02/27/2015 by Ellen

Couscous Friday: Culinary Traditions in Morocco TGIF!  Here in Morocco that translates to two very important events: Friday prayer service and couscous.  Similar to the Sunday roast tradition for Christian families in the West, families throughout Morocco gather on Fridays, to join together in prayer at their neighborhood mosque and return home to enjoy a ...

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Day Trip from Fes to Taza, and Everywhere in Between!

02/21/2015 by Ellen

UNEXPECTED FREE DAY IN FES: TAZA DAY TRIP A few weeks ago, when a morning meeting was unexpectedly canceled, Jamal and I found ourselves with some free time. What better way to spend the day than to take a road trip to Taza and visit the nearby Friouato Caves!

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