Morocco

Morocco: Our 15 top tips!

Morocco: Our 15 top tips!

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A few things worth knowing before you visit Morocco:   1) You may already live by this rule but if not, only brush your teeth in bottled water you may regret it otherwise and always remember a small bottle a hand sanitizer – this was a life saver when camping in…

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How hard can it be to haggle?

How hard can it be to haggle?

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This is where I tell you that haggling is easy right?  Wrong!  For me it’s something I struggle with and my husband doesn’t find it any easier.  So how do two complete novices in the art of bartering prepare?  We enlist help. Before attempting to haggle our very good friends…

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The other side of Marrakech

The other side of Marrakech

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When people travel to Morocco, and in particular the larger cities, they have an idea in mind of what to expect.   Narrow alleyways full to the brim with tiny little stalls that make up the prominent souks: a hive of activity both night and day.  Locals exploring the fresh, brightly coloured market produce…

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The Grand Palaces of Marrakech

The Grand Palaces of Marrakech

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During the 21st Century Marrakech has become the hub for both economic growth and tourism.  Although it is only the fourth largest city in Morocco it seems to have become the most popular destination for many to visit.  The souks are an obvious draw, where shyness is a no-no and…

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