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Things to do in: Marrakech

Things to do in: Marrakech

Whether it’s the winding alleys and busy souks of the Medina, scenic courtyards tucked down tiny side streets, aromatic food almost everywhere you turn, or simply the unexplainable magic of the city, something will inevitably grab you in Marrakech — in the best way possible. For when you’re ready to...
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24 hours in: Marrakech

24 hours in: Marrakech

Bustling, beautiful and mysterious Marrakech is a city like no other. Getting lost among the labyrinthine streets and chaotic souks will give you an immediate feel for the city’s seductive charms. Make the most of a quick trip with tips from our local Marrakech guides on how to spend a...
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10 ways to bag a bargain in the Marrakech medina

10 ways to bag a bargain in the Marrakech medina

The medina of Marrakech is renowned for its fabulous artisan products, mystical riads, charming souks, and friendly characters. Marrakech is an ideal destination for shopping, and tourists flock there year-round looking for the perfect souvenirs to take home. The shopping experience, however, can be completely overwhelming with a hustle and...
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The complete guide to: Marrakech travel

The complete guide to: Marrakech travel

“I would rather starve in Marrakech than be a millionaire in Alberta,” said Juan Goytisolo, one of Spain’s most popular writers. Founded 1,000 years ago by a confederation of Berber tribes, Marrakech is the stuff of Orientalist dreams. With winding souks, stunning mosques and enchanting gardens set amongst the desert,...
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Photo of the Week: A Corner of Life in Marrakech

Photo of the Week: A Corner of Life in Marrakech

This photo, taken by our local guy, Kris, is a despondent scene, blurry in parts, and not your average picture of Marrakech. However, we think that’s exactly why it deserves to be this week’s Photo of the Week. It’s honest and real, and the depth of colour makes you feel...
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Introducing New York Times Journeys City Tours

Introducing New York Times Journeys City Tours

Urban Adventures has partnered with The New York Times for a new kind of city experience. Our newest line-up of day tours are inspired by Times content, particularly the newspaper’s much-loved “36 Hours” travel column. Expect our usual #localsknow themes such as arts and artisans, local cuisine and history, but...
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The complete guide to: Casablanca travel

The complete guide to: Casablanca travel

For what it lacks in immediate wow-factor, Casablanca more than makes up with its gritty charm, the kind that gets under your skin the longer you explore. Scratch the surface and you’re sure to feel more like a local here than you might in other cities because this is a...
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Things to do in: Casablanca

Things to do in: Casablanca

Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco, and while it might not get the same recognition as Marrakech or Fez, there’s a lot to love about this fascinating city filled with worthwhile things to see and do. From colourful markets and picturesque squares, to lively neighbourhoods and an abundance of...
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The complete guide to: Gran Canaria travel

The complete guide to: Gran Canaria travel

The third-largest island in the Canaries’ archipelago, Gran Canaria has something to offer nearly every type of traveller, from beach-hoppers and hikers, to watersports enthusiasts. The island is known as a miniature continent thanks to its wildly varying landscapes and terrain, so much so that Gran Canaria was designated a UNESCO...
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How to be an ethical coffee drinker

How to be an ethical coffee drinker

It used to seem obvious that tea was the most widely consumed drink in the world, after water. But with coffee shops popping up all over the place and the twitteratti debating the merits of flat whites and cold brews, you might be forgiven for thinking that coffee has overtaken...
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