The complete guide to: Essaouira travel

The complete guide to: Essaouira travel

The city of Essaouira, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, is rich in culture, architecture, and character. Once known as Mogador, its modern name means “the little rampart,” a nod to the fortress walls that still enclose part of this coastal city. If you’re planning a trip, take a look through our...

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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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Photo Of The Week: Moroccan Sunset

Photo Of The Week: Moroccan Sunset

Sunset photos may be cliché, but we can’t help feel like life should be remembered through its sunsets. Sure they happen daily, but we all remember the moments we’ve taken to stop and savour the fleeting light, to watch as the sky changes through cycles of pinks, purples, yellows, and reds....

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7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

7 Festivals Around The World That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

We’ve all heard of Carnival, Coachella, and Oktoberfest, but the world is full of festivals, many of which we’ve never heard of. The good news is, the world is big enough for them all! Here are our picks for seven festivals around the world we bet you’ve never heard of....

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5 Essaouira Music Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

5 Essaouira Music Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

If there’s any city obsessed with music festivals, it’s Essaouira – there’s one for every season! It’s a bit difficult to pick just one, so here are our picks for five Essaouira music festivals you don’t want to miss. 5. Les Alizes Les Alizes is a  spring Classical musical festival...

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Traveller Stories: Susan in Morocco

Traveller Stories: Susan in Morocco

When Susan H. was travelling alone through Morocco in 2002, she encountered some surprising and heart-warming local hospitality. Here’s her story: “I travelled from Malaga, Spain by boat to Melila, Morocco. Upon arriving in Melila I took a bus to the small town of Nador in Morocco in order to take the...

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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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