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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24 hours in: Casablanca

24 hours in: Casablanca

While there is a lot to see and do in Casablanca, you can still manage to get a good feel for Morocco’s largest city on just a short visit. To help you make the most of a tight travel timeline, our local Casablanca tour guides have put together the ultimate...

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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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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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A small souvenir that holds big memories of Morocco

A small souvenir that holds big memories of Morocco

Before returning to New Zealand in 2016, my partner and I spent a number of years seeing as much of the globe as we could, with the time and money we had available. We had been living in Birmingham for two years before our visas ran out, at which point...

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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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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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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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