The Most Instagrammable Places in Morocco

While perusing through Instagram it’s impossible to miss the absolutely gorgeous photos of Morocco! Colorful doorways, luxurious riads, spectacular mosques, intricate architecture, and vibrant markets are just a few of the classic photo opportunities in this amazing country. We spent 6 weeks in Morocco and took countless photos in order to bring you a list…

What to Pack for a Vacation in Morocco

“You have very poor fashion sense!” the restaurant tout yelled at me angrily after I refused to sit down to eat. He had been aggressively pestering me and using his body to keep me from passing which meant there was no chance in hell I’d be dining there. He was right about my outfit. In…

Guide to Shopping in Morocco: What to Buy & How to Bargain

While you wander through the medina of any city in Morocco, no matter how large or small, it’s impossible not to be distracted by the countless shops as far as the eye can see. Colorful plush rugs, hand woven blankets, leather bags of every shape and size, fragrant spices – you’ll need an extra suitcase…

The 7 Best Riads in Marrakech, Morocco

If you are planning a trip to Marrakech, Morocco, you absolutely MUST book a stay in a riad! Riads are a traditional style of Moroccan house that has a central interior garden or courtyard, usually with a fountain or pool at the center. You’ll fall in love with the amazing architecture of each riad and…

The Top 10 Things to do in Essaouira, Morocco

If you’re headed to the ‘Windy City of Africa’ make sure you check out the best things to do in Essaouira, Morocco! Stay at the magical Villa Anouk, sample camel milk cheese at the rustic Fromagerie, watch street performers from the rooftop of Taros, and peer through the Sqala du Port d’Essaouira at the beautifully preserved ramparts.

The Best 11 Things to do in the Fascinating City of Fes, Morocco

Fes, also spelled Fez, (multiple spellings are quite common in this city) seems, at first glance, to be quite similar to other large cities in Morocco. And it is fairly large – with over 1.1 million people calling it home, it is the second largest city in Morocco. It has a centrally located “medina” (which…

The Top 8 Things to do in Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca, or “Casa” as it is often referred to, is the largest city in Morocco with a population of more than five million people. It is considered to be the economic and business heart of the country. While many people visit Casablanca for business purposes or just passing through, this city has a lot more to…

The Top 18 Things to Do in the Magical City of Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech (also spelled Marrakesh) is thought to be either rooted in the Berber phase murr akush meaning “the land of God” or the Arabic words murra kish, which translates to “pass by quickly”, used to warn travelers of thieves and wild animals. After spending a few days in Marrakech, you’ll probably agree that both are…