Fes Sightseeing: The 7 Best Fes Tours & Day Trips

One of Morocco’s best-preserved cities, Fes (also spelled “Fez”) will transport you back in time with its traditional culture and beautiful historic buildings. The ancient medina retains much of its old-world charm, offering a labyrinth of narrow streets and winding alleys that are dotted with souks, market stalls, tradesmen, and the occasional donkey. In fact,…

Moroccan Food: 22 Dishes You Must Try in Morocco!

No trip to Morocco is complete without sleeping in a stunning riad, snapping photos of colorful doorways, treasure hunting in the souks, or sampling the delectable Moroccan cuisine! Rich, exotic flavors of olives, lemon, and saffron melt in your mouth and will have you licking your plate. Strange flavor combinations like savory chicken pastries topped…

Marrakech Sightseeing: 7 Best Marrakech Tours & Day Trip

Morocco’s busy capital city, Marrakech, is a flurry of activity and excitement. There is so much to explore in this colorful city, the city streets are a winding-maze of densely-packed souks, luxurious riads, and stunningly beautiful madrassas. This centuries-old North African trading center is still very much alive and is just as full of action…

A Day Trip to Volubilis and Moulay Idriss from Fes

Did you know that Morocco has ancient Roman ruins? We didn’t either. But just 30 minutes north of Meknes, near the religious city of Moulay Idriss, sits the well-preserved archaeological site of Volubilis. These well-preserved ruins seem almost out of place as they are seemingly in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by lush farmland. You…

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…

Morocco Packing List: What to Pack for 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…