Morocco is one of the more memorable places I’ve had the pleasure of visiting and particularly so is the city of Marrakesh! I’m not entirely sure what it is about it that makes it so exciting – perhaps it’s the raw unpretentiousness of it all, the Arabic heritage, the hustle and bustle of people going about … Continue Reading

Visiting Morocco for the first time last year was something of an eye opener. See, Lloyd had always wanted to visit but I wasn’t fully sold. Eventually, I caved in and we grabbed a couple of friends and headed over to Morocco somewhere between assignments and piles of coursework I had back at Cambridge University. … Continue Reading

The Souks of Marrakech are a very interesting place to visit! Filled with so many beautiful (and delicious) sights, the Souks are a definite must-see when you are in Marrakech however, here are a few quick tips to help you make the make the most of your trip to the Souks: 1.) Beware of helpful … Continue Reading

Visiting Morocco was definitely one of my travel highlights of the year! It was so exciting and for some reason, unexpectedly so. I think the biggest draw to visiting Morocco is the authenticity you get on a holiday here. The people don’t try to edit themselves for you and become some version of themselves that traveller … Continue Reading

As part of a trip to Morocco, it makes perfect sense (nay, it’s very important) to explore other areas outside of Marrakech. Marrakech is an amazing and exciting place filled with enticing smells, intriguing sights, delightful sounds and tinged with the slightest hint of danger… Alas I’m afraid that last one might have been slightly made up in … Continue Reading

Marrakesh is an incredible city to visit. Perched, just shy of the iconic Atlas Mountains in Morocco, it’s a city that’s steeped in history dating back almost a thousand years. This all means there are heaps of the best things to do in Marrakesh dotted all across its historic centre.  Now, one thing I would … Continue Reading

Arrive at the bus/car stop next to Koutoubia Mosque… Head off towards the main square – Jemaa el-Fnaa (which is a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage site and actually inspired that list)… Pop into the souks… Perhaps even stop for a little treat… Head through winding maps and alleyways. If you’ve never been before, perhaps go armed with … Continue Reading

Morocco is one of those countries that just intrigues and excites, it’s the kind of country that’s totally diverse, with a heap of the best places in Morocco dotted all across the country. There’s just something so special about visiting Morocco’s epic places. With its stunning Arabesque architecture, souks and even blue-coloured cities (yup, you … Continue Reading

These are some photos from our trip to Marrakesh that for some reason or the other, never quite made it to the blog. I guess you can call it an “outtake” of sorts… One thing’s certain though, looking at these photos makes me long for summer sunshine!

Morocco is a pretty incredible country to explore. Now, I know I say that to lots of places, but I truly mean it! It’s one of those countries that’s so much more than just the Souks of Marrakech, with so many of the best things to do in Morocco outside of the city itself. From the unspoilt … Continue Reading

Marrakesh is a visual feast! One of my favourite things about being in Morocco and Marrakesh, in particular, is how colourful everything is. From the spices in the souks to the outfits worn by locals and visitors alike to even the landscape, Marrakesh is truly one of the most colourful travel destinations out there. I’ve … Continue Reading