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Our Favourite Things to Do in the Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert is, without question, our favourite region of Morocco. It may look as if there’s nothing but sand and sky but there’s a surprising number of things to do in the Sahara Desert. Any anyway, what more do you want from a desert? If you’re preparing for a trip to Morocco and the …

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Dining out in Jemaa El Fna, Morocco

There is nowhere else quite like the square of Jemaa El Fna in Marrakech. Most of the guide books talk of its unique atmosphere but only mention the food stalls in passing. It’s true, no visit to Jemaa El Fna is complete without dining at the makeshift cafés and food stalls. Without knowing what to expect, it’s easy for …

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An authentic culinary experience at the fishing harbour of Essaouira

Searching for flavourful culinary delights and sampling unique foods from around the world is definitely one of the best parts about travel.  From 5-star fine-dining to street food, finding local specialities is one of the highlights of our travels. In the little visited Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira, it’s no surprise that fish features prominently on …

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The Best Thing About Agadir That Nobody Will Admit To

Long term overlanding can take its toll sometimes. We’ve been living in the desert for 3 weeks with a few days break in desert towns to clean up and resupply. Occasionally, we just need a bit of easy living. So for New Year, we arrived in Agadir on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. Boasting 300 …

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A Night With A Berber Family

We’re incredibly privileged to be able to travel without time constraints and to visit places that are not on the average tourist route. We’ve met with kindness and generosity at every turn, often from those who have little material wealth but big welcoming hearts. A small act of kindness is repaid many times over. After …

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The Barbary Apes of Morocco

Leaving Ifrane and the newly constructed golf course that is looking like it will meet PGA standards, we slowly begin to leave the alpine resort behind. By the time we reach Azrou, we’re well and truly back in Morocco. It’s time to find the Barbary Apes of Morocco. After a night in the cherry orchard, …

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Tetouan: A Town of 2 Halves

Set against a backdrop of the Rif Mountains, Tetouan is a most unusual destination, far off the tourist route. Enter the medina in Tetouan and you’d be forgiven for thinking that you’ve taken a step back in time. Step outside the medina, and you’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped into an Andalucían town in …

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