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Visiting Ait Benhaddou,Morocco

Ait Benhaddou resembles some Hollywood movie set for a biblical scene or Indiana Jones movie from a distance. Don’t be surprised, but this is actually one of the most famous movie props in the world. It is part of the World Heritage Site by Unesco, one of the most prominent examples of Moroccan kasbah (fortress).This natural oasis surrounded by mountains…

Riads in Morocco: Why You Should Absolutely Stay In One

Morocco is home to almost 900 riads. Each one tells its story through unique hand-painted tiles, woven textiles, Berber rugs and exquisitely wood-carved columns and ceilings. To put it plain and simple, Riad is a traditional house. Translated as a “garden,” every Riad does have a lush garden and a courtyard. As well as a swimming pool, a hammam, guest…

4 Concrete Reasons to Visit Marrakesh, Morocco

I’ve always been magnetized by turbulent, authentic cities, hidden courtyards with pools, and exotic gardens.Marrakesh, with all its chaos and realism, was a perfect fit for my travel destination.Although I came to Morocco for a worthy cause, sightseeing was a priority. Marrakesh is a city where Africa meets Mediterranean life. And even though it was not my cup of tea,…

5 Reasons to Visit Chefchaouen :Morocco’s Blue City

Chefchaouen is tucked away in a crevice of the Rif Mountains of northern Morocco; this town stands as one of the most charming places in all of this magnificently unlawfully picturesque country. Chefchaouen(pronounced shef-SHA-wen) the city got its name from the Berber word “ishauen”, meaning “watching the horns”. It is just one of the tales that surround Chefcheouen. But given…

8 Fabulous Things To Do in Marrakesh, Morocco

Nicknamed “Rose City” or “Red City” due to its rose-tinted facades, there is a little bit of everything in the hottest city of Morocco. Marrakesh is Morocco’s most popular vacation destination, for each traveler can find something that speaks to his soul. It’s hectic and dynamic spirit, historical sights, mystique ambient decor of the riads and hotels. The best word…

9 Fabulous Things to Do in Fez,Morocco

1- History class One of the oldest universities in the world?No, not Oxford.Not Bolognaor famous Cairo.It’s The Karaouine, one of the jewels on the Medina crown. This is where bough revolutionized mathematics. Where astrology was born and reached Europe later with the Moorish rule in Spain. Rumor has it that Plateau and Aristotle’s works reached Europe from here too.Pay tribute…

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