Wrapped up in history, mystery, and charm, Morocco’s city of Marrakech is a major economic centre and is home to mosques, palaces and gardens. The Medina is a solidly crammed, enclosed medieval metropolitan dating back to the Berber Empire with puzzling backstreets where flourishing souks sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewellery. It’s not Morocco’s capital city, that’s Rabat. It’s not the country’s largest city, that’s Casablanca. It’s not even the African nation’s oldest city, that’s Fes. But Marrakech takes victory over other Moroccan metropolises as the informal cultural hub.
So, you want to go to this fantastic city? Here are 10 fascinating truths to help get you underway on your visit to Marrakech.
Morocco, officially the Kingdom of Morocco is one of the most varied countries in Africa, with a craggy coastline, extraordinary mountains, far-reaching desert and a ton of history.
Here’s 6 bucket list moments that you’ve most probably dreamed of doing, seeing and experiencing in Morocco:
Morocco is a bucket list destination for many travellers. It is an entryway to Africa, and a country that is full of an ample amount of diversity. Think warm hospitality, the Sahara Desert, camel treks, tagine, amazing mountain ranges, old civilisations, prehistoric cities, mint tea and souks. Morocco will blow your mind and truly is a slice of magical paradise.
Check out Morocco in photos to give you some proper #travelinspo. These photos are taken from travellers that have been on one of our Morocco tours. Take a peak!
So, you may have heard about this Destinations Show? What is it, you ask? It is the only FREE travel, culture and entertainment show in London and is the first of its kind. It will be held on Saturday 18th February from 10am – 6pm at the Ibis Hotel Earls Court and will comprise of a jam-packed schedule. For more information on this event and to RSVP go here.
“Travel while you’re young and able. Don’t worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be.” – This quote really rings home. Life is too short to not travel and the world is too large to not want to travel. We ought to spend our money on experiences such as travel instead of things such as a new car. Experiences can offer a life time of gratifying memoirs. The things we obtain in life, in the other instance, rapidly become familiar and forgotten to us.
Here are some reasons as to why you should spend your money on travel.
Chin up, don’t let the lack of sunshine and cold weather get you down. May we suggest travelling to Morocco? The African country is an exotic oasis, even in winter time. It’s home to unrivalled nature, history and natural beauty. We’ve picked out the best parts of Morocco and rolled them into our Moroccan adventure tours.
Imagine a land of winding, narrow alleyways, enticing souqs selling every conceivable thing under the sun, looming mountain ranges and sparkling seas. Morocco is a country that knows how to paint a colourful, vibrant picture, and its small wonder that so many people book Morocco travel tours in order to experience the intoxicating sights, smells and sounds of this unique land.
Morocco Travel: Planning Your Trip & Maximising The Experience
Have you got a week to spare in Morocco? If so, you’re in luck. The country is compact enough to enjoy a huge amount of locations and landmarks, provided you plan well. Here is a suggested daily itinerary to help!