Marrakech is the very definition of exotic. The ‘red city’ is an evocative blend of narrow alleyways, brightly tiled hammans (bath-houses), and bustling bazaars, with a pleasant climate all year round and a rich, fascinating historical background.
How To Get The Best From Your Trip To Marrakech
There are so many different parts of the city to explore, that knowing where to head first in Marrakech can be something of a challenge. Here are just a few of Travel Talk Tours’ favourite sights in the city, which can be visited on our Marrakech tours:
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.
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.
The Christmas and New Year period offers unique experiences to ensure it will be one festive season you’ll never forget. It’s the perfect opportunity to travel to destinations that you’ve never been to, but have always desired to. For many of us, it is also a difficult time being away from friends and family, enduring an orphan’s Christmas and attempting to make an epic roast just like your mum, putting in that extra effort to feel like you’re not too far from home. But hey, life is short and the world is wide. Let’s make the most of it.
Christmas and New Year abroad means you have plenty of countries to explore which are different, unforgettable and exciting. Here are some Christmas and New Year options that may tickle your fancy.
“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.
Travel is not just a movement; it is progression – progression of you. There is always an excuse; not enough money, not enough time, I’ve never travelled before, I’m stuck with my job, I don’t have anyone to go with, travelling is too dangerous and the list goes on. We should all travel but our greatest limitations are from within. Travel is stepping out of your comfort zone into the unknown. Travelling the globe offers fascinating fundamentals that will enable us develop and discover ourselves. Consequently, it is imperative to stop making justifications and hit the highway. One word: Wanderlust (n.) A strong desire or urge to wander or travel and explore the world.
Here are 15 quotes that will make to want to travel the world now!
The ultimate travel bucket list for 2016 – Where to begin? It’s almost June, which means that the start of the prime season for impressive summer ventures throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle is about to commence. It’s hard to confine a selection of travel bucket list ideas because once you get the travelling bug, the list goes on, and on, and on. Travel is: fun, adventure, freedom, joyful, broadens the mind, feeds our soul plus more all rolled into one. It is one of our utmost treasures, and we should all have a travel bucket list. Here’s 10 ultimate bucket list ideas for 2016.
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.
A city break is a wonderful way to escape the everyday 9 to 5, without booking considerable time off work. If you select the right destination, you can enjoy a few days of uninterrupted exploration and excitement, whilst also enjoying a warm climate which will have the people back home suitably envious!
With such a wide range of destinations available, it can be tricky selecting the perfect location to enjoy your city break. If you’re a keen culture-vulture, then the perfect city just has to be Marrakech.
This exotic North African city boasts bustling souks (that’s a market to you and I!), soaring minarets and mosques, ancient historical ruins and a remarkably vibrant, upbeat social scene. And of course, this is precisely why we think that you should book to travel to Marrakech as soon as you possibly can!