Places to Eat in Marrakech: Cafe de France

Ok, I’m going to be honest. I came here to Cafe de France more for the view than anything else. So I can’t really comment on the food here. But I can highly vouch for the Mint Tea and Coffee at least! Drinking a nice hot beverage, whilst watching the busy square below from the terrace at Cafe de France,… Read More »

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Marrakech Survival Guide

Here is a quick survival guide to help you get by when in Marrakech:   1. Transportation Most things to see in Marrakech are found within the Medina. So it’s ideal to stay in a Riad within the Medina area. That way everything is at a walkable distance. Alternatively, using taxis is a good way to get around. (Always remember… Read More »

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Tips in surviving the Souks of Marrakech

The truth is Marrakech can be quite hectic, especially in the souks. So here is a guide to help you survive the chaos in the Souks of Marrakech:   1. Embrace the chaos At first sight, the souks can be chaotic and daunting, but just stop and think. You are actually in a magical place, with so much energy, so… Read More »

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Top Foods to try when in Marrakech

One of my essentials to experiencing one’s culture is definitely trying out their traditional food. So here is a quick guide to some foods (and beverages) you should try when in Marrakech:   1. Tagine (and cous cous) The number one dish that you must try when in Marrakech is Tagine. This is the most traditional dish you will find… Read More »

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A Nomad’s Guide to Marrakech

“A Nomad’s Guide to…” is a series of destination guides of a particular place where I, myself have visited and explored. I know how stressful and overwhelming it can be researching and planning for a trip, so I put together this series to share all my resources and knowledge (based from my own research and experiences) to help make your… Read More »

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Places to Eat in Marrakech: Cafe Henna

Cafe Henna is not only a cafe where you can drink Mint Tea whilst getting your Henna done, but it’s also a non profit organisation. Every penny of profit is used to serve and help in educating the local community. So you won’t just walk away feeling good about your pretty decorated hand and satisfied stomach, but you’d also feel… Read More »

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Luxury Hotel Review: Palais Namaskar Hotel Marrakech

Palais Namaskar has officially been added to my “top places in the world list”. I’d never thought I would actually include a hotel to this list, as it primarily consists of cities, but Palais Namaskar literally is a destination in itself, and in a moment you will see why. Having won many prestigious awards, Palais Namaskar was named “the best… Read More »

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Essential Information for Marrakech

BASIC FACTS Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD) Language: Officially: Arabic, Berber and French. (You can get by with English. You can also come across a few vendors who speak some Spanish.) Time Zone: GMT +0 Flight Duration from London: Approx. 3 hours and 30 minutes (from London Gatwick) Population: 928,850 (2014) Religion: Islam.  See local laws and customs here.   Countries… Read More »

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What types of Clothes to pack for Marrakech

May I first start off with, No Marrakech is not hot all year round. We made this mistake ourselves thinking this. Oopsy! We travelled in December and were gutted to find out we were only able to use like a quarter of the clothes we had brought. But anyways, so you don’t make the same mistake as we did, here… Read More »

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6 Great Things You Must See and Do in Egypt

Did you know that Egypt attracts over 9.5 million visitors worldwide a year? To be fair, with its fascinating history, breath-taking views, and beautiful culture, can you really be surprised?   Now if you haven’t considered visiting the land that was once ruled by Pharaohs, maybe my “6 Great Things You Must See and Do in Egypt” might just convince you… Read More »

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A Moroccan experience at The Body Shop

  Recently, I got invited to The Body Shop‘s Launch Party for their new product range, ‘Wild Argan Oil‘. The Argan Oil used in this product range is taken from Argan trees that originate from the Atlas Mountains of South West Morocco. With that said, The Body Shop did an amazing job in keeping with a Moroccan theme at the launch party. With back… Read More »

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What type of clothes to pack for a trip to: Tunisia

Planning a trip to Tunisia and not quite sure what to pack? Seeing as Tunisia is a predominantly Muslim country, we weren’t sure what type of clothes to bring. As a group of girls, we didn’t want to show any disrespect or draw too much attention to ourselves. So we packed a number of clothes that could cover us mixed… Read More »

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