Category: Morocco

Photo Gallery: The Fantastic Doors of Marrakech

Do you ever wonder what is behind a closed door?  The doors in Marrakech that I saw contained so much detailed and colourful work that I could only wonder the extent of the beauty that lay behind the doors. I am used to doors that blend into the background serving the their basic function as

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Fall in Love With Jardin Majorelle

Hidden away down a side street and behind an unassuming wall in Marrakech is a peaceful garden oasis very unlike the hustle and bustle of the rest of the city.  Fear not, you’ll find it though because outside the walls are the usual taxis and hawkers that mark any tourist spot in this city. Escape

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Funky Cool Marrakech Medina

Marrakech has the largest collection of souks in Morocco which are justly famous for their exotic wares.  The souks were traditionally (and still are) separated according to the items being made and sold, for example,  leather goods, slippers, spices, jewellery or lighting.   Craftsman work in the areas where the items are sold too.  So

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5 Surprising Things About Marrakech

Every country I go to surprises me in some way.  Although I have been to Marrakech before, our recent trip was a family holiday.  The children always notice things that I don’t (for example the cats below) which I find interesting.  Here are 5 things that I found surprising from my recent trip: Landscape The

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