The desert kingdom of Morocco offers an eclectic mix of Roman ruins, bustling souks, Imperial cities, rugged mountains, deep gorges and spicy aromas. Explore the Sahara on the back of a camel and camp out under a blanket of stars, trek or ski in the beautiful Atlas Mountains or learn to surf in laid back Taghazoute. Relax by the coast in charming Essaouira, discover ancient kasbahs, soak up the heady atmosphere in Marrakech’s Djemaa el Fna – the world’s most exuberant market place, wander through the blue & white medina of Chefchaouen or simply relax by the sea.
Summer is on its way in the Northern Hemisphere, bringing an armful of exciting festivals to entertain and delight locals and travellers alike in destinations across the world. And as the seasons change and bring warm weather back to the … Continue reading
It’s Video of the Week time again, and we’ve got another gem here from the mysterious and beautiful land of Morocco. Morocco by Stian Rekdal on Vimeo. Morocco has long been associated with artistic inspiration, with titans of 20th Century art and … Continue reading
Buckle up! Today our resident expert Amar Grover writes about his adventures in the Atlas Mountains. According to what I feel is the best guide to Morocco (OK, it’s the Rough Guide and I’m probably on my 8th edition of … Continue reading
Resident expert and professional photographer Doug McKinlay will be leading our photography tour of Morocco later this year. Our gallery below features incredible photos and tales from Doug’s recent adventures in Morocco.
We’re gearing up for the weekend, and to help us along here are five of the best travel tracks. We decided to focus on tracks that actually contain the name of a destination, rather than any old road-tripping song. Did … Continue reading
Christmas decorations are now out in malls and high streets, with commuters and shoppers the world over beginning to adopt that glazed festive season look. You know the one – it happens after being utterly overwhelmed with bright flashing lights, … Continue reading
Having a simple piece of canvas between you and the night sky makes for an unusual – but often luxurious – night’s sleep. Read about Katie’s top 5 sleep-out spots from her epic 6-month adventure. – The Elephant Camp, Zimbabwe. This … Continue reading
Named after the special earthenware pot in which it is cooked, the tagine is a tasty North African dish that lovers of stews will really appreciate. It’s easy to make, but probably one of the most important things to include … Continue reading
Katie Powell won our Get Rid Of Me competition back in 2010, and recently completed her 6 month journey across the world. Here’s her list of her top 5 favourite global watering holes. After reading this you are going to be convinced … Continue reading
Ditch the iPhone, the laptop and all those other technological crutches of yours, and get back to nature. Getting a glimpse of how different societies operate can be challenging, but it’s exhilarating to let go of your creature comforts. Migrating with the Berbers … Continue reading