Events in Marrakech

Top Ways to Get Around in Marrakech

Top Ways to Get Around in Marrakech

There are many ways to explore the city not only on foot or by bike (of which, as in most modern cities, there are plenty for hire, in central locations) but also by motor scooter, taxi (petit or gran...

08 January 2019 Read more
Visiting Marrakech During Ramadan

Visiting Marrakech During Ramadan

About Ramadan Dates for the holy month of Ramadam vary from year to year but in 2016 observance of this most important of Muslim traditions begins on 6th June and ends with the festival of ...

19 May 2016 Read more
Morocco's Berber Culture

Morocco's Berber Culture

The core national identity of Morocco is based on its predominant twin cultures, indigenous Berber and Arab. Around 45% of Moroccans will claim direct Berber descent and about the same proportion Arab...

10 June 2015 Read more
Places to visit in Morocco - the Gnaoua Music Festival, Essaouira

Places to visit in Morocco - the Gnaoua Music Festival, Essaouira

The picturesque coastal town of Essaouira may be around three hours from Marrakech but scheduling time for a visit to the four-day Gnaoua Music Festival (12th-15th June) is well ...

03 June 2014 Read more
Exchange Rates Favour Morocco

Exchange Rates Favour Morocco

Having risen against most currencies during 2013, the Moroccan Dirham (MAD) has eased by some 8% during the past few months and is currently fluctuating at around MAD 13.45* to the pound sterling and ...

10 April 2014 Read more
The 7 Delights of a Trip to the Cascades d'Ouzoud

The 7 Delights of a Trip to the Cascades d'Ouzoud

Situated within the Grand Atlas province of Azilal, some 150 km to the north-east of Marrakech, the Cascades d'Ouzoud are more than simple waterfalls.

24 February 2014 Read more
Is Morocco a safe country to visit? Tourism in Morocco - business as usual

Is Morocco a safe country to visit? Tourism in Morocco - business as usual

During turbulent times in volatile countries overseas there are moments when the interests of many of us are not best served by the world's news media. To judge by numerous headlines, one could be ...

03 October 2012 Read more
What is a hammam?

What is a hammam?

What is a hammam? A hammam is a steam bath, a feature of north African societies since Roman times and later refined by the Ottomans into the Turkish bath that is so common today.

20 January 2012 Read more