Events in Marrakech

Events in Marrakech February and March 2013

Events in Marrakech February and March 2013

This annual festival of traditional Marrakchi music, which has taken place in one form or other for hundreds of years, is the opportunity for local people, professionals as well as enthusiastic amat...

18 January 2013 Read more
Events in Marrakech January 2013

Events in Marrakech January 2013

This well-known traditional circus complete with clowns, acrobats, illusions and animals comes to Marrakech; the venue is at the city gate Bab Jdid.

04 January 2013 Read more
Uncovering the culture of Marrakech

Uncovering the culture of Marrakech

The culture heritage of Marrakech can be soaked up in many places throughout the city's famous medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The heritage is diverse, not just in terms of Arab, Berber and Musl...

01 January 2013 Read more
The fashion boutiques of Marrakech - Where to shop and what to wear in Marrakech

The fashion boutiques of Marrakech - Where to shop and what to wear in Marrakech

Marrakech is well known as a shopper's paradise! Haggling in the labyrinthine souks with their myriad of coloured slippers, hand-stitched leather bags and woven baskets is still an essential part of e...

15 December 2012 Read more
A brief history of the films of Marrakech and Morocco

A brief history of the films of Marrakech and Morocco

The first film shot in Marrakech was by French pioneer Louis Lumi're in 1897. Some Hollywood 'big hitters'followed after the second war, notably Orson Welles who filmed 'Othello' in Marrakech and Essa...

01 December 2012 Read more
Skiing in Marrakech

Skiing in Marrakech

Skiing in Marrakech?! Well not in Marrakech, exactly, but from a base in Marrakech, only a short hop away. You might be forgiven for questioning the viability of skiing in Africa yet...

15 November 2012 Read more
The Music of Marrakech and Morocco

The Music of Marrakech and Morocco

Wherever you travel in Morocco you'll hear music, the basic expression of the country's folk culture. Traditional Moroccan music is an important part of everyday life, evident at every celebration, an...

01 November 2012 Read more
Marrakech events November & December 2012

Marrakech events November & December 2012

All year round, Marrakech is a hive of activity and a sensual mix of sounds, scents and scenery. As we like to keep you updated with what is happening in Marrakech on a monthly basis, here are a coupl...

18 October 2012 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
Marrakech events September & October 2012

Marrakech events September & October 2012

With Marrakech offering so much, it would be a shame to miss out on any special events occurring within the city. Here, we outline a couple of Marrakech events during the months of September and Octob...

01 September 2012 Read more
Frequently asked questions about Marrakech

Frequently asked questions about Marrakech

Set against its backdrop of the Atlas mountains, Marrakech is a North African destination like few others, its souks, squares, historic buildings and displays of Islamic art accounting for much of its...

20 August 2012 Read more
A simple Pastilla recipe - Traditional Moroccan Pastilla Made Easy

A simple Pastilla recipe - Traditional Moroccan Pastilla Made Easy

You may have heard of it but what is it? As our article 'What is Pastilla?' explains, a Pastilla is a sweet and savoury Moroccan pie, most commonly filled with pigeon meat, dusted with icing sugar.

14 August 2012 Read more
What is Pastilla?

What is Pastilla?

What is Pastilla? A sweet and savoury meat pie made with crisp filo pastry, a Pastilla is a traditional Moroccan dish, usually made with squab (young pigeon).

14 May 2012 Read more
Marrakech Events in May 2012

Marrakech Events in May 2012

Marrakech really does have it all at this time of year with some wonderful activities and events taking place in May. Here is a brief run-down of Marrakech events in May 2012.

02 May 2012 Read more
Marrakech Luxury Hotel Special Offers

Marrakech Luxury Hotel Special Offers

At Les Borjs de la Kasbah we strive to offer the highest standard of accommodation and cuisine but we aim also to offer excellent value for money.

25 April 2012 Read more
Why you should take a short break in Marrakech

Why you should take a short break in Marrakech

Set against the backdrop of the High Atlas, snow-capped until late April, historic Marrakech is the gateway to Morocco's desert region and the Sahara, only a few hours, drive further south.

26 March 2012 Read more
10 things you need to know about Marrakech

10 things you need to know about Marrakech

The wonderfully exotic Moroccan city of Marrakech offers so much as a short holiday destination, from reliable year-round temperatures (ideal from mid February to end April) and mouth-watering local c...

12 March 2012 Read more
Les Borjs de la Kasbah wins

Les Borjs de la Kasbah wins

For the third time in as many years, les Borjs de la Kasbah, the 4 star boutique hotel in Marrakech close to the royal palace, has received a "Travellers 'Choice Award" from Trip Advisor based on the...

15 February 2012 Read more
Marrakech Grand Prix

Marrakech Grand Prix

Fans of motor racing will be interested to learn that a major event will be taking place in Marrakech in March to mark the opening of the FIA 2012 season.

14 February 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