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Some basic tips for tourists in Marrakech

Some basic tips for tourists in Marrakech

A veritable hub of entertainment, the main square of Marrakech never fails to leave an impression but many other aspects of this historic city have changed little since medieval times. The sights, sou...

01 November 2011 Read more
7 Unusual Activities around Marrakech

7 Unusual Activities around Marrakech

Marrakech is justly renowned for the colourful animation of its feudal main square, Jemaa el Fna, and never ending labyrinth of its souks. But there's plenty more to the city and its surroundings to a...

25 October 2011 Read more
Moroccan Cuisine

Moroccan Cuisine

One of the most sensual in the world, Moroccan food attracts our senses of smell, sight and taste in a way that few other cuisines can better, due largely to the use of characteristic Moroccan spices....

03 October 2011 Read more
Marrakech shopping - much more than souks and bazaars!

Marrakech shopping - much more than souks and bazaars!

Although the Marrakech souks offer the best in affordable, handcrafted gifts we thought we'd highlight some higher end retail outlets in Marrakech so as to provide a fuller picture of the Marrakech sh...

19 September 2011 Read more
Marrakech Events in October

Marrakech Events in October

With temperatures pleasantly warm at 27°C / 28°C, Marrakech provides the perfect atmosphere for exploring and sampling the ambience of this captivating city. To underline this, a number of sporti...

05 September 2011 Read more
Easy and Authentic Recipe for Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Easy and Authentic Recipe for Moroccan Lamb Tagine

This simple tagine recipe for the classic Moroccan lamb dish is so straightforward that one is virtually guaranteed a perfect result every time. Indeed, the hardest part of this whole recipe is probab...

22 August 2011 Read more
Marrakech Events in September

Marrakech Events in September

With temperatures in Morocco beginning to fall after the oppressive heat of high summer (although there's nothing exactly cool about the 33°C average maximum for Marrakech) it's time for tourist visi...

08 August 2011 Read more
Is Marrakech a safe place to visit right now?

Is Marrakech a safe place to visit right now?

Given the seismic nature of political events in Tunisia and Egypt, not to mention the shockingly violent response to protest demonstrations seen in Bahrain, Syria and Libya, one might be forgiven for ...

31 July 2011 Read more
Sight Seeing and Shopping in Marrakech

Sight Seeing and Shopping in Marrakech

Being one of the closest and most accessible destinations for European visitors in search of a truly exotic experience, Morocco appeals through the allure of such places as Casablanca, Fes and Tangier...

25 July 2011 Read more
5 Reasons to stay at Les Borjs de la Kasbah

5 Reasons to stay at Les Borjs de la Kasbah

When it comes to choosing accommodation in Marrakech there is no shortage of large international hotels for package tourist and business customers and there is no lack, either, of riads of all kinds, ...

11 July 2011 Read more
6 Reasons to Visit Marrakech

6 Reasons to Visit Marrakech

Marrakech is gaining in popularity for many good reasons. Here are just six of them.

04 July 2011 Read more
New Menu - French Cuisine and Moroccan Flavours

New Menu - French Cuisine and Moroccan Flavours

Since the day it opened in 2007, Le Jasmin, the restaurant of Les Borjs de la Kasbah, has taken pride in the quality of its cuisine. However, following employment earlier this year of a top consult...

20 June 2011 Read more
Royal Visits to Marrakech

Royal Visits to Marrakech

Not only is Marrakech a popular destination for growing numbers of tourists from many European as well as other nations, including celebrities from all walks of life, the city also receives more than ...

20 June 2011 Read more
When is the best time to visit Marrakech?

When is the best time to visit Marrakech?

You have decided on Marrakech but when is the best time to visit the 'pink city'? Well, as they say, you pay your money and take your choice. As the charts below indicate, even sun worshippers will...

10 June 2011 Read more
Forthcoming Events in Marrakech, Morocco

Forthcoming Events in Marrakech, Morocco

For lovers of festivals Marrakech sounds like a pretty good place to be in the next few months! A glance at the diary of events reveals a series of important and entertaining dates to look forward to....

03 June 2011 Read more
No.1 Hotel in Morocco - says TripAdvisor

No.1 Hotel in Morocco - says TripAdvisor

Les Borjs de la Kasbah has been named among the

09 May 2011 Read more
Eight places to visit in Marrakech of historical interest

Eight places to visit in Marrakech of historical interest

At the foot of the Atlas mountains, steeped in history, lies fascinating Marrakech, Morocco's most important former Imperial city. Here's a brief guide to the best historical sites and other must-see ...

25 March 2011 Read more
The TransMarocaine - not just a race in Morocco, more an Atlas adventure!

The TransMarocaine - not just a race in Morocco, more an Atlas adventure!

The 6th running of the TransMarocaine takes place from Saturday 12th to Sunday March 20th 2011

11 March 2011 Read more
Is Marrakech a safe place to visit right now?

Is Marrakech a safe place to visit right now?

Given the seismic nature of political events in Tunisia and Egypt, not to mention the shockingly violent response to protest demonstrations seen in Libya and Syria, one might be forgiven for questioni...

23 February 2011 Read more
Marrakech events - what's happening in early 2011?

Marrakech events - what's happening in early 2011?

February : The Dakka Marrakchia Festival is a unique musical event held every February in honour of Sabaatou Rijal, the spiritual patrons of the city. For this sacred music festival in Marrakech, thi...

18 February 2011 Read more