Morocco Travel Resources

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Morocco Shopping Guide: the Best Things to Buy

Morocco is a fascinating and exotic destination with many different reasons to visit. With a rich and ancient artisan tradition, the temptation of unbridled shopping is everywhere. The markets are full of items for sale and it’s hard to know where to start. Also, the handmade arts are strongly valued in Morocco and contemporary artisans are adapting age-old know-how in order to craft beautiful wares. Indeed, you have the choice between an artisan or a modern shopping experience. With many trips to Morocco stamped in my passport, I have crafted the ultimate Morocco shopping guide to help you decide how to spend your money.


The Best Guide to Successful Haggling in Morocco

Morocco is a fabulous destination for shopping. There is a huge selection of wares, antiques, trinkets, fashion items and souvenirs to buy. I don’t travel just for shopping but Morocco is a great place to be tempted, at least it’s one reason to go. Thanks to a strong artisan tradition, Morocco places great value on crafting unique wares, and it’s easy to pick up some great souvenirs. However, haggling is an essential part of shopping and this is the best guide to successful haggling in Morocco!


20 Excellent Reasons To Visit Morocco

Morocco is a popular travel destination… Popular to visit and also popular to think about. I get a lot of questions about travelling to Morocco, about its safety and things to do. There are so many things to do in Morocco that you need to think about what you enjoy and how you want to approach it. Are you on a budget or do you want to indulge? Are you looking for an independent travel adventure or are you happier in the comfort of a bus tour? Whichever way you want to do it, Morocco can welcome you and make your journey unforgettable. I have 20 excellent reasons why you should visit Morocco.


Driving in Morocco: Things You Need to Know

Depending who you believe, driving in Morocco can either be effortless or very stressful. Indeed, Morocco can be a divisive destination, travellers either love it or hate it. In a lifetime of travelling to Morocco, I have done a lot of driving in Morocco, mainly as a passenger. I recently took a road trip and tested a number of the myths around driving in Morocco. Overall, taking a road trip around Morocco is a very good idea and will show you more of the country and its people that you might experience on a bus tour. In my experience driving in Morocco is not as scary and complicated as it seems. To me, it is the best way to travel and you will get the most out of your trip. Here are a few things you need to know about driving in Morocco.


20 Things You Need to Know Before Travelling Around Morocco

In the western world, Morocco has this intriguing, mysterious and romantic reputation. It is often on travel bucket lists and a great backdrop to many Instagram-worthy photos. But what is the reality of travelling to Morocco? Do you listen to the negatives or the positives? And where is the middle ground? How do you figure out whether Morocco is right for you? I have been travelling to Morocco since I was three or four, with my parents, visiting friends, touring the country and experiencing its magic. Understandably, I am also aware of its annoyances. I travelled there again recently, on a road trip covering a lot of ground, revisiting places I knew already and discovering new ones. To me, Morocco is a beguiling and diverse destination, with a rich culture and lovely people. To help you in your decision on whether this is the right destination for you, I would like to set the record straight and discuss 20 things you need to know before travelling to Morocco.