A New Addition in the Kasbah

Photo Credit: Made in Marrakech.com

madeinmarrakech.com​ Having opened a location in Fes, owner Mike Richardson decided to expand his Café Clock brand to Marrakech as he was often in the red city often and saw an opportunity to recreate the concept of bridging the local population and the tourists and expat community. Read more at Made in Marrakech here…

Cafe Clock in Marrakech

Photo Credit: Afar.com

Afar.com Of course food is important in a cafe – and if you’re looking for something different the Cafe Clock offers that. But it’s more than that – it’s a cultural cafe of sorts, a place where locals, expats and tourists can mingle and in Marrakech that’s not necessarily easy. Read more at Afar.com here…  

Cooking Cous Cous in Fez


“Are you good cooks?” Muhammad asked, in the kitchen of a 250-year-old house tucked inside a dark alleyway in Fez. “My mom’s an amazing cook, but I’m a disaster,” I said. My mom, reading the ingredients of Muhammad’s cous cous recipe, looked up and smiled. With her fluency in cooking, and my proficiency in Arabic, […]

Berber Singers Test Limits of Post-Revolution Arab States


A month after Muammar Qaddafi’s regime collapsed, Dania Ben Sasi swept onto a makeshift stage in the west Libyan town of Zuwara and filled its streets with songs in a Berber dialect that had been banned for more than 40 years. “I was shaking and had tears in my eyes,” said 25-year-old Ben Sasi. “The […]

Maghreb Countries Unite at Berlin Tourism Convention


Tourism professionals from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya this week showcased Maghreb products and attractions to the world’s largest travel trade fair. Morocco participated in the International Tourism Exchange in Berlin, which wrapped up in the German capital on Sunday (March 9th), as part of Tourism Minister Lahcen Haddad’s plan to make the kingdom a […]