Three Moroccan Cities To Visit In 2017

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By Steve Marks New York – Tourism in Morocco has gone from strength to strength in recent years. The country attracted 10.3 million visitors in 2016, contributing $6 billion to Morocco’s GDP. Morocco makes for an accessible and well-connected travel destination, yet offers a taste of a completely different way of life for foreign visitors. I visited […]

Rare Pictures of Fez Between 1913 and 1926

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Rabat – Throughout the history of Morocco, the city of Fez has been the birthplace of culture, art and education. It is considered one of the oldest Morocco’s Four Imperial Cities, in addition to Rabat, Marrakech and Meknes. French Museum, Albert Kahn and Garden’s website has published thousands of photos taken in many parts in […]

The 5 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Fes

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Fes is full of tempting and inviting restaurants which showcase the best of Moroccan cuisine, serving delicious dishes of couscous and tajine amongst much more. Although often meat heavy, vegetarians need not despair, as there are plenty of places they can sample Moroccan delicacies meat free, with vegetable tajines, vegetable couscous and, of course, falafel. […]

The Hennah of the 27th of Ramadan

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These customs have manifested themselves in the form of different social celebrations time and time again yet the last decade has witnessed slight changes in the ways these purely Moroccan traditions are perceived and celebrated. Some old traditions have nearly faded, as in the case of celebrating weddings. Other traditions’ celebrations have been altered. The […]

Ramadan Life and Traditions in Morocco

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Agadir – I often receive emails from friends asking if it is o.k. to visit Morocco during Ramadan, what the celebration means, how long it lasts, and what are its traditions. So, I have decided to talk here about Ramadan in Morocco, hoping to answer these questions.  What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of […]

​The Young Storytellers of Morocco: A Tradition Revived

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oin travel photographer Genevieve Hathaway on the streets of Marrakech and learn how the city’s storytellers are reinvigorating a thousand-year-old tradition one tale at a time. by Genevieve Hathaway The Moroccan tradition of storytelling, dubbed hikayat, dates back over 1,000 years to a time when Marrakech was a young city. Berber general-kings governed the land […]

11 Must-Do’s You Need To Know In Fez, Morocco

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  The third largest city in Morocco also boasts one of the most magnificent sights: tanneries in midst of an old medina. Hailed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fez has made a name for itself as a must-go destination for numerous travelers. Enjoy and indulge with this list of must-do’s! SEE ALSO: Transportation Tips! The Best Ways […]

Morocco to Celebrate Independence Day Today

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Rabat – The Moroccan people is marking on Tuesday the 59th anniversary of Independence of the Kingdom, a landmark event in Morocco’s contemporary history. This celebration is an opportunity to proudly celebrate the triumph of the will of the people and the Throne who carried on an uninterrupted struggle to break the yoke of colonialism […]