We visited Morocco last summer, smack bang in the middle of summer and to say it was hot was an understatement but we didn’t let the heat stop us from venturing in the Sahara Desert and for both of us it was a highlight of all travels to date! We didn’t book our tour prior to arriving in Morocco as we both had experience travelling in similar countries and knew we’d be best to source a good company & tour once we arrived and got…

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A few weeks before we were due to arrive in Morocco last year we discovered that our trip fell during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Whilst we were aware (vaguely) of what Ramadan was we were a little worried about as to how it may affect our trip! So here’s our experience, a little about what you should expect and a few tips to help you fully enjoy your Moroccan experience (as it is an INCREDIBLE country)! Firstly… what is Ramadan? For those of…

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We visited the exotic, crazy and beautiful country of Morocco smack bang in the middle of their summer. To say it was hot was an understatement, but we found bliss in the beautiful Riad’s we stayed in, each discreetly hidden away in their own corner of the bustling Medina (and made full use of their swimming pools in the 49° heat) in Marrakech and Fez. Camel trekking into the Sahara Desert and staying in traditional Berber camp sites was a tick off the bucket list for…

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Morocco is a wonderful, intense and beautiful country. Travelling in Morocco is however a vastly unique experience to travelling in Western countries and in order to fully enjoy your Moroccan experience it is essential to understand the culture, customs and etiquette. After having heard some horror stories online and from friends, I discovered that there are a number of things you can do as a woman to help ensure your travels are safe, incident- free and enjoyable! Having travelled quite extensively through five continents, Morocco…

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La Maison Arabe is not just a luxury hotel, it’s a luxury hotel with a unique, incredible history that is still being written to this day. It allows you the opportunity to experience the wonderful Moroccan Riad culture whilst also being provided with all the top amenities, products and services that you would expect of a luxury Western hotel. La Maison Arabe was discovered by its current owner, Fabrizio Ruspoli in 1994 when it’s founder and owner was looking to sell. Suzy and Helene Sebillon-Larochette,…

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