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Yes, there is snow in Morocco! And I saw it!

“There is real snow in Morocco?” I asked my friends when moved to Marrakech. I mean, I saw the snowy peaks of the High Atlas mountains, but never though there is an actual snow, snowmen or even a skiing resort. So yeah, now I can confirm that there is a snow in Morocco and you…

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Ultimate guide to cycling in Marrakech

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I had lived in Amsterdam before I moved to Marrakech. No wonder why, on my second day in the city, I  bought a bike. It worried me, though, how I will manage to cycle in the hectic streets of Marrakech. This city has so many more forms of transportation: mopeds,…

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My home in Marrakech – loft in the heart of Medina

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Opposite than in Europe, the old towns  of Moroccan cities is not a dream place to live. Many expats and even Moroccans avoid old towns (called Medina) because of hectic small streets  and noisy traffic. And even more nosy traditional neighbours. Despite all negative opinions, I decided to leave my…

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A day trip from Marrakech for only 1 euro!

Marrakech is surrounded by many beautiful spots to visit in a one day trip.  Lalla Takerkoust is one of my favourites when I want to escape from the heat in Marrakech and enjoy refreshing nature. Situated around 40 km from Marrakech, Lalla Takerkoust town is reachable by taxi or a bus. The shared grande taxi…


Why Essaouira is a must place to visit in Morocco

Positioned on the Atlantic coast, Essaouira was always my favourite place in Morocco. It is a must destination to visit for any traveller, otherwise, you will miss the completed picture of the real Morocco. In Arabic, Essaouira means “Little picture”. And, literally, Essaouira is a little picture –  a small, breezy town with a wide…

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How much French do you need to survive in Morocco?

Can you survive living in Morocco with only English? I’ve been asked this question many times and my answer is positive. However, if you really want to immerse yourself in the Moroccan life, you should learn the Moroccan Arabic (known as Darija). Or, like me, try to master French. After my first visit to Morocco,…

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The best place for shopping in Marrakech (fixed prices)

Haggling in the street markets in Marrakech is a big part of the fun of Morocco. However, after visiting these hectic Souks a dozen of times, I prefer the relaxing alternative – Ensemble Artisanal,  a Moroccan crafts complex  sponsored by the local government. l’Ensemble Artisanal  is located close to the main Jemaa el Fnaa square.…

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Marrakech – Sahara desert. Amazing 3 days tour!

 The Sahara is the largest hot air desert the world and it is a must place to visit while in Morocco. You will never forget the experience of spending a night in the Sahara desert. I highly recommend visiting Sahara with a shared 3 days/2 night tour from Marrakech. Sahara desert is far and the…


Do you need a visa for Morocco?

I receive many questions regarding if you need a visa to enter Morocco. Here are some answers:   Citizens of around 70 countries, including all European Union countries, can enter Morocco visa-free for up to 90 days. Here is the list of the visa-free countries. If your country is not listed as a visa-free one,…

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