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Marrakech guide by Rasa, an expat who knows all the secrets of Marrakech. Discover Marrakech not only from the tourist guides, but directly from people living there right now.

7 cheap street food meals to eat in Morocco

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The Internet is packed with lists what to eat in Morocco. However, these lists don’t always include street food eaten by locals and that can look a bit awkward for foreigners. Forget the famous tagine, couscous and tangia, there is so much more to discover while in Morocco. Here is my preferred cheap Moroccan street food meals list,…

How Blondie made her way to the Sahara desert! (With shared group tour)

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“I ain’t the kind of person who likes group tours,” announced an old friend coming to visit me in Marrakesh. However, he really wanted to see the desert, we had zero time to search for a car rental or to plan the trip by ourself. Nor he wanted to spend 3 days driving through the…

Ultimate guide to cycling in Marrakech

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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,…

How to rent a long term home in Marrakech

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Relocating to Marrakech can be an exciting adventure, especially finding a property to rent.  Marrakech can be very expensive and in the same time incredibly cheap place to live; all depends on how well you know the local rental market and your connections. Many things in Morocco work differently than in Europe, so don’t get…

The best place for shopping in Marrakech (fixed prices)

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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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