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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,…

My home in Marrakech – loft in the heart of Medina

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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…

A day trip from Marrakech for only 1 euro!

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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…

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.…

Marrakech – Sahara desert. Amazing 3 days tour!

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 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…

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