Things To Do in Marrakech

Marrakech back streets

Marrakech is an African destination on many people’s travel bucket list. And for good reason. From wandering through the old walled city, world class shopping, to exploring the exotic food, to seaside side trips, Marrakech has something to offer everyone. We recently spent a month in “The Red City” and compiled our list of things … Read more

Essaouira Morocco – A Seaside Day Trip from Marrakech

Essaouira Morocco

Photo credit: Lynn Sheppard  @www.maroc-o-phile.com Essaouira is a coastal destination that we regretted not being able to visit during our time in Morocco. We were enticed to visit by an itinerary suggested to us by Lynn Shepard, a Moroccan travel expert from Voyjer. They put together custom-designed itineraries which is the perfect way to get … Read more

Marrakech Moroccan Cooking Class – La Maison Arabe

Marrakech Cooking Class

When we first arrived in Marrakech, one of the first things we wanted to do was to the try a tagine dish. Tagine is the cone shaped vessel that Moroccans use to slow cook dishes with combinations of meat, vegetables, and spices or fruit along with a special blend of spices. Sounds delicious – and … Read more

Marrakech Food Tour – A Taste of the Red City

Marrakech Food Tour

This Marrakesh food tour took us deep inside the center of the old city and allowed us to explore the real flavors of Morocco. The setting was as compelling and mysterious as the food and I wonder how many people who haven’t been led specifically behind the doors that we explored, leave Marrakesh without really … Read more