The painted rocks of Aoussift, Morocco

This article was originally published on Atlas Obscura. In this desolate valley resides a gorgeous set of rocks sporting a technicolor design. THESE LARGE PAINTED GRANITE ROCKS, created by Belgian artist Jean Verame, can be found just off of a dirt road that branches from Agard-Oudad street in Tafraoute, Morocco. A brief 20-minute bike ride from Tafraoute... Continue Reading →

In search of ancient Morocco

South of Marrakesh, the Draa Valley still exerts an indefinable pull, retaining traces of its now almost-vanished Berber kingdom. This article was originally published on The New York Times Style Magazine. THE SHAMROCK GREEN of Casablanca graded into a flat plain of beige. From the tarmac itself, I could see the beige run into a... Continue Reading →

10 reasons why you should visit Dakhla

This article was originally published on Dakhla Attitude. If you haven’t heard anything about Dakhla you’re missing out a lot. Wind, lagoon, waves, ancient culture, remoteness- are exactly the words to describe this place. For those who want to experience something completely different, this is the right place to choose. Dakhla is a city located... Continue Reading →

Medinas in Morocco,a unique atmosphere

This article was originally published on Visit Morocco. The medina is the heart of any city Morocco's mysterious, well-preserved medinas lend themselves to exploring. Right in the heart of certain Moroccan cities, treasures lurk behind tall ocher walls: this is the real Morocco. People still live in them, infusing these ancient quarters with life and... Continue Reading →

Why not visit the 9 world heritage sites of Morocco?

This article was originally published on dare2go. We always want to visit World Heritage sites , and our road trip through Morocco was no exception. Archaeology, ancient ruins, historic towns and villages, and colonial influence all feature there – as they do in many of the world’s recognised cultural heritage sites. Morocco has 9 World Heritage sites listed... Continue Reading →

Cracking the secret of argan oil

This article was originally published on Visit Morocco. Argan oil is extracted from trees that only grow is one particular area of the world, near Morocco’s Atlantic coast. It is renowned in the health and beauty industry for its incredible moisturising properties and has a number of wider uses. It was the last day of... Continue Reading →

8 fun facts about Morocco

This article was originally published on Lazy Travel Blog. The Kingdom of Morocco, also known as the Gateway to Africa, is centuries upon centuries old. With a rich history, a beautiful variety of landscapes, and warm and vibrant culture, it’s a country that can’t be missed. It’s a fascinating place with a little bit of... Continue Reading →

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