Backpackingman

Exploring the Medieval City Of Fez in Morocco

Fez tanneries

Fez (or Fes) is one of those cities that you can either love or hate as a tourist, largely due to the hassle that you will get there. Having left the much more relaxed south of Morocco behind, especially the desert oasis’s, I had headed up north. Apart from Marrakech, a city that I did not particularly enjoy, Fez is the next city that you...

Feeling French In Casablanca At Petit Poucet

Petit Poucet Casablanca

“Bonjour monsieur”, is a familiar greeting you get used to in Morocco, but this time it had a slightly different feeling. Why? Well because I happened to be in the old French colonial quarter of Casablanca, with French style buildings and old Renault cars. It actually felt like you could be in a part of Paris. “Bonjour” I replied back. I...

Escaping The Crowds In Morocco

Draa Valley Morocco

Morocco’s cities are places that could tire even the most hardened traveller. With all the hassle from touts and fast paced life it can really wear you down. Needing to see the other side of the country that exists in the desert and mountain regions, it was time for an escape. I wrote previously about the peaceful city of Sidi Ifni in the...

Relax In The Surf City Of Sidi Ifni

Sidi Ifni Morocco surf

I don’t normally write posts about literally nothing, but that’s pretty much what there is to do in Sidi Ifni, a small city in the south of Morocco on the Atlantic Coast. Heard of it? Didn’t think so… So why write about it? Because Sidi Ifni is super chilled out. And sometimes it’s nice too write about something...