Inside The Blue Medina Of Chefchaouen In Morocco

Inside The Blue Medina Of Chefchaouen In Morocco

Chefchaouen (try pronouncing that) in Morocco is one of those places that upon first arrival makes you go WOW! Inside the old medina everything is blue, I mean everything. Blue cats, you got it (ok maybe not…), but it’s so vibrant and chilled out, with...
The Beat Generation In Tangier And Popular Beatnik Books

The Beat Generation In Tangier And Popular Beatnik Books

Back in the late 90’s before my travels started in earnest one of the things I loved to do was read a good book based on travel in some form. It would take me on a journey to places at that time I had only dreamed about, in ways I guess reading travel blogs...
Moulay Idriss And The Ruins Of Volubilis

Moulay Idriss And The Ruins Of Volubilis

Moulay Idriss (Zerhoun) Think of a quant old town in Italy perched up on the side of a hill with looming mountains behind and you have Moulay Idriss, a holy town in the north of Morocco. It’s one of the most holy sites for Muslims in the country as it’s...
The Murals Of Asilah By The Sea

The Murals Of Asilah By The Sea

Asilah is a small, laid back town in Northern Morocco and known for the artistic community that live there. Inside the old medina walls white washed buildings capture the artists imaginations.   But it’s not just painters that find their way there, with...
The Medieval City Of Fes In Morocco

The Medieval City Of Fes In Morocco

Fes (or Fez) 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...
Feeling French In Casablanca At Petit Poucet

Feeling French In Casablanca At Petit Poucet

“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...

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