11 Best Hotels in Marrakech

11 Best Hotels in Marrakech

Marrakech bewitches travelers with vibrant colors and alluring smells. Set up at the foothill of the Atlas Mountains, the city greets you with a fairytale scenery. Time after time, you’ll find yourself lost in the maze of dusty lanes of the historic medina. Here buzzing local bazaars hide in the shadows of the grand Moorish…

11 Best 5 Star Hotels in Marrakech

11 Best 5 Star Hotels in Marrakech

Marrakech, the beating heart of Morroco, mesmerizes travelers with sights and sounds. Set at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, the city boasts an exciting mixture of traditional and contemporary. Expect to find yourself lost in the maze of show-stopping streets of the historic medina. The crowded bazaars will whisk you into another world with…

11 Best Hotels in Casablanca

11 Best Hotels in Casablanca

For many people, to date, the name Casablanca stirs up memories of Michael Curtiz’s 1942 classic. In reality, the city’s a lot more than the movie. A vibrant city that grew over the decades, Casablanca sits on Chawiya plain of Northwestern Morocco. Unlike its imperial neighbors, Fez and Marrakesh, Casablanca is contemporary and cosmopolitan. In…

11 Best Hotels in Fez

11 Best Hotels in Fez

In northwestern Morocco, lies the city of Fez – tucked between the Rif and the Middle Atlas Mountains, carrying tales from 789 CE. Originally created as two rival cities along the banks of River Fes, the cities saw immigrants, expansion, colonialism, and accompanying diverse cultures. Dubbed as the Athens of Africa and the Mecca of…

11 Best Hotels in Tangier

11 Best Hotels in Tangier

Nestled on the slopes of chalky limestone hills sits Tangier in Morocco, one of the ancient cities of North Africa. Being an important port and trade center, the city has good road and rail connections with Fèz, Meknès, Rabat, and Casablanca. It also has an international airport. Tangier today is an interesting and thriving city,…

11 Best Hotels in Rabat

11 Best Hotels in Rabat

Far away from the madding crowd of most other Moroccan cities lies the calm, peaceful city of Rabat tracing its origins back to the 12th century. Steeped in history and romance, this beautiful city with its wonderful scenic beauty and architectural marvels is still a comparatively unexplored destination. With the idyllic Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop,…

Top 11 Things To Do In Rabat

Top 11 Things To Do In Rabat

Founded in the 12th century by the Almohad ruler Abd al Mu’min, Morocco’s capital city Rabat comes as a breath of fresh air after the tourist-ridden Moroccan cities of Fez and Casablanca. The clean palm-lined boulevards and the clear roads are a pleasant surprise from the bustle of most tourist cities in this part of…

Top 12 Things To Do In Tangier

Top 12 Things To Do In Tangier

The historic city of Tangier in northwestern Morocco has had a rich and varied past. From being a strategic Berber town and Phoenician trading center to the rather seedy repute it had garnered in the 20th century, Tangier has probably seen the best and worst of humanity. During its time as a semi-independent international zone,…

Top 12 Things To Do In Casablanca

Top 12 Things To Do In Casablanca

The city of Casablanca is the economic capital and the largest city situated at the central-western part of Morocco along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Invaded by Portuguese, Spanish, British and French colonialists, the city has been the prime attraction for its demography, especially to establish the naval base in the Europe-Asia sea trade…

Top 12 Things To Do In Fez

Top 12 Things To Do In Fez

The city of Fez or Fes in northern inland Morocco is the second-largest city and the spiritual capital of the country, having many prominent madrasas (Islamic schools of learning). Fez once attracted many scholars, theologians, mathematicians, and lawyers whose influence on the city is still visible. Due to the number of ancient monuments that still…

Top 10 Things To Do In Marrakrch

Top 10 Things To Do In Marrakech

Marrakech is not Morocco’s capital city (that’s Rabat), It’s not the country’s largest metropolis (that’s Casablanca), It’s not even the African nation’s oldest city (that’s Fes). But Marrakech triumphs over other Moroccan cities as the unofficial cultural center. For nearly a thousand years, Marrakech has been a melting pot of civilizations – a vibrant mixture of Sufi,…

Morocco Of My Dreams

Morocco Of My Dreams

I lived my childhood under the impression that my family came from France. My French speaking grandmother Philomène would always pronounce our last name “Bytton” with a special flair and most people with our same last name lived in France so we just assumed it. The moment I discovered my family was Moroccan my life…