A Solo Traveller’s Guide to Morocco

Thinking about volunteering after or before traveling, check our programs volunteering in Rabat. Traveller’s Guide to Morocco – Where to Visit? Morocco is a large country, with towns and cities from north to south that are worth exploring. If you’re travelling solo, you may want to add some of these popular destinations in Morocco toContinue reading “A Solo Traveller’s Guide to Morocco”

Things that visitors to Morocco should never do

By Sarah Williams Disrespect Islam With more than 90 percent of the population identifying as Muslim, Islam is the state religion of Morocco. Many citizens follow the Sunni branch of Islam, though a significant number subscribe to various Sufi ideals. Disrespecting Islam in Morocco can offend locals and, although Morocco is among the more liberalContinue reading “Things that visitors to Morocco should never do”

Jewel of the Atlas: mining for pleasure in a Berber retreat

The Observer Morocco holidays: by Emma Cook Morocco’s Atlas mountains are a short hop from Marrakech – but a world away from frenetic city life My daughter spots them first, glinting like diamonds in the midday heat of the Moroccan sun, irresistible for small fingers to pick at. “Treasure!” she exclaims, kneeling down to pickContinue reading “Jewel of the Atlas: mining for pleasure in a Berber retreat”

10 Best Beaches in Morocco

Morocco’s coastline runs along both the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, meaning it has a huge array of beaches that are just begging to be visited. With some fantastic spots for keen surfers and water sports enthusiasts, there’s no shortage of waves along much of the country’s sprawling, sand-dune sea sides. If spending your holiday sleepilyContinue reading “10 Best Beaches in Morocco”

6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Morocco

By Ian Neubauer, World Nomads Contributor I learned a lot in a fortnight in Morocco – an overland odyssey that took in the ancient city of Fez, the blue city of Chefchaouen and Tangier, a port city on the Strait of Gibraltar. Hollywood inspired me to go to Morocco. Tense psychological dramas like Babel and Allied, the 1942 classic Casablanca andContinue reading “6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Morocco”