Morocco

Is Morocco on your travel radar? Check out the advice, stories and tips I can offer after my October 2011 trip there, which saw me visit the cities of Chefchaouen, Essaouira, Fez, and Marrakech, and spend a night camping in the Sahara Desert near Merzouga.

Three Mind-Blowing Days in Marrakech

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Most overseas travelers to Morocco arrive in Casablanca but practically speaking, Morocco begins in Marrakech

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The Misty Medina on the North Atlantic

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This city is as enjoyable as its name is difficult to pronounce.

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Camping, Camels and Sand Dunes

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Morocco desert tours are a dime a dozen, so understanding a few things before you start shopping around is key

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The Blue City of Chefchaouen, Morocco

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Chefchaouen nonetheless retains a singular charm that becomes decidedly more pronounced the further up and away from the central medina you walk.

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The Misty Medina on the North Atlantic

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Once you can learn to pronounce and remember the city’s strange name, book a bus ticket to Essaouira, the sparkling gem of Morocco’s Atlantic coast.

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Three Mind-blowing Days in Marrakech

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Most overseas travelers to Morocco arrive in Casablanca but practically speaking, Morocco begins in Marrakech

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Camping, Camels and Sand Dunes

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The reason we all visit this country is for Morocco desert tours and camel treks, the awesomeness of medinas, souks and riads notwithstanding. 

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