Tips for visiting Marrakech

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Tips for Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech


The souks of the Marrakech Medina at Djemaa el-Fna are a shoppers paradise. On this recent trip to the city of constant excitement we strolled through the souks and were amazed at every corner. There were so many beautiful items to gawk at. They all seemed to shimmer in their own way creating a yellow-brick road of sorts that led us through the maze of shopping alleys. If you’re headed to Morocco and wondering what…

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Autumn Days at Djemaa el-Fna Square in Marrakech

Ringling Brothers Circus has nothing on Djemaa el-Fna in Marrakech. The former may be the “greatest show on earth,” but the latter is clearly the greatest spectacle on earth. If it’s not already, visiting the storied square in the heart of the city’s Medina should be at the top of your of laundry list of things to do in Marrakech. Entering Djemaa el-Fna is an amphetamine rush to the senses. Quicker than you can say…

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Riad vs. Resort: The Marrakech Smackdown

Riad in Marrakech Morocco

[google1] The Contenders Albatros Garden: Hotel Resort outside of the Medina vs. Riad Barroko: Boutique-style hotel in the Medina   If you’re contemplating a trip to Marrakech you might be trying to decide if you should stay at an all inclusive resort outside the Medina or at a traditional Riad within the Medina’s walls. We stayed at both during our recent trip with Low Cost Holidays to the mind-boggling Moroccan city and we decided to…

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