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Moroccan Tagine Recipes

4 Fabulous Moroccan Tagine Recipes

A Tagine is a clay cooking pot. They are one of the oldest forms of a pressure cooker. The Tagine pot takes all of the flavors from the spices and forces into the meat and vegetables. Traditionally tagine pots are made out of clay. They can be glazed or unglazed. They come in a variety of...

Camel on the beach in Essaouira, Morocco

Essaouira Beach, Morocco – Best Reasons to Visit

Essaouira Beach (also known as Mogador) is a tiny, lethargic town that has received more attention in recent years, as it is now used as a vacation spot for Marrakesh citizens. This town still has a ‘small town, nothing ever happens' feel to it, but it was not always this way...

beautiful arches one after another

Marrakesh Souks and How to Navigate Them

On your next vacation, we would like to welcome you to Marrakesh's souks. The infamous markets of Marrakesh. You find the streets loaded with many interesting local characters and shops. Located within the souk are local tanneries, street artists, and vendors. Small animals are part of...

Sahara Desert Tours For Budget Travelers

What an amazing place the great Sahara Desert is! We've seen parts of it on TV or in the movies, but to roam about on this sea of sand, is to enter into an alternate universe. The sun rising over the eastern horizon in the morning has never looked so huge, overwhelming and hot. Riding...

Ait-Ben-Haddou - The Citadel of Disappointment

Ait Ben-Haddou Was My Citadel of Disappointment

Ait Ben-Haddou was one of my biggest disappointments in Morocco. I had looked so forward to going to the places where some of the worlds greatest movies had been made. I wanted to see the sets of the movies such as the area from the movie Gladiator. Imagine how frustrating after 9 hours...

Chefchaouen, Morocco Impressions Of The Blue City

Chefchaouen, Morocco Impressions Of The Blue City

Every day we spent in Chefchaouen, Morocco felt like living in one of Monet's paintings. All around us were buildings painted in white and various hues of blue. They ranged from pastels to vivid indigoes. We will always remember the evening of our first day there. We walked up a hill...

What to Pack for Morocco

What You Will Need to Pack For Morocco

The first question everyone asks me is what to pack for Morocco. There are many different answers and most depend on the time you are visiting as well as what you plan to do. You will not need the same items for Essaouira as you will need for the High Atlas Mountains or the Sahara...