24 hours in Marrakesh 

Our whole trip was planned around visiting the African continent. Marrakesh was our gateway to Africa and in spite of its proximity to Europe, it is worlds apart. The action in Marrakesh is all around the medina. We stayed in one of the riads in the medina (Riad Azalia) and we would strongly recommend it. …

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A night, and a day, in Fes

Fez (or as the locals call it: Fes) was the second city we decided to visit in Morocco. Read about our drive to Fes from Ouzoud Falls in our post here. Although we spent barely 24 hours here, we learnt some valuable life lessons that we hope will help future travelers to Fes, freak out …

A taste of Morocco and Portugal, in 8 days

With about 10 days to travel, starting in Barcelona, we decided to attempt to see Morocco and Portugal, one for its exotic and unexplored nature and the other for the food, wine and castles! As far as our trips go, this was probably one of the most ambitious, therefore punishing, itineraries we have come up …

Food guide for Morocco: eat and drink the best the country has to offer!

Food is a big part of our travel experience. Morocco was no exception. The country has influences from the Arab world and Europe and the food reflects that. Drink mint tea Alcohol is not readily available in Morocco but we didn't miss it much during the hot afternoons/evenings where mint tea became a ritual. It …

Intrepid travelers: road tripping in Morocco!

Our first real adventure in the continent of Africa and we coundn't be more excited for it! After a hectic 24 hours in Barcelona, we flew to Marrakesh on Ryanair, at 7.30am to make the most of our first there in the new country. At $45/seat, it was a steal! A quick 2 hour flight later …