December, 2009

Riad Marrakech

Saturday, December 26th, 2009

Riad Marrakech: When staying in Marrakesh one can get a greater sense of the city if you stay in a riad in Marrakech medina. A riad is a house with an interior garden. The word riad comes from the Arabian term for garden, ryad. The beginnings of riad architecture in Morocco were an adaption of […]

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Frequently asked questions

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

What is the local currency and exchange rate? The local currency is the Moroccan dirham. The current exchange rate is around 12.7 dhs per ¬£sterling. For euros it is about 11 euros per 100 dhs. Exchange rates can found on http://www.xe.com or http://www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi?Amount=1&From=GBP&To=MAD&image.x=40&image.y=11 You cannot buy dirhams (dhs) until you arrive in¬†Morocco. ¬†Some travel exchange […]

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