January, 2013

HipMarrakech at Destinations 2013 London Earls Court

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

HipMarrakech are proud to be exhibiting at the Destinations travel show January 31, February 2 3 ¬†4 at London’s Earls Court. Come and see us on stand AF7 in the Africa section. ¬†Secure your complimentary ticket ¬†online in advance at the show website Don’t forget to quote your Hipmarrakech reference MSC68 We look forward to […]

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Want fish, want number 14

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Regularly selling out first in the highly competitive temporary evening restaurant market of Jemaa El Fna Square, number 14 is a fishy heaven like no,¬† except for a close second (number 98), other. The proprietor makes the daily round trip to the beautiful costal town of Essouira, 2 hours by Grand Taxi each way, to […]

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Swing Low Sweet Hajhouj

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

An African instrument that reached The North of Africa during the golden age of Morocco in the 15 century, the hajhouj is a significant culture in itself. At the height and as a result of the the slave trade, a mix of African cultures, faiths and musical instruments saturated the continent and with it, the […]

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The Good People of Marrakech

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Permently parked by Bab (gate) Doukkala in a very temporary looking outdoor office sits Mohamed who is the man people go to from Marrakech to have their plastic needs fulfilled. Laminating passport, drivers licences or one of the many many documents needed to successfully fulfill a visa application to almost anywhere outside of Morocco, can […]

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