September, 2014

Vegetarian Travel Guide in Marrakech

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

As I have been vegetarian for over 14 years, I know how difficult it can be to source vegetarian options on menus in England, let alone whilst travelling on holiday.Here is our guide to Vegetarian travel in Marrakech. For many Moroccans, especially those who live more rural areas, vegetarian cuisine often means taking the meat […]

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Symbolism of the Tanning process in the Marrakech Tanneries

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

The Marrakech Tanneries are perhaps one of the must-see attractions in red city. The traditional tanning process, as witnessed in the Marrakech tanneries, is laced with symbolism. It is often said that the position of the tanneries itself, the east of the Marrakech Medina, symbolizes the rebirth of animal skin into leather through the sun […]

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The Independent Shops of the Marrakech Medina

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Although Marrakech is famous for the shops and stalls of the Souks, every single alleyway, derb or street in the red city is filled with wonderful shops. These shops range from unique boutiques selling handmade jewellery, woodcraft items or leather shoes to more standard ‚Äėnewsagent-style‚Äô shops selling water, drinks and confectionary. The frequency of these […]

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The Secrets of the Moroccan Tea

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Across the world, Morocco is famous for it‚Äôs delicious teas. In many caf√©s and restaurants there are often a wide variety of flavours and choosing what you want to order can often take a lot longer than expected. Although there are teas made from a range of ingredients including saffron, geranium, Rose petals and Louisa, […]

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