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Win A VIP Holiday to Morocco!

How would you like to follow in the footsteps of Harry and Meghan and enjoy a VIP holiday to Morocco for four days and three nights? In association with Discover Ltd, we’re giving you the chance to win this dream trip. There are three prizes available, and each winner will be able to bring a guest with them on…

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Wellbeing in Morocco

Feeling in need of some really high quality ‘you’ time, away from the winter winds and rain? It’s a long time till summer, after all … The good news is that Morocco offers a wide range of wellbeing retreats and activities, and you can get here in around three hours from Britain.   People across…

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Harry and Meghan in Morocco – Part 2

After a successful and engaging first full day in Morocco, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex began the second day of their Moroccan tour with a visit to an equine therapy project at the Moroccan Royal Federation of Equestrian Sports. The centre in Rabat is being used to help children with extra needs, through working…

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Harry and Meghan In Morocco – Part 1

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, were given a warm Moroccan welcome last month.  This was the royal couple’s first visit to the kingdom, and their last tour before the birth of their first child. The Sussexes were here on an official visit to meet with members of the Moroccan royal…

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Flying to Morocco – Spring and Summer 2018

Flying to Morocco from the UK has never been easier, with over eighty flights making the journey every week. Flying to Morocco is simple and quick, bringing the kingdom even closer to the UK. It’s a perfect place to escape for a quick weekend getaway or a longer exotic holiday, with departure airports across the…

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The National Parks of Morocco

Morocco has one of the most diverse landscapes on earth. While most attention is drawn by the Sahara desert and four mountain ranges, the country also has wetlands, tidal lagoons, deep forests, cultivated farmland and coastal and marine habitats. There are eleven National Parks in Morocco, covering over 7,700 square kilometres between them. These important…

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A True Winter Warmer

Slate grey skies, freezing rain, and perpetual sniffles – that’s Britain for the next few months. The days of long, light evenings, bright blue skies and glorious soul-warming sunshine seem an awfully long time away. But you can reclaim that summer feeling in under four hours with a visit to Morocco. Average highs in Marrakech…

The city of Fez at night

The Imperial Cities

Fez, Marrakech, Meknes, and Rabat. Four historic cities that have played pivotal roles in the history of Morocco. Fez has been the seat of power in Morocco for four different dynasties, for a total of around 650 years. Built by Idris I between 789 and 808, since then the Marinids, Wattasids and Alouites have all…

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Games To Keep The Family Amused On Holiday

Morocco is a fantastic place for family holidays, but like any holiday with children, it’s always good to have some games up your sleeve for when the attention wavers. Below you’ll find our suggestions for keeping everyone entertained, some of which are universal favourites, some of which are specific to Morocco. Enjoy! Driving Games A…

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There’s More to Morocco than Marrakech

So many of us have been to Marrakech. So many now consider that they have ‘done’ Morocco. I was beginning to feel that. It isn’t that it hasn’t got loads of charisma and charm; it’s just I want more, I want different. I want to dabble my feet in the Atlantic, see tree-climbing goats, drive…

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Did You Know?

Over the years I’ve picked up some good bits of trivia living here, and I’d like to share these Moroccan facts with you. The name of Jemaa el Fna, the vast market square in Marrakech, Morocco, can be literally translated as ‘Assembly of the Dead’ and may refer to the traditional display of the heads…