6 04, 2017

Experience the Holy Month of Ramadan in Morocco

If you find yourself visiting Morocco between May 26th and June 26, 2017, you will notice a different atmosphere. During this holy month, the city comes to life after dark and remains calm and quiet during day hours. To help you experience the Moroccan culture during Ramadan, we offer specialist workshops and classes. There

8 03, 2017

Remarkable Women of Morocco

As we celebrate International Women's Day on March 8th, we have taken a moment to highlight a few women who have played profound roles in Morocco. One of the most notable women in the history of Morocco is Fatima Al-Fihri, who founded the University of Al-Karaouine in 859 in Fez. The University of Qarawiyyin

6 03, 2017

Why Rose Water of Kelaa M’Gouna?

A small town famous for roses. It takes its name from M’Goun Mountain. It is the centre of rose production in Morocco that’s why you will smell the scents while you are approaching it some 50 Km from Skoura. It’s -Kelaa M’Gouna-. In the late spring, Kelaa M’Gouna is a magical place covered with

1 03, 2017

Traditions of Henna Tattooing

Henna (scientifically known as Lawsonia Inermis) is well known in the Arab and Muslim world and is mainly used for cosmetic purposes. In various parts of the world, Henna was and is still used in festivals and ceremonies like the Moroccan weddings. Traditionally, the bride will paint Henna on her hands and feet the day

23 02, 2017

A Guide to Mint Tea : “The Heart of Moroccan Culture.”

Touareg tea, tuareg tea ,mint tea or Moroccan mint tea, whatever you choose to call it– it is the staple drink of Morocco- We’ll just simply call it mint tea and tell you all you need to know about the most common beverage in Morocco: the basic background of it, the dos-and-don’ts of drinking

23 02, 2017

Moroccan Bread “khubz”

“Khubz” is the Moroccan Arabic word for bread. Other words for bread in Morocco are “Tashelhit” “Aghrom”, “Tamazight”, ” Kesra”, and the French word “pain”. “Khubz” is the centre of Moroccan cuisine served on a daily basis and used to scoop up meat, vegetables, salads, sauce, and more. It is characterised by a round,

16 02, 2017

Sharing food With a Moroccan Family

Moroccan cuisine is as one of the great cuisines of the world. Thanks to Morocco’s interactions with cultures and nations. Many restaurants serve Moroccan food, but the best Moroccan food is found in family homes. Immerse yourself in a fascinating culture, while learning from its heart and soul by an incredibly unique experience in

6 02, 2017

Fes Festival of World Sacred Music-23rd edition: 12-20 May 2017

The 23rd Fes Festival of World Sacred Music continues its tradition of arts and music in 2017 from May 12 to 20. The festival, which is recognised by UNESCO as a major international cultural event, remains vital to the challenges we have in the twenty-first century. The festival brings together artists from around the

12 01, 2017

“Mellahs” Jewish Neighborhoods in Morocco

Mellah, derived from the Arabic word “ملح” meaning salt, was built in 14th century as a part of ” the new town”. Close to the Royal Palace, the Mellah is a Jewish neighbourhood. Houses here are in the Jewish/Moor style with an interior courtyard, rooms located around a Spanish patio, and a wide balcony

12 12, 2016

Moroccan Orange Blossom Water “Lma Zhar”

In Morocco, orange water is a symbol of luck and it has a strong scent. Orange water is served as perfume or freshener and it’s usually given in a special silver or metal container, called a siniya, to guests to wash their hands upon entering the house or before drinking tea as a sign of welcome