30 11, 2017

Five Not-to-miss Culinary Adventures in Morocco

The quickest way to the heart of a culture and its people is through its cuisine. Morocco is the land of amazing culinary adventures. Our top not-to-miss culinary experiences in Morocco are hand-rolling couscous with Berber women; street-food tours with locals; bread baking in 500-year-old community ovens;  cheese and wine tasting in the Atlas

4 10, 2017

Olives of Morocco

Introduced and re-introduced over the centuries, olive cultivation is at the heart of Moroccan cuisine and culture. Ever seen a table of different types of olives packed so tightly in neat tapering piles? If not, you need to visit the souks of Morocco where succulent olives are available from souks all over the country.

6 09, 2017

Gold of the Desert

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Early September in Morocco means it is time to enjoy the delicious jewels of the desert - dates. Dates are a healthy way to boost energy and are a wonderful sweet treat. They have several names and are revered as a holy fruit in Morocco. They are called the Gold of the Desert or

2 08, 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

15 06, 2017

Dress Codes in Morocco

Morocco is a Muslim country and showing respect as a visitor to the locals in the way that you dress is always a good idea. The following gives you some insight into dress codes and some tips on what’s considered appropriate clothing for both men and women. Dress code in Morocco depends on the

7 06, 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

3 05, 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

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

5 04, 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,

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