Tag Archives: Marrakech

Addicted to Morocco

Why Morocco is one of my favourite countries to travel in…

My favourite books on my favourite place: Morocco

Morocco is a mystical, mysterious and exotic place. It’s a magical blend of Arabia and Africa – from the Atlas mountains to the Sahara desert where the warm, timeless desert breeze touches your soul, to the ancient cities of Marrakesh, Fez and Casablanca, whose protective city walls drip with secrets of days gone by. It’s also a […]

How to become friends with Marrakech

Marrakech is a fascinating mix of old and new, rich and poor, jetset and farmers. Big mansions have shot up around the outskirts of the city, whilst in the medina (old city) families still live in traditional riads – well, if they haven’t been bought up by foreigners turning them into tasteful tourist accommodation. SHOPPING […]

GETTING CLEAN MOROCCAN STYLE

  OK girls, you have to strip down to your knickers. Concealed gasps of horror from prudish Anglophones, who are not used to bearing so much skin. Clad only in good, un-holey knickers (the kind your grandmother would allow you to have a car crash in) we proceed shyly into a mysterious, hot and steamy […]

A BAZAAR EXPERIENCE – or the Golden Rules on how to avoid getting completely ripped off and buying more rugs than you can poke a stick at when in an Arab souq (market)…

OK, so have found yourself in a fabulous Arab bazaar in some hot, sandy and exotic country. It is a maze of twisting alleyways crammed with people and intriguing shoplets selling bright and alluring handicrafts: colourfully decorated carpets, lamps, clothes, leather and metalware. Trapped in shopping heaven, you almost pass out with excitement. Sweet, musky […]

Travels and fun with Venus Adventures

Check out what the girls get up to when they are let loose on an exotic trip with Venus Adventures. We get a little wild…