7 of the BEST Day Trips From Marrakech, Morocco

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Booking day trips from Marrakech is an amazing way to see Morocco beyond the tourist hotspots. They allow you to encounter the cultures and traditions of Morocco, giving you truly authentic experiences. Here are the 7 great day trips to consider adding to your Marrakech itinerary: 1. The Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages Perhaps one of the best day trips from Marrakech, exploring the Atlas Mountains and Berber villages is a must do. If you crave authentic experiences when you travel, look no further. This day trip will provide you with an insight into how the Berber people live, educate […]

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La Mamounia, Marrakech: The best spa day EVER

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La Mamounia is the most luxurious hotel in Marrakech, with many famous guests staying over the years. It is also a haven for bloggers and influencers. It’s luxury pool, stunning tiled corridors and decorative doors make it a dream to photograph. When I was planning my time in Morocco, I knew that I would be exhausted by the end. With just 14 days to see as much as possible, my itinerary was super packed. I literally couldn’t think of a better way to end my trip than to spend it having a spa day. It doesn’t get more relaxing than […]

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Essaouira day trip from Marrakech | 6 things to see and do

Essaouira

Essaouira is a great (and popular) choice of a day trip from Marrakech. If you want to surf, relax on a beach or shop with less hassle, Essaouira is the place to be. Once you arrive in Marrakech, you can easily book yourself on a day trip to Essaouira. You can either book it through your accommodation or visit one of the many tour companies in the city. Note: I booked my day trip to Essaouira through my hostel as I thought they would be the most trustworthy. I did not book through any tour companies that operate in the main square or […]

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Atlas Mountains: The Ultimate Day Trip from Marrakech

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Visiting the Atlas Mountains – the highest mountains in Morocco is a must do. The breathtaking scenery and beautiful views will blow you away. If you have a day spare to get away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, head to the Atlas Mountains on this fantastically put together day trip. By the end of the day, you will have seen so much that you will have a great insight into what life is truly like in Morocco. Read more: Staying safe in Morocco: A guide for solo female travellers Visit an argan oil cooperative Firstly, you will stop […]

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Shopping in Morocco: 5 things that I regret not buying

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Shopping in Morocco is a unique experience. The souks are full of beautiful carpets, plates and a whole load of stuff that you didn’t realise you needed. If you are a shopaholic, make sure you leave some space in your bag. I guarantee you will not be able to resist the urge to spend. If I had my own place, I know I would have been returning with a suitcase full of new buys. However, I avoided buying more than some dried mint and a few tiny souvenirs. Mostly because I have nowhere to put it and partly because I’m […]

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Staying safe in Morocco: A guide for solo female travellers

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Staying safe in Morocco may seem impossible from the many horror stories you can read online, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. After spending two weeks exploring this amazing North African country, I discovered what solo female travel in Morocco is really like and fell in love. As a county bursting with beauty, amazing scenery, UNESCO world heritage sites and unique charm, there truly is something for everybody. Staying safe in Morocco is totally doable and although I can’t guarantee a hassle-free trip, these tips will ensure you are less likely to have any negative experiences allowing you […]

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Solo female travel in Morocco: What it’s REALLY like

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Solo female travel in Morocco and whether or not it is safe is a popular topic. For months, I couldn’t shake off the urge and want to visit this unique country. I had been seeing more and more posts from people I follow online heading to Morocco to haggle for goods in the souks of Marrakech, explore the blue streets of Chefchaouen and camp under the stars in the Sahara Desert. I was obsessed with Morocco and I hadn’t even booked a flight. For once in my life, there was something stopping me. I had heard that Morocco was unsafe, […]

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Remembering my brother on an emotional return to Paris

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As I write this, I am on an Air France flight from Paris to Manchester after spending two days visiting Maison & Objet and comp shopping in the French capital. It has been a great two days that has left me feeling super inspired for designing new season ranges at work. It has also been incredibly emotional. You see, a trip to Paris was one of the very last things I ever did with my brother before he passed away. If you read my post about why Paris will always hold a very special place in my heart, you will know that […]

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Checking in: Greek charm at Ifestos Villa, Santorini

Ifestos Villa

Located in Fira, Ifestos Villa offer incredibly charming serviced apartments that boast a lot of Greek charm. Santorini is unsurprisingly a dream holiday location for many and staying in an apartment can make you feel more at home as you holiday in Greece. I would highly recommend Ifestos Villa to anybody travelling to Santorini. Here is why: Airport transfers to and from Ifestos Villa Due to a limited public transport service to and from the airport, it can be a little difficult to get into the centre of Fira or Oia. It would also be difficult to walk due to […]

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6 reasons to visit Ruthin, North Wales

Ruthin is a historical country town located in Denbighshire, North Wales. The town is full of charm, character and picturesque views. Here are 6 reasons why you should hop on a train, coach or plane to visit Ruthin: 1. To admire the stunning views from Moel Famau Moel Famau is the highest hill within the range of Clwydian and has been named as “an area of outstanding natural beauty” since the year 1985. From the top of the hill, you can admire beautiful views of Ruthin. I visited during sunset which was lovely, but I bet the clear views during […]

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