Photos to Inspire You to Visit Chefchaouen

Photos to Inspire You to Visit Chefchaouen
Visit Chefchaouen

Aptly nicknamed the Blue Pearl of Morocco, Chefchaouen is a must see place that you should add to your travel bucket list. Situated in the Northwestern region of Morocco, this blue washed city dates all the way back to the 1400s. There are many theories as to why the walls may be blue in color. Some say it was painted blue by Jewish settlers who fled from Spain during the Spanish Reconquista while some others say that it is to drive the mosquitoes away. Another famous theory is that the blue is said to symbolize the sky and heaven and serves as a reminder to lead a spiritual life. Whatever the theory might be, there is no doubt that Chefchaouen is one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco. Here are 30 pictures to inspire you to visit Chefchaouen.

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Important Things to Know About the Souks in Marrakech

Important Things to Know About the Souks in Marrakech

I spent a good bit of time walking in and around the Medina of Marrakech during my recent visit. The medina (old town or old quarter) covers a significant portion of the Marrakech’s historic center and is home to the souks or markets. Even if you are not a big shopper, there is a good chance that you will still pass the souks many times during your visit just because of where they are located and their proximity to some of the main attractions in Marrakech. This post covers all the important things you need to know about the souks in Marrakech.

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Things to See and Do in Marrakech – A Complete Guide

Things to See and Do in Marrakech – A Complete Guide
Things to See and Do in Marrakech

There is something truly magical about Marrakech. The colorful souks, the hustle and bustle of the main square and the countless zellige mosaic tiles which adorn its architecture all make this place an absolute feast for the senses. I spent 6 nights in Marrakech in December/January. Here are my best things to see and do in Marrakech, along with a guide to the city.

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Morocco Travel Guide – Essential Tips and Things You Need to Know

Morocco Travel Guide – Essential Tips and Things You Need to Know
Morocco Travel Guide

I just got back from Morocco and it was one of the most unique countries I have ever visited. From the high Atlas Mountain to the Sahara desert, from lush green hills and valleys that reminded me of Tuscany to ancient souks that are still shrouded in the mists of time, Morocco truly is a feast for your senses. This Morocco travel guide covers all you need to know about visiting Morocco and how to make the most of your trip.

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