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Tangier, the White City

Tangier, known as the white city, is strategically located on the Strait of Gibraltar, which is why it has always been the subject of international disputes for its control. It is also Morocco’s biggest harbour. Tangier has a very ancient history, and has experienced various dominations: Phoenician, Carthaginian, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, and Spanish. It has breathed different civilizations and cultures that make it unique and highly cosmopolitan today. From 1923…

Natural Skincare

Natural skincare has been the secret of Moroccan beauty for years. Discover how to improve your skincare with natural ingredients. RHASSOUL: Masks and Shampooo to Introduce in your Natural Skincare  Rhassoul is a yellow-coloured saponiferous mineral clay of volcanic origin, extracted from the Atlas Mountains in North Africa, specifically Morocco. Rhassoul clay contains silicon, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium and lithium. It is an excellent agent that reduces sebum and maintains…

MUSÈE YVES SAINT LAURENT Marrakech

Who was Yves Saint Laurent? During your trip to the imperial city of Morocco, a visit to the prestigious Musèe Yves Saint Laurent, located in Marrakech, is a must. Yves Saint Laurent was born on 1 August 1936 in Oran, Algeria. After finishing his studies at the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute, Couture in Paris, in 1955, he was introduced to Chrisitan Dior by Michel de Brunhoff, the director of…

Argan oil: Moroccan beauty serum

What is Argan oil? Surely you have already heard about Argan oil, a plant oil extracted by Argan tree seeds. Generally, this tree grows in the South-West of Morocco. Locals gave it the name of "Tree of life", a name that points out the several properties of this serum. Argan tree was listed in the UNESCO human heritage in 1998. This achievement has been reached for its environmental and cultural…

Chebakia, the Moroccan biscuits

What are Chebakia, the Moroccan biscuits? Chabakia is a traditional Moroccan dessert that is usually eaten during Ramadan and other special occasions, a symbol of generosity and friendship, it is an appreciated gift to give during the feast days. It is a crunchy sweet biscuit that is moulded into the shape of a flower and fried until it reaches the perfect golden color. The dough is made from a mixture…

5 things to know before leaving for Morocco

Morocco is a very popular tourist destination, an incredible country that entices great number of tourists. The country offers a unique combination of cultures, architectures, food, landscapes and histories to discover. However, travellers should know several things before diving in this world. Here is the list: The weather Morocco has a varied weather according to the areas in which you are. Generally summer temperatures can be very hot, while in…

Ramadan: the holiest month of the Islamic culture

Ramadan is the nineth month of muslim calendar, dedicated to fasting, praying, meditation and self-discipline. It is a period of time that lasts about 1 month, the holiest month of the Islamic culture. Every year the beginning of Ramadan coincides with a different day, because Islamic calendar follows the phases of the moon. A Saudi Arabia religious committee decides the beginning and the end of Ramadan. The respect of Ramadan…

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What to visit in Morocco: the most beautiful cities

What to visit in Morocco? What are the most exciting cities to see? From culture to tradition, passing through typical dishes and festivals, Morocco has suitable cities for everyone. Every city offers a different but unique experience full of motions, adventures and leisure. Let's see together the most beautiful cities for your next holiday. What to visit in Morocco: our 10 tips! Marrakech Marrakech is one of the most famous…

Festival dei fiori di mandorlo a Tafraoute

Almond Blossoom Festival in Tafraoute: a unique experience

Have you ever heard about the Almond Blossoom Festival in Tafraoute?  Every year between Jenuary and February, the Almond Blossoom Festival takes place in Tafraoute. The town's 4000 inhabitants open their doors to visitors ready to be enchanted by the beauty of the flowers covering trees. The almond is widely used in typical Moroccan recipes and the town of Tafraoute is one of the largest producers. How does the festival…

Riad: living the Moroccan culture while sleeping!

During your trip to Morocco, the choice of the place to sleep is crucial. Besides the location and the services offered by an accomodation, it is also important to choose the type of experience you want to live. To fully understand Morocco's culture, we raccomand staying in a riad inside the Medina. Among the most famous, we can find those in the Medina of Marrakech. What is a riad? Riads…