Tips for Visiting Morocco - Culture and Etiquette

Tips for Visiting Morocco - Culture and Etiquette

One of the things that I absolutely love about Morocco are the people. They’re very friendly, welcoming and have a strong sense of pride and culture. Even though this is true it’s important to make sure that you respect the culture, respect the values and learn simple etiquette. This will hopefully make your experience much more enjoyable and you’ll be able to see the beauty of not only the landscape, but also the people.

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What You Should Know Before Traveling to Marrakech

What You Should Know Before Traveling to Marrakech

A one-size fits all approach to travel in general doesn’t work and it definitely doesn’t work in Morocco. It can be one of the most challenging cities to navigate for some people. Doing tons of research is very important before visiting Marrakech because not everyone has the same experience when they travel here. Some people have great experiences and some don’t.

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Cooking Classes in The Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Cooking Classes in The Atlas Mountains of Morocco

One of the greatest experiences that I’ve been able to offer to my groups is the cooking class in the Atlas Mountains. Just a short hour’s drive from Marrakech through the winding mountain pass and we arrive at the home of a local Berber family. A true hidden gem tucked away in the village of Imlil, you won’t find vans full of tourists or large groups of people here. It’s one of those places that are by special invite only.

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6 Essentials to Pack When Visiting Morocco

6 Essentials to Pack When Visiting Morocco

Morocco has beautiful mountains in the interior of the country, large areas of desert in the south eastern part of the country and an extensive coastline on the Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. Depending on the the time of year and where you’re traveling while in Morocco, you’ll need the essentials on this list. You can experience all four seasons in Morocco and fall, winter and spring are the best times to visit the desert because the temperatures are very pleasant during the day but are cool at night. It’s hot in the summer with July and August being the hottest months of the year, temperatures can reach 107F (41C) or higher in some cities.

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