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Marrakech Tenpin Bowling

10-pin bowling Marrakech

If you are looking for a fun activity in Marrakech to while away a couple of hours, head over to Le Kech 10-pin Bowling at the Operal Plaza Hotel, located just across from the Train Station and opposite the Theatre Royal. Le Kech Bowling offers six tenpin bowling lanes along with pool tables and table-football. [...]

Marché Couvert du Mellah Marrakech

Marché Couvert Marrakech

Le Marché du Mellah is arguably the best covered market in Marrakech (there is also a Marché Central in the new town, Gueliz). Here you can find just about all the fresh produce you need for preparing any meal. There are abundant varieties of fruit, both local and international, vegetables, green salad items, olives, herbs [...]

Moroccan Pastilla and Briouates Marrakech

Savoury Briouates

Two delicious dishes that you must try during any holiday in Marrakech are the Moroccan Pastilla and Briouates. The Pastilla generally comes in three forms – Chicken, Pigeon and Seafood. The chicken and pigeon varieties are a sweet and savoury combination, with sweetened almonds mixed in with the meat and a garnish of cinnamon and [...]

Ensemble Artisanal in Marrakech

Ensemble Artisanal Marrakech

The Ensemble Artisanal (Handicraft Centre) in Marrakech is a government sponsored complex of artisan workshops established to teach their trade to apprentices and who at the same time also sell their creations direct to the consumer at fixed prices that are deemed reasonable. It is located on Boulevard Mohamed V just a few minutes up [...]

Sidi Kaouki Essaouira

Sidi Kaouki Essaouira

Sidi Kaouki is an unspoilt Berber village located 20km south of Essaouira on the Moroccan Atlantic Coast. At first sight it seems as if there really isn’t much to see, but spend a little time and you’ll fall in love with its rugged, untouched simple beauty. With a huge sandy beach and often strong winds [...]

Argan Oil Essaouira

Argan Oil Essaouira

Argan oil is the much talked about “super oil” extracted from the kernels of the Argan nut found exclusively in the region surrounding Essaouira, on the Moroccan Atlantic Coast. Argan oil in its pure form is rich in nutrients and properties purportedly effective in anti-ageing, treating skin ailments and enriching hair. The culinary grade of [...]

Marrakech Medina Kittens

Marrakech Medina kittens

  These adorable kittens are living in the street close to the riad. Full of the joys of youth and currently without the responsibility of finding their own food each day! The Marrakech medina has a huge community of street cats and kittens. The lucky ones find an address to call home but the majority [...]

Bab Knob Marrakech Medina

Bab Knob Marrakech

Bab Knob is one of the principal gateways from the Marrakech medina to the new town of Gueliz and is served by Boulevard Mohamed V. Boulevard Mohamed V runs from the furthest corner of Gueliz all the way into the medina to the Koutoubia Mosque. Our riad in Marrakech is the perfect base for a [...]

Motorbike Marrakech Medina

Motorbike Marrakech Medina

Riding a motorbike in Marrakech is a fun and efficient way of getting around, but you need to be confident and alert at all times! If you are interested in renting a scooter in Marrakech, we can organise it for you. Typical rental rates start at 250 dirhams for one day for a 50cc scooter. [...]

Rihanna Rocks Morocco Mawazine Festival

rihanna-leopard-burka

Morocco welcomed Rihanna to headline the Mawazine Concert in Rabat on Friday, 24 May, 2013 thrilling a crowd of over 150,000 mainly Moroccan fans. She was performing as part of her Diamonds World Tour. The annual Mawazine Concert is a festival of world music. Rihanna in Mawazine Festival

Caftan Show Marrakech

Caftan Show Marrakech

Every year in late Spring Marrakech hosts the Caftan Show at the Palais de Congres. It’s the premiere fashion event in Morocco, featuring almost two hours of gorgeous gowns and luxury caftans. The Caftan Show has a designated theme and the 2012 extravaganza paid tribute to Ibn Battuta, a Moroccan explorer, considered the greatest traveler [...]