Do a quick search for “what to pack for Morocco,” and you will find dozens—maybe hundreds!—of blog posts for women. You’ll find almost nothing for men, but men are definitely expected to have some self-awareness about what they pack.
However, I do think when we right-size our expectations and learn as much as we can in advance, we generally have a better experience overall. So here’s the quick list of mistakes we made in Morocco and how to avoid them on your trip!
I used to think packing for conservative locations in hot countries was really hard, especially for women. But now that I’ve done it a few times, I’m finding that it’s easy—almost too easy!
There are lots of ways to get around Morocco (and the country is much larger than you may think!), so I have put together some tips from all the modes of transportation we experienced. Happy travel planning!
Shopping in Morocco can be a chore, a pain, unbearable… or it can be a lot of fun! It’s all depends on how much you like to haggle, or how well you can fake indifference. Personally, I do not like to shop!
We flew from Casablanca (CMN) to Marrakech (RAK) and from Ouarzazate (OZZ) to Fes (FEZ) during our two-week trip, both times with Royal Air Maroc, so here’s our review!
What’s there to eat in Morocco? Well, get back on the gluten-filled, carbo-loaded bandwagon again because bread in all forms is on the menu! But so are fresh-squeezed juices, lamb, mint tea, tajine of every sort, and my favorite: pastella! Take a look at the best of what we ate on our two-week expedition in Morocco!
Each year, Steve an I pick a place to spend a two-week “Trip of a Lifetime.” This year was my turn to choose, and I was very interested in getting my first glimpse of the African continent! Morocco has fascinated my wanderlust for a while now, but I’ll be honest: it was a little intimidating to plan a two-week trip there!
Every place in the world is safe. And Every place in the world is dangerous. Anything could happen anywhere; the best you can do is be prepared!
Have you ever visited a mosque? It can be kind of intimidating, especially for women, if you’ve never been in one before. So that’s why I decided to write up a quick guide of do’s and don’t’s so you won’t have to miss out on this cultural and spiritual experience on your travels!