Morocco · Packing for Men

What to Pack for Morocco: Men’s Edition

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 for conservative countries like Morocco as well. So here it is, gentlemen: your guide to packing… Continue reading What to Pack for Morocco: Men’s Edition

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Our Morocco Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

We all make mistakes, and when traveling to a new place, we tend to make a few more mistakes than usual—even travel bloggers! But that’s why I have my blog: so I can tell you my mistakes and you can do things better! Our trip to Morocco wasn’t a total bust, so I don’t want… Continue reading Our Morocco Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Morocco · Packing for Women

What to Pack for Morocco: Women’s Edition

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! I had a hard time paring down the options, in fact! Here are some excellent pieces for you the next time you… Continue reading What to Pack for Morocco: Women’s Edition

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Getting Around Morocco: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Our trip to Morocco was definitely worthwhile and unforgettable, but it also posed some challenges! We had never been there before, and I had never been to Africa, so it was all new to me. Planning would have been much more challenging if not for fellow bloggers who had been before me, but I felt… Continue reading Getting Around Morocco: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

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How to Haggle in Morocco

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! But I love to peruse the local markets wherever I travel, and I… Continue reading How to Haggle in Morocco

airlines · Morocco

Flying Royal Air Maroc within Morocco

Morocco is bigger than you might think it is! You can’t just willy-nilly get from one city to the other without a bit of planning. In fact, travel times by bus or train were long enough that we decided to see what flights would be like. As it turns out, they weren’t too expensive, and… Continue reading Flying Royal Air Maroc within Morocco

Eat Africa · Morocco

What to Eat in Morocco

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… Continue reading What to Eat in Morocco

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What to Know Before You Visit 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… Continue reading What to Know Before You Visit Morocco

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Safety and Avoiding Scams in Morocco

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! Morocco has a bit of a reputation for scams and pickpockets (much like Rome, Paris, and New York City), but if you’re self-aware, observant, and do a little… Continue reading Safety and Avoiding Scams in Morocco