Hiking in the Atlas: how to prepare + lots of resources!

Every year the Kingdom of Morocco attracts millions of tourists, surfers, photographers, hikers, climbers and adventure seekers. No wonder why! The country is full of stunning places to experience and explore. Morocco is also a paradise for active tourists: you can climb, go trekking or hiking in the Atlas, kite surf in one of the […]

Trip to the desert – how to prepare, what to pack?

Lots of people ask me: “What to pack to the Sahara trip? How should I prepare?” So here it is, the list of the most useful items and a couple of tips before your excursion! My list is based on my numerous experiences of travelling to Merzouga, to the average, non luxury camps. Regardless the […]

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Shame on you – HSHOUMA!

Hshouma in Morocco is a taboo, something we should not talk about. While walking on the streets in Casablanca and other cities, you can hear “khoya, hshouma!” (lit. “shame, bro”) when a guy does something embarassing or not socially accepted. There are hundreds of other examples when the word hshouma can be heard and used. […]

The life changing day in Taroudant | Story behind Dar al Hossoun

If you are a loyal Reader of Bewildered in Morocco or Bewildered Slavica, I am sure you noticed that I love sharing the stories of the most inspiring people I meet in my life. Thanks to my blogs I am lucky enough to have the chance to visit amazing places and get to know wonderful […]

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Casablanca – best districts to live for expats

So, you’re here because you probably want to rent a house or an apartment in Casablanca, right? I will share with you my experience living in Casa for some years so help you make up your mind. I am not a real estate agency, guys, I am a simple blogger sharing the love for Morocco […]

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1 Week itinerary | the south of Morocco | incl Sahara desert camel trek & camp

Salam everybody! I receive a huge number of emails from my Readers, regarding itineraries for Morocco. To make our lives easier, I decided to start the series in which I will present you my subjectively perfect itineraries for Morocco! In this post I will present you my itinerary for the south of Morocco, including the […]

He Gave Up The Business Idea And Created A Cultural Place | Le Jardin Secret

Today I’d like to tell you about a place that has been turned from literally RUINS of an ancient riad to this stunning garden showcasing various plants from all over the globe and the splendid architecture. When Lauro, the pioneer and creator of this wonderful spot, showed me the photos of Le Jardin Secret before […]

Moroccan food with a vege twist & more | Ayaso Concept Store, Marrakech

Monika has lived in Marrakech for more than a decade now. Her passion for healthy lifestyle, helping people, and organic food has inspired her to create a wonderful place in the heart of Gueliz, the French district of the noisy city of Marrakech. Monika, just like me, is a Polish blogger based in Morocco. We […]

Enticing Novel “The Assembly of the Dead” by Saeida Rouass

The problem I have with books is that when the author doesn’t manage to grasp my attention during the first 5 pages – I am done. I resell or give away the book and spread the word among my friends so they don’t bother reading it. The exactly opposite thing happened to me when I […]

Discover The South Of Morocco With Al Jazeera | The Traveller #4

Do you guys remember the videos about Morocco I shared with you in the past weeks? Unfortunately today it is the last time I will share the Al Mosafer episode with you. It is the last video about Morocco, and probably my favorite one. If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram and the blog, you […]

Discover Beni Mellal & Ifrane With Al Jazeera | The Traveller #3

What is your favorite city in Morocco? I know it’s hard to decide as Morocco offers beautiful landscapes, and there are so many wonderful cities in The Kingdom! Al Jazeera comes to help! With their Al Mosafer series you will discover the most beautiful cities of the country. The series has 4 episodes, and th […]

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Where To Eat Lunch In Casablanca | Budget & Luxury Options

If you are looking for great places to eat out in Casablanca, I’ll share my favorite ones with you! I think that all of them are worth trying – some of them will fill your stomach without emptying your wallet, while the others will spoil your taste buds with sophisticated dishes. All the places are […]

Life In Morocco Isn’t As Cheap As You Thought

Let me tell you: there is a misconception about the cost of living in Morocco. I know that I am not the only one who thinks so, and Amanda from MarocMama explained it well in her post (read here). Food is not the most expensive thing here. Eating out is affordable and you can do […]

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How To Rent Flat Or House In Morocco | Where To Search + Legal Aspects

Renting houses and flats in Morocco is different than renting in, for instance, Ireland or Sweden. Here, in Morocco, no references from previous landlords are required. It makes life way easier! The house hunt is a bit different too, and foreigners are usually not aware of that. I’ll share with you my flat hunt experience […]

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What To See In Rabat?

When people ask me what to see in Rabat, I am having a hard time answering. I don’t spend much time in this city, even though I have many good friends there. Even though I am not a Rbati insider, I managed to come up with this list of my favorite spots in the capital […]

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The Best Of The North With Al Jazeera | The Traveller #2

Do you guys remember the splendid video of Rabat & Casablanca I shared with you last week? Here comes the second part! For those of you who are not familiar with Al Mosafer (“The Traveller”) project yet, it’s a new program launched by Al Jazeera Arabic: The first episode of “The Traveller” starts in the north west […]

Jihad Eliassa, Artist Who Turned Moroccan Art Upside Down

I would like to share with you the pictures of probably the most controversial contemporary Moroccan artist from this year (and maybe not only the year!) I have been following Jihad for years now, always appreciated his art, always liked the ease and grace that he tackles the issues with. He has always been open […]

Discover Your African Country With Travelstart (Are You 100% Moroccan?)

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson Have you ever wondered which African country suits best your personality and interests? I did! Many times. Today, thanks to Travestart and other bloggers who contributed to this project you can discover […]

Rabat & Casablanca At Their Best With Al Jazeera | The Traveller #1

Morocco has been inspiration for many artists all over the world – lots of photographers and filmmakers came to visit this mysterious country. No wonder why, right? The Moroccan architecture is splendid, food is amazing, and the landscapes are so various, that everyone will find something interesting here. Every year more people find inspiration in […]