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. […]

Anfa, ain diab district, Casablanca

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 […]

Painted door at Oudayas' Orange juice seller asbah

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 […]

Blogs About Morocco That You Have to Read (in English)

Happiness is only real when shared, so I decided to put together a list of my favorite reads about Morocco. There are some travel bloggers that I truly love to read, I refresh their social media channels and impatiently wait for their newsletters. I promise everyone will find something interesting in this article! Explore Morocco […]

Social Entrepreneurship & Solo Female Travel – Interview With Hind Touissate

Can you imagine  a fashion designer, social entrepreneur, public speaker, blogger, polyglote, solo female traveler in one body? Well, these are just a couple of words to briefly describe this amazing person that is Hind. She’s a Moroccan woman, born in 1990. An inspiration for many, a social influencer who embraces change and makes education […]

Thousand Star Retreat @ Amayour Surf Hostel Taghazout

I was really tired of the big city life (Belgrade, like many European capitals, can be overwhelming) and I found that email from Shiraz, one of the creative spirits behind Amayour Surf, inviting me for a retreat in Taghazout. Not having thought for too long, we’ve booked the tickets and packed the bags. Last time […]

Husband Hunting in Morocco

Once a year in Dakhla there is a female raid Sahraouiya´s  – this year it was the third edition of the crazy race and I invited Manuela, one of the survivors to speak for you guys. Why I chose her? She is not an ordinary woman competing in the race. She had a mission… ;) Manuela Lanza, journalist, […]

Barrage El Mansour Eddahbi

Driving Across Morocco: 5 Beautiful, Less-Travelled Sites (By Mel)

I met Mel and her husband, Armando, during their van trip around Morocco. They are American-Italian couple also known as Westfalia Digital Nomads. They are very inspiring people. Mel is a writer and Armando is a video master. During their 3-month trip they captured many stunning places in photos and shared interesting observations about Morocco […]

Hidden Gems of Casablanca - The Lighthouse & The Port - ft LYesVlog

Hidden Gems of Casablanca – The Lighthouse & The Port – ft LYesVlog

Guys, Ilias, the guy behind LyesVlog, and I decided to join our forces and make a series of vlogs for you. We are going to show you the hidden gems of Casablanca. Part one: The lighthouse and the port. Stay tuned for more and enjoy! And a bonus: Darija (Moroccan Arabic) version for those of […]

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8 Travel Bloggers Share Their Tips For Newbies In Morocco

You guys often approach me for tips about Morocco for people who come here for the first time. I believe that it’s good to hear different opinions, and even if I try to be consistent and tell you as much as I can, I may miss something. Also, getting tips from different people with different […]

Is Morocco Safe For Women?

  I receive tens of questions about safety in Morocco as a solo female traveler. You ask me how to behave, how to dress when you’re on a solo trip, what to pay attention to… If you’re an experienced travelette, you know how to adjust to certain cultures not to attract too much unwanted attention […]

Inspiring Moroccan Entrepreneurs And Changemakers

If you think that Morocco is only desert and camels – you are wrong. If you think Moroccans are not creative and Moroccan women are oppressed and locked up in their houses – you are so wrong! I can say that I am lucky. Thanks to my blog I met the most creative souls in the […]

Women SenseTour In Muslim Countries – Interview With Sarah Zouak

    Photo Credit Sarah Zouak     Bewildered in Morocco: Why “Women SenseTour”? Sarah: Today, Muslim women in western countries are facing stigmas because of the stereotypes surrounding Islam and more particularly the idea that they are oppressed and submissive.People need more role models of great Muslim women and understand that the discriminations faced by some […]

Moroccan Hammam (Spa) Step By Step

One thing to do in Morocco once you come here? Visit hammam and have a gommage (scrub) done! It is a culturally rich experience that will probably get an European out of their comfort zone. I went there alone for the first time, at first I felt a bit awkward because I had no idea […]

TAKING A TAXI IN MOROCCO – SURVIVAL KIT

Taking a taxi in Africa and Middle East by an European may be a #CultureShock;) I’ve heard stories about wild taxi drivers in Ivory Coast. In Turkey I’ve seen drivers like from Tokyo Drift and in Egypt I was amazed that 6 people can ride a tiny motorbike. I do my best to travel within […]