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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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Magical Photos of Life in Morocco

It became some kind of a tradition that in December I share with you the most stunning photos of Morocco of the past year. You can see the photos from 2015 here, and today I’d like to share with you more stunning shots taken by my dear friends, Moroccan photographers, in 2016. Each one of […]

Amal

“Amal” Women’s Training Center And Moroccan Restaurant In Marrakech

Amal in Arabic means “hope” Hope for a better life and independency. Amal was founded by Nora Fitzgerald, an American born in Morocco, to help the women who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and had no chance to attend school and become independent. Thanks to the various trainings at Amal, they get to polish their social […]

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Jarjeer Retirement Home And Sanctuary For Donkeys And Mules In Douar Oumnas

When I first saw Jarjeer’s activity on Instagram, I knew that was this kind of place that I had to visit! Two days later I jumped on the train from Casablanca and met Susan, one of the two founders of Jarjeer sancturary, at the Marrakech train station. We headed twenty-something kilometres south from hot Marrakech […]

18 Moroccan Travellers That Will Inspire Your Next Travel

  Morocco is a touristy country, every year millions of tourists from all over the world come here. On the other hand, there are also many Moroccans who didn’t want to stay at home and decided to explore the world. Today I would like to share with you websites and Facebook pages of Moroccan globetrotters […]

Swedish Globetrotting Couple And Their Home In An Oasis Near Guelmim

This post includes affiliate link(s). Read more in disclosure here.   I’ve e-met Anette on Facebook, such a common way to meet people in 21st century. Finally, after around a year we met in real, I got to know Anette and her husband, Peter. Both Swedish, she’s in her late fifties, he’s in his early […]

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 […]