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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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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 […]

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 […]

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How To Get An English Teaching Job In Morocco?

Right after my graduation in 2013 I decided to leave Poland and explore the world. Being a rebel (as my family and friends say), I didn’t want to follow the mainstream and obtain my MA. My BA in language teaching was pretty enough for me. I applied for an internship with AIESEC and at first […]

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House Sitting Experience in Morocco by Anette From JustMorocco

House sitting, along with Couch Surfing or Pet Sitting, is one of the increasingly popular ways to travel without spending a fortune. Anette and Peter, that I have already introduced you to, are quite experienced house sitters (and they leave their house for others to house sit too). I asked them to share their thoughts […]

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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 […]

Morocco vs Poland

  Sometimes it’s pretty funny to see how the same things or situations are perceived in two different ways in Poland and Morocco. I love you, my Readers, so I have to share this with you. And I love both countries equally, with their negatives and positives. I think that’s an interesting insight into cultural differences […]

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What Is A Riad?

As found on Wikipedia, “A riad is a traditional Moroccan house or palace with an interior garden or courtyard.” To say a little bit more about the traditional riads, they used to be the houses of the wealthy Moroccans, hundreds years ago. So what is a riad? A riad is a very characteristic and unique […]

10 Things That You Didn’t Know About Moroccans

Have you ever wondered what does make a Moroccan, Moroccan? Are there any things that you didn’t know but should? Here are some facts that can describe a Moroccan: #10 Moroccans pick up languages easily. I am really amazed when I hear my Moroccan friends repeating phrases in Polish. Their accent is very close to […]

5 Things You Should Never Do In Casablanca

Casablanca. Such a romantic place to be according to many. Many who have never been there. Casablanca is a bewildering jungle. Here are some known, yet not written anywhere rules. Every real Casaoui should know them :) If you are a tourist you can still take advantage of my insider’s guide and know what to […]

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Get Hired In Morocco – Guide To Finding Work

“Is it easy to find a job in Morocco?” – that’s one of the most frequently asked questions I get in your messages. You, my Readers, inspired me to write this article. I will explain you what’s easy and what’s not easy about getting a job in Morocco as a foreigner. YES, IT’S EASY TO GET […]

What Is Life In Morocco Like? – Interviews With Moroccans And Foreigners

  I love hearing other people’s opinions about Morocco and generally about their experiences in different countries. It always makes me look at things from a new perspective, see the life from a different angle. I asked some of my friends and acquintances to express their mind about living in Morocco. Some answers were surprising… […]

How To Obtain Residency Permit In Casablanca?

  The first and the most essential piece of information that I have to give you is that the procedure of obtaining residency permit (carte du sejour) is not the same for the whole Morocco. I’ve heard from my friends that they were asked to bring 10 photos is Agadir; 6 in Marrakesh; and I […]

How To Start Business In Morocco? – Guide To Opening A Company + PDF!

Last update: 04.04.2017 They say “what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger” this rule is 100% applicable in the topic of company creation and administration work! I’ve been meaning to open a company for quite a while. I was somehow scared and my common sense kept on telling me to postpone the process. Finally, an […]

What You Should Know About Moroccan Weddings

Moroccan weddings are so different than Polish ones (Or I should say African/ Arabic weddings are different than European ones) If you’re invited to a Moroccan wedding you should some some things not to feel awkward during it:) I wrote a bigger article with more photos and details about the wedding. Check it here. NO […]

Living In Morocco – Living Diversity

Morocco is the realest melting pot! A unique fusion of different religions, nations, races, languages, flavors, geographical features and much more. Each day spent here is a new discovery for me, each time I travel somewhere in Morocco I am more and more amazed: how can a country be so diversified?! It can. It’s Morocco […]

RAMADAN IN MOROCCO – DO’S AND DON’TS

photo in the background: Youssef Amaaou Many tourists wonder what Ramadan is and why Muslims celebrate it? Here is a brief explanation of the reason and purpose of the holy month of Ramadan:) I’ll also give you some tips on what to do and what to avoid during this very special period of time. WHAT […]

HOW TO PISS OFF A MOROCCAN

Inspired by the series of articles “How to piss off..” published on Matador Network I decided to come up with the “piss off” list for Moroccans. It can’t be missed! Living in Morocco for, so far, half a year, I have learnt many interesting things about the language, the culture and the people. Here are […]