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 […]

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 […]

Are You a Newbie In Casablanca?

Casaouis will understand… A question to foreigners living here and to born Casaouis, can you relate to this: you see a foreign-looking person and you can say whether they live here or it is their first time in Casablanca/Morocco/Africa? I bet you can. It’s an built-in radar that lights up each time you see a […]

Hello Darija! Lesson #1 – Taking a Taxi

Series of short lessons in collaboration with HelloDarija. How it works? I provide you with conjugation of one verb, several words and phrases in a certain topic. One lesson = one topic. Next, you go to http://hellodarija.com to practice your newly acquired vocabulary and learn how to use them in conversations. Everything for free. Good luck! […]

USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION DURING HOLIDAYS IN MOROCCO

  Many people ask me about traveling by public transportation in Morocco during holidays. Are trains frequent? Are they fast? Are there many delays? Etc. I decided to write this brief, quick note about Moroccan trains. I will surprise you, traveling in Morocco during holidays is quite pleasant. FREQUENCY Trains go quite often. You’ll not […]

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 […]