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sponsored post The Kingdom of Morocco is located on the top western corner of Africa. It is ruled by King Mohammed VI of the Alaouite dynasty. Morocco has a rich history of collaboration with new countries like America, and old countries like France. Morocco is best known by non-Africans for the movie Casablanca (1942), named […]

How to File Expat Taxes for Americans in Morocco

Morocco is known all over the world for its spectacular landscapes, wild beaches, rich culture, and most importantly, safety and stability. That’s why it has become one of the top destinations in Africa for expatriates from the United States and the European Union. Many American expats in Morocco have even applied for residency or even […]

5 of the best surfing spots in Morroco

5 of the best surfing spots in Morroco by Ethan White An incredibly beautiful, culturally rich and unique destination, Morocco is a top choice of holiday location for thousands of us every year. But for those who prefer to spend their time on the waves instead of sunning themselves on the beach, knowing the best […]

The best nightlife activities in Morocco

The Best Nightlife Activities in Morocco by Eldrid Yarte For many people, Morocco is the gateway to Africa, and it’s a fantastic introduction to this spellbinding continent. The dizzying heights of the Atlas Mountains, ancient cities packed with Moorish architecture and bustling souks, and the kindness and warmth of local hospitality are just a few of […]

4 secret destinations in Morocco

4 secret destinations in Morocco by Ethan White From caramel-coloured sand between your toes to captivating towns painted every shade of blue, from ancient Portuguese cities with Atlantic Ocean views to saltwater lagoons and famed oyster farms: Morocco has an ever-changing landscape and a plethora of hidden spots waiting to be discovered. Here are four […]

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4 travelsome things to do in Casablanca in 24h

  Discover Casablanca with a local, in just one day! The longer I live in Casablanca the more I love it. My friends from other cities ask me how is it possible to like it? Well, it is! I enjoy the simple things this city offers, appreciate its hidden (not very obvious at the first […]

Pleasant Way to Learn Darija – Moroccan Arabic for foreigners

Guess what is the most popular result in my Google Analytics account? Right after finding out what is the best Moroccan food recipe, learning how to open a business in Morocco, or hoping to find a “big Moroccan ass” on my blog, people want to learn Darija! What’s more interesting, most of people who intend […]

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Give your house Moroccan touch – bunch of inspirations

So you wish to give your interior a Moroccan touch? I know some ways to do so! Anette, a Swedish friend of mine who lives in Morocco is an amazing interior designer. Together with her husband, Peter, they created and decorated many old houses in Morocco. Anette also helps people who don’t live in Morocco […]

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North Africa and Middle East holidays

Morocco is such a diversified country! You can enjoy the sandy beaches, high mountains, desert and forests at the same time. I have always encouraged my friends, readers and Sahara clients to visit as many places as they can. People usually travel to Morocco for a week, but let me assure you: one week is […]

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High Atlas hiking, trekking & climbing guide

Every week I get tens of questions about hiking possibilities in Morocco. You ask me how to prepare, what the weather is like, to go with a guide or alone and lots of other questions. I am not a pro, but I have been to the High Atlas at least 10 times and I love […]

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El Jadida – should I visit at all?

Once upon a time the city used to be called Mazagan – it was due to the Portugese invasion in the region. Nowdays El Jadida is a Moroccan city but the locals call it “The Portugese city” sometimes. El Jadida has very good connection with Casablanca – you can reach it within an hour from […]

My favourite hotels & riads in Marrakesh

Lots of my readers ask me about riads in The Red City that I could recommend. There are thousands of riads in the medina and I visited only maybe something above 50. I Have a couple of places I loved and I like to book again. Here is the list from very cheap ones to […]

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Top places to visit in Morocco in 2019

Rooftop of Sacre Coeur cathedral in Casablanca Casablanca can be loved only when known inside out. Let me help you! I lived in Casablanca for 3 years and discovered the hidden gems of this crowded city. Read more: What to do in Casablanca in one day Hidden gems of Casablanca Habous, open air market Where […]

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!

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 opportunity popped up […]

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What to buy in Morocco for souvenirs

Argan Oil Argan is called the gold of Morocco. No doubts why, it is loaded with vitamin E and helps to keep the skin firm and healthy. Unfortunately, due to an overwhelming interest of tourists, many producers go cheap and to different ways to trick people. Beware of “pure” oils sold in touristy spots. I […]

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How to find job in Morocco?

“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 […]

Hiking in Morocco – the gear and 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. […]