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  • A day-by-day itinerary for the perfect weekend in Marrakesh

    A day-by-day itinerary for the perfect weekend in Marrakesh

    July 11th, 2016Rough Guides Editors
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    The last few years have seen Marrakesh well and truly established as Morocco’s capital of chic, attracting the rich and famous from Europe and beyond. Yet the city has always had a mystique about it. It’s a place of immense beauty, sitting beneath the dramatic peaks of the High Atlas mountains – its narrow alleys beg discovery while its... Read more »

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  • 7 amazing African journeys

    7 amazing African journeys

    July 6th, 2016Harriet Constable
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    Africa is a continent of wild open savannahs, terracotta sunsets, thousands of vibrant green hills and rugged coastlines. Here, you can be chugging along on a rickety old railway one day and standing atop a crescent-shaped, rust-coloured sand dune the next. As American author John Hemingway once said, “If I have ever seen magic, it... Read more »

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  • Fez: Morocco’s new culinary capital

    Fez: Morocco’s new culinary capital

    June 24th, 2015Olivia Rawes
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    Morocco‘s third-largest city tends to go overlooked, and it certainly isn’t shouted about as a culinary hotspot. Even getting here – with limited flight connections and rail services – requires some effort. And once you’re inside the largest medina in Africa, a colossal walled labyrinth of around ten thousand lanes, things get even trickier. It’s a... Read more »

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  • Video of the week: Vive le Maroc

    Video of the week: Vive le Maroc

    April 21st, 2015Lottie Gross
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    YouTube and Vimeo are a treasure trove of stunning travel video. From round-the-world epics to underwater exploration, you can visit almost anywhere in the world at the click of a button. Each week, we’re going to highlight one of our favourite videos from the moving image ether. First up, we’ve been whisked away to Morocco... Read more »

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  • Chefchaouen: Morocco’s best-kept secret

    Chefchaouen: Morocco’s best-kept secret

    April 15th, 2015Greg Dickinson
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    Morocco’s tourist track isn’t well-beaten, it’s been thumped flat. Ask anyone who has been and the chances are they’ll have visited some combination of Marrakesh, the Sahara Desert, the Atlas Mountains and Essaouira – and they’ll probably have a small stuffed camel and a leather purse to prove it. These are all worthwhile destinations in... Read more »

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  • 7 unforgettable places to go trekking in Morocco

    7 unforgettable places to go trekking in Morocco

    February 25th, 2015Robin McKelvie
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    Few countries boast such impressive natural diversity as Morocco. From its balmy coastline to the remote landscapes of its interior, the country offers visitors everything from relaxed beach breaks through to mountain escapes. Yet trekking in Morocco remains the highlight for many. Beginners will enjoy gentle forays into the Atlas Mountains in summer, while tacking some of Africa’s toughest terrain in the... Read more »

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  • Video: things not to miss in Morocco

    Video: things not to miss in Morocco

    January 29th, 2015Site Editor
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    Trekking in the Atlas Mountains, traversing the Sahara on camel-back, or surfing along the Atlantic Coast: Morocco offers a plethora of things to do and places to explore. Here are 26 of our favourites.

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  • 11 pictures of Morocco at its most magical

    11 pictures of Morocco at its most magical

    January 12th, 2015Anthon Jackson
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  • The best aerial views in the world

    The best aerial views in the world

    December 17th, 2014Olivia Rawes
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  • Incredible forests of the world

    Incredible forests of the world

    October 3rd, 2014Alison Roberts
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  • 20 fascinating second cities

    20 fascinating second cities

    October 2nd, 2014Rebecca Hallett
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  • The best places to go in December

    The best places to go in December

    October 1st, 2014Eleanor Aldridge
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    December might be dark and chilly in much of north America and Europe, but it’s by no means a dull month to travel. There are world-class classical music events, a clutch of colourful festivals and oodles of southern-hemisphere sunshine. Here are our tips on the best places to visit in December:   DIVE THE BLUE... Read more »

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