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Majorelle Blue: the most magical shade of Blue

Although Marrakech is often known as ‘The Red City’ thanks to the pisé-cement Ramparts that surround the old town, once you enter the Medina it becomes clear that Marrakech actually holds a multitude of vibrant and bright colours. One such … Continue reading

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Ksar Ait Ben Haddou

The Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou is a UNESCO world heritage site accessible in a day trip from our Marrakech Riad hotels. A prime example of a complete fortified village of traditional Berber earth construction comprising a look out tower, a … Continue reading

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Cafe Charlot, Chaplin themed Cafe

A fun place for breakfast, lunch or just a quick coffee. The Cafe Charlot is more widely known among British expats as ‘The Charlie Chaplin Cafe’. Located on a prominent street corner in central Guiliez. Fast friendly service and a … Continue reading

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Rais Elghanbaz, Ribab group

The arabic word Rais usually means ships captain, the berber language has borrowed this word to describe the leader of a group, like this one, that play with the traditional Ribab instrument. Recorded live in the Jemma al Fnaa square … Continue reading

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Tanjia, a special dish unique to Marrakech

Many visitors to Morocco are familiar with Tagine, the classic slow cooked Moroccan meal prepared in a cone shaped clay pot of the same name.  The ancient City of Marrakech has a signature slow cooked dish which is even more … Continue reading

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