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Morocco

Traditional Henna in Morocco

Traditional Henna Art in Morocco

A visit to Morocco is guaranteed to take your breath away with its beautiful destinations, rich culture, and memorable experiences. One of the most unique experience for the women is a Traditional Henna Art session...
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Essaouira Port

Coastal Essaouira in Morocco

Coastal Essaouira…this could very well be one of my favourite places when my family lived in Morocco. The ‘artsy’ town of Essaouira has enough natural beauty and Eastern world mystery to make it a tourist...
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Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen – The Blue City of Morocco

Since we live right in the ancient Fes medina, my idea of a holiday most often doesn’t include visiting other medinas here in North Africa. The cacophony of market vendors calling out the day’s carrot...
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Tajines in Morocco

Street Food in Morocco

Food is important.  Around the globe people take great pains to prepare it, serve it and gather around it.  Traditional cultures everywhere often share food as a gesture of hospitality, relationship and invitation into their...
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Vegetable tagine

Tips for Vegetarian Travelers to Morocco

Morocco is world famous for their cuisine. Moroccan couscous and tajines are some of the best dishes in the country. Often these dishes are served with meat, but if you are a vegetarian, there are...
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Mosque at Marrakech

Traveling During Ramadan

Is a good idea to travel to Morocco, Algeria or Tunisia during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan? What should you expect during your travels during this time? What are some of the pros/cons of traveling...
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How Mosaic North Africa is Responding to Coronavirus (Updated)

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation across the globe, we are closely monitoring the safety precautions and travel restrictions in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt. We hope to provide you with useful information and...
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zagora desert campsite

Experience the Sahara in Zagora, Morocco

Zagora is located in the south-east part of the Kingdom of Morocco surrounded by the palm groves of the Draa Valley. The city extends over 23.000 square kilometers. With its strategic position, Zagora is the...
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Ourika Valley

Explore the Ourika Valley in Morocco

The Ourika Valley is located at the lowest part of the Atlas Mountains approximately 45 kilometers away from Marrakech. It is a place of extraordinary beauty and is famous among locals for its serenity. It...
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Moroccan Harira Soup

Recipe for Harira Soup in Morocco

Harira soup is a typical Moroccan soup and should not be missed when traveling to Morocco. You can enjoy a bowl of soup in a small restaurant, a luxury riad/hotel, or while visiting a local friend....
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Barbary Macaques in Algeria

Barbary Apes of the Atlas Mountains

The Barbary apes, also called Barbary macaques, are the only macaque living on the African continent in the wild. The Barbary apes are originally from Morocco. They is found in various Moroccan areas like the...
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Kairaouine Mosque in Fes

History of the Kairaouine Mosque in Fes, Morocco

The Kairaouine Mosque in Fes has a fascinating history. Built in 859 by the daughter of a wealthy merchant originating from Tunisia, this religious site has been the gathering point of the Muslim community over centuries....
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