How to Experience Morocco From Home

Tajines in Morocco

So far, Morocco has opened their borders for Moroccans abroad to repatriate home, but its borders remain closed for international tourism. While travel enthusiasts are eagerly waiting to visit Morocco, we would like to recommend a variety of ways to experience the beauty, culture and history of Morocco in the comfort of your own home.

Sights of Morocco

Explore Morocco on a 360 Virtual Tour

Here are some of our favourite 360 videos that takes you on a virtual journey to some of the best sites in Morocco.

Heritage of Morocco Moroccan Gastronomy Amazing Morocco – from the Sahara to the Medina

Movies About Morocco

Stream the 2020 Netflix action/fantasy film The Old Guard starring Charlize Theron, which is based on the comic book of the same name. The movie is about a group of mercenaries with the supernatural ability of self-healing, who must fight to protect their ancient secret and freedom. As you watch this action movie, you’ll be sure to marvel at the beauty and charm of Morocco’s imperial city of Marrakech.

There are too many movies to list which were filmed in Morocco. Ait Ben Haddou is a little charming town hidden between Ouarzazate and Marrakesh which has attracted Hollywood and bears the marks of memorable film-making. The following is just a short list of movies and TV shows filmed in Morocco that you can enjoy before you visit Morocco:

  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
  • The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
  • The Mummy (1999)
  • Gladiator (2000)
  • Black Hawk Down (2001)
  • The Mummy Returns (2001)
  • Alexander (2004)
  • Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
  • Sahara (2005)
  • Babel (2006)
  • The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
  • Body of Lies (2008)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
  • Captain Phillips (2011)
  • The Bible (2013)
  • American Sniper (2014)
  • Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2014)
  • Son of God (2014)
  • A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
  • War Dogs (2016)
  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
  • Game of Thrones Season 1 and 2
  • The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
  • Homeland Season 3
  • Prison Break
  • Tyrant
  • Jack Ryan
  • Vagabond

Taste of Morocco

Moroccan cuisine is world-renowned and many travellers visiting Morocco request to include a Cooking Class in Morocco as part of their tour.

Tajines in Morocco

Moroccan tajine, sometimes spelled “tagine” is arguably the most popular Moroccan dish. It is a stew consisting of vegetables or meat that is uniquely cooked in a cone-shaped vessel made of ceramic or unglazed clay. Here are our favourite recipes to cook a Moroccan Kefta Tajine and a Prune Tajine.

Sounds of Morocco

Music is an important part of the Moroccan culture, and each region will have a particular variety of music they enjoy most. Different genres of Moroccan music typically includes Berber music, Chaabi (considered pop music), Gnawa, Malhun, Rai, and Sufi music.

Here is a YouTube playlist of the Hit Radio Music in Morocco from 2020 to 2021:

About the author

Joshua Mok has been living in Tunisia since 2016. He has traveled extensively throughout the country, and has firsthand experience with the language, people, and culture of North Africa. It is his passion to introduce to others some of the best destinations in North Africa that he has experienced.

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