Journey to and arrival at: FES

Have you ever heard of the Moroccan city named Fes? This city boasts some impressive facts and figures so hopefully by the end of the post, you'll have learnt some memorable things about Fes making it not just another city, and certainly not just another city to forget. For starters, with over a 1 million population count, it's Morocco's second most populated city.   ...

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Three nights in Marrakech...

Might not seem like much time to spend there - especially considering I spent a week in the relaxed, less well known village of Essaouira. However, my reasons for only wanting three days in Marrakech can be explained. You see, contrary to popular belief, there are not a bucket load of things to do here. Additionally, I've actually been to Marrakech once before with my ex partner, Kate. We had such an amazing time here those years ago ...

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A weekend in Agadir

  'Should I stay or should I go'? I've learnt that Agadir appears to definitely divide opinion between travellers and tourists. 'Don't go to Adagir, there's nothing to do there'. 'If you do go there, you won't even need a night - just a day at most'. Those two sentences I'd heard multiple times in Essaouira and now ...

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A bonkers day out at Paradise valley

Having decided it was finally time for me to leave the relative tranquillity and calming ambience of Essaouira, I searched for and found a new destination. Instead of taking the obvious north east route to Marrakesh, I've headed further down south along the Atlantic coast as there are a couple of towns/villages I've been advised to visit. One of those was Taghazout (pronounced tag-ra-zoot). The 2.5 hour bus journey cost me 80 ...

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Why you should come to Essaouira right about... NOW

No, honestly, you really should and here's eight reasons as to why people, particularly from the UK, should not ignore this post:   1) Sunshine! Essaouira offers almost constant sunshine with a very pleasant ambient temperatures ranging typically between the late teens to mid 20s for January and February. That single reason alone might be enough ...

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