10 of the best places to eat in Marrakech, Morocco

Food from these colourful markets, street-food stalls and cafes is not only delicious, it’s often cheap, too – and a great way to explore this bustling city

10 of the best places to stay in Marrakech

These riads, hostels and hotels not only offer roof-terrace views of the medina and calm courtyards to escape the heat, they are also excellent value given Marrakech’s enduring popularity

Fez’s medina gets new riads, restaurants and restored monuments

Morocco’s medieval cultural capital is coming out of Marrakech’s shadow, with thousands of old buildings, including probably the world’s oldest library, being reopened – and new direct flights making it easier to get there

Pogo Stick Marathon – Morocco

This excerpt is from Sports the Olympics Forgot The modern pogo stick was invented just after World War I, although there is some debate as to whether it was first created in America or Germany. The German inventors were Hans Pohlig and Ernst Gottschall and the first two letters of their surnames do make theContinue reading “Pogo Stick Marathon – Morocco”

Tangier – restored to its former glory

After decades of neglect, the north Moroccan city once talked about in the same breath as London, Paris and New York, is undergoing a renaissance

Fossilised remains of human-sized ‘lobster’ discovered in Morocco

The newly discovered prehistoric species, named Aegirocassis benmoulae, was an early ancestor of the modern spider and the oldest giant filter-feeder on record

Top 10 riads and B&Bs in Fez and the Middle Atlas, Morocco

Morocco’s riads offer an authentic, affordable taste of the country and these choices – with stays in Fez, Meknès and Moulay Idriss – are perfect for exploring city neighbourhoods and Berber towns