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My Own Walking Tour at the Kasbah in Tangier

I always thought that the likes of Paris or Venice were the world’s greatest destinations for avid tourists like me. But like other travelers who happen to evolve with time and finally find their nerves agreeing on visiting a relatively cheaper and distant destination, I found my solace in traveling to Tangier. Tangier – the […]

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5 Things to do in Tangier

One day in summer, my feet brought me to the streets of Tangier – the city which has influenced the people on their taste in arts, culture, and cuisine from around the world. Tangier is a mix of everything – partly because of the invasions of the Spanish, Muslims, Portuguese, and English. A great many […]

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Four Attractions Not to Miss in Meknes (Morocco).

Four Attractions Not to Miss in Meknes

Meknes is an ancient place in Morocco that most tourists would pass by, in favour of the nearby Fez. Most tourists who go here are day trippers from Fez. They combine their day trip to Meknes with Moulay Idriss and Volubilis, an ancient Roman city. And that’s exactly what I did. I joined a 4-person […]

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Chaouen - Morocco's Most Photogenic Blue City.

Two Weeks in Morocco & a Ferry Ride to Spain

Two weeks in Morocco is just the right time to explore the places you wanna see and go. However, this is not enough to get to know the whole country. On this trip, I skipped the Sahara desert safari because I’ve been and have lived in the desert for months. So, I don’t need to be […]

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Buffet Dinner at Cafe Clock in Fes, Morocco.

Photos: All the Moroccan Food I Ate in Morocco

Here’s all the Moroccan food I Ate in Morocco. Ok, well, some of the food, actually. I didn’t literally took a pic of all the dishes I gobbled down but only the few which I mostly like. Let me start with the food prepared by the mother of my Moroccan friend who hosted me in […]

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Chaouen - Morocco's Most Photogenic Blue City.

Chefchaouen – Morocco’s Most Photogenic Blue City

I have no doubt that Chefchaouen is Morocco’s most photogenic blue city. There are no skyscrapers here but mountains and there are no flickering light bulbs at night but stars. The houses aren’t made of steel and glass windows but of adobe bathed in blue. Welcome to the blue city under a blue sky! These houses […]

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An early walk at the medina in Fes, Morocco.

Medina in Fes Looks Eerie in the Morning

The moment I entered the medina in Fes, I was met with a lot of annoyances. A simple “thank you” with a smile didn’t work, so I ignored the scammers and hawkers. The first scammer told me that the hostel I’ve booked had already been closed a week ago. He then recommended me a very nice […]

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Bab Boujloud - The Gateway to the Medina in Fes

Bab Boujloud – The Gateway to the Medina in Fes

Anyone going to the the medina in Fes must pass through Bab Boujloud. This is a huge blue gate built in 1913. Its impressive, delicate arabesque and knot work ornaments never fail to attract attention to anyone visiting the city. The ornaments outside is blue. And green on the inside. Next to the main arch […]

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The Roman Ruins of Volubilis in Morocco.

The Roman Ruins of Volubilis

The Roman ruins of Volubilis is a testament that the area was once a progressive city that held power and might. The imposing pillars and arches show grandeur of Roman architectural style. The ruins are reminders that the Romans were there, settled, conquered it – and vanished. Today, the Roman ruins of Volubilis looks like […]

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The Beauty of the Unfinished Hassan Tower in Rabat, Morocco.

The Beauty of the Unfinished Hassan Tower

On the day we visited Hassan Tower in Rabat, we were not allowed to go farther beyond the gate. It was around Ramadan and the guard told us that it’s closed for the day because there was some kind of celebration inside. We managed to ask him permission to stay few steps past the gate […]

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