Morocco has grown in popularity with tourists from around the world. The wonderfully warm Mediterranean climate combined with spectacular beaches, superior historical and cultural sites and a host of outdoor activities is what keeps travelers holidaying in this beautiful North African country year after year. There are a few things you should know when traveling to Morocco to make your vacation an enjoyable one.
Are you trying to escape the cold weather of your winter?
If you live in a country where November-March is unpleasantly cold, Morocco is a great option to visit as a sunny escape. This isn’t to say that Morocco is hot all year – see our weather guide to get an idea of what to expect each month. However, even though it won’t be hot, Morocco does get a lot of sun throughout the whole year. There are many advantages to traveling to Morocco during the winter.
Are you looking for some day trips from Fes?
Here are 2 day excursions that are worth adding into your itinerary, if you have time!
1. Volubilis / Meknes – Roman & Imperial Cities
Perhaps the most popular day excursion from Fes is a full day trip to the Roman Ruins of Volubilis and then Meknes.
Is Meknes a stop on your itinerary?
Here are seven things that you should see while in this Imperial City…
Located in Northern Morocco, Meknes is only sixty kilometers from Fes and was the capital of Morocco until 1727. Situated close to the Atlas Mountains, this beautiful city is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with things to do and explore and ideal for a day visit when traveling to Morocco.
Perhaps one of our most enjoyed day trips from Marrakech is The Day in the Life of a Berber! This hands-on cultural day is full of fun, learning, and experiencing Berber culture. It is a day excursion or overnight trip that can easily be added to your Morocco tour. Want to know more?
“Deciding which clothes stay or go can be a nightmare.”
Most travelers find themselves in one of these situations:
1) looking at their suitcase and realizing they didn’t bring the right things or
2) looking at their suitcases and wondering why they brought so much.
Packing is hard enough for a vacation in a culture where you are completely comfortable. It gets even more difficult when you go to another country with a culture that is more conservative than you are used to.
Is TripAdvisor really the best place to find reviews about Morocco tours?
Over the past years, TripAdvisor has become one of the authorities on world travel. Millions of people visit TripAdvisor each month to help find travel advice and reviews. The website is extremely powerful but there are a few things that you need to remember when using TripAdvisor for tour reviews.
No one likes to drag their kids half way around the world on a family holiday and have their kids bored out of their minds. Has this ever happened to you? As a young boy, I had the opportunity to snorkel in the Seychelles and explore the Masai Mara in Kenya! My parents were amazing at planning activities that the 3 of us would enjoy.
When the kids are whining, even the perfect destination can be ruined.
How can you avoid that from happening in Morocco?
In 2001, I packed my family up and headed off to Morocco. An adventure of a lifetime! My kids had the opportunity to experience the real Morocco. Here are 5 things that our family loved in Morocco and I am sure your kids will too.
Visitors to the country of Morocco are sure to find a diverse and ancient culture with plenty of features just waiting to be uncovered and explored. Typically tourists head to popular destinations to view the incredible architecture, sample fantastic cuisine and experience the bustling souks and markets that are such a vibrant part of Moroccan life. There is much more to explore, though, when you take a deeper look at your adventurous side.
Don’t you love it when you find things that make your trip just a little bit easier?
Let’s admit it – we all love finding those time-saving tips or creative ways to stay organized.
It can be very easy to get overwhelmed with what to pack for your trip. It’s hard to stay organized while traveling. You’re in a different country, handling different currencies, and needing things that you may not have even thought of!
If you have a smartphone, it may become one of your most helpful assets. Not only can you use it to call or browse the Internet, you can also use its currency converter, different time zones and other helpful apps.
Here are some travel gadgets that you should be aware of as you are planning for your Morocco tour!