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Morocco Traveler’s Director, Alecia Cohen, is an American woman living in Marrakech and Ouarzazate, Morocco. Alecia has lived in Morocco for over a decade and is an expert on Morocco, Berber culture, World Music, and socially responsible tourism. Have a question? Need some advice?

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Quintessentially Morocco

A Traveler’s Guide: Where to Eat, Where to Shop and What to See

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THE LATEST FROM MOROCCO TRAVEL BLOG

May 25, 2016
New plans for the Yves Saint Laurent Museum scheduled to open in Marrakech, fall 2017 have been unveiled by Studio KO’s founders, Olivier Marty and Karl Fournier. The new museum in Marrakech will showcase French designer, Yv...
May 23, 2016
Morocco is well situated on the far northwestern corner of Africa and has an expansive shoreline that stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Straight of Gibraltar. Morocco’s weather is temperate year round. With its dramatic l...
May 19, 2016
Special Sections: Interview with Morocco’s leading Tastemakers. Trendsetters in their fields of Art, Design & Cuisine. Fans of all things Quintessentially Moroccan. Hear What they Have to Say! Morocco Travel Blog with Taste...
May 18, 2016
Special Sections: Interview with Morocco’s leading Tastemakers. Trendsetters in their fields of Art, Design & Cuisine. Fans of all things Quintessentially Moroccan. Hear What they Have to Say! Morocco Travel Blog with Taste...
May 18, 2016
Special Sections: Interview with Morocco’s leading Tastemakers. Trendsetters in their fields of Art, Design & Cuisine. Fans of all things Quintessentially Moroccan. Hear What they Have to Say! Morocco Travel Blog with Taste...
May 17, 2016
Special Sections: Interview with Morocco’s leading Tastemakers. Trendsetters in their fields of Art, Design & Cuisine. Fans of all things Quintessentially Moroccan. Hear What they Have to Say! Morocco Travel Blog with Taste...
May 16, 2016
Bali is known for its beaches where travelers can soak in the sun by day, then enjoy marvelous Indonesian cuisine and wines by night. The beaches in Bali are perfect for swimming, surfing or lounging. Best to visit during Indonesi...
May 1, 2016
Special Sections: Interview with Morocco’s leading Tastemakers. Trendsetters in their fields of Art, Design & Cuisine. Fans of all things Quintessentially Moroccan. Hear What they Have to Say! Morocco Travel Blog with Taste...
April 30, 2016
Special Sections: Interview with Morocco’s leading Tastemakers. Trendsetters in their fields of Art, Design & Cuisine. Fans of all things Quintessentially Moroccan. Hear What they Have to Say! Morocco Travel Blog with Taste...
April 26, 2016
Marrakech also known at Marrakesh is one of the most cosmpopolitan cities in Morocco. The name Marrakech originates from the Amazigh (Berber) words mur (n) akush, which means “Land of God.” It is the third largest city...
April 21, 2016
Morocco announces the 19th Gnaoua Festival which will take place in the Coastal town of Essaouira from May 12th – 15th, 2016. This annual festival will feature artists from around the world along with Gnaoua Maalem greats. T...
April 16, 2016
If you want discover the interior of Morocco with other kindred female spirits then consider visiting Morocco on a private tour crafted Just For Women. Morocco Traveler has launched a comprehensive tour that offers women travelers...
April 13, 2016
Reconnect, Relax and Reawaken your wild at a one of Mararkech’s leading retreats from August 20 – 26, 2016 at Peacock Pavilions. Co-lead by Holistic Creative Coach, Marie Milligan and Yoga Teacher, Deborah Willimott, the W...
April 9, 2016
The best way to see Morocco is with a Moroccan Guide. Exploring Morocco with expert licensed Moroccan guides who will help you navigate Morocco’s old medina Andalusian gardens, vibrant souks, monuments, and mosques enables ...
April 8, 2016
The cultural diversity of contemporary Morocco reflects its historic vantage point as a gateway to Europe and the world. Morocco’s Jewish Heritage offers visitors an encounter with ancient historic traditions, customs, architect...
April 2, 2016
Most visitors to Marrakesh head straight to the medina and its old world souks for excitment. Those who are in the know make a b-line for the French “new town”, known to locals as Guéliz. Guéliz is home to the Yves S...
March 31, 2016
#1: Visas are not required to enter Morocco and most Vaccinations are not necessary.  If you are an American citizen, Canadian citizen or citizen of the European Union, Japan, Brazil or South Africa you can travel to Morocco visa...
March 31, 2016
Morocco is a melting pot of Islamic and Jewish culture. Heritage Tours that are composed of Morocco's grand history tell an important story about Jewish Morocco. Jewish Heritage Tours are comprised of a mixture of historic site s...
March 17, 2016
Talassemtane Morocco National Park [/caption]Do you dream of taking a vacation to a place where there are wide open spaces? Magnificent desert landscapes, rocky gorges, ancient kasbahs sprawled across a mountain backdrop and bustl...
March 10, 2016
During the past decade travel has taken on a new meaning across the world and also in Morocco. The places we choose to travel, how we choose the destination we want to visit, the companies we decide travel with or if we travel ind...
March 10, 2016
Marrakech, referred to as the “red hamra” city is a major city in Morocco known for it’s magnificent ochre color and is an attraction in itself. Marrakech boasts a vibrant street life and a rich array of drought tolerant flo...
March 9, 2016
Marrakech, a Berber city, located just outside the snow capped Atlas Mountains, has become one of the leading destinations for Morocco travelers during the past decade.
March 10, 2016
Fatima Mernessi, Muslim Feminist Author and native of Morocco passed away in Rabat on November 30th, 2015.
March 9, 2016
From the populated ancient medinas in the Imperial Cities to the dusty Desert region to the great Southern rural villages, seaside towns and farm communities, a Travel Exploration Moroccan Food Tour
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