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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



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
March 9, 2016
The Kingdom of Morocco became the first country in the world to recognize America as an independent nation on December 20th, 1777.
March 9, 2016
Morocco is the perfect country to travel for families who are considering a place to visit for spring break.
March 9, 2016
Morocco is a country a person can easily fall in love with, whether you’re on a travel adventure for a short trip or you’re lucky enough to stay longer. Morocco is an amazing country,
March 9, 2016
The Moroccan Contemporary Art Scene, post-independence, is much sought after and has gained popularity over the recent years given its varied mix of forward thinking and experimental painters, sculptors,
March 9, 2016
The best place to take it all in on a Morocco holiday is to stay at one of Morocco’s Best Boutique Hotels or styish romantic retreats. Our Insiders Travel Guide offers a snapshot of some of the best places to stay on a Morocco
March 9, 2016
The Fes Festival of World Sacred Music will take place from May 6th – 14th this year in in the imperial city of Fes. The festival was founded in 1994 by the Moroccan scholar and philanthropist Faouzi Skali and was created to sho...
March 9, 2016
With its relative proximity to Europe and increasingly easy to access from international airports, Morocco has long attracted visitors from abroad.
October 25, 2015
The Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visual Arts (MMPVA) has been awarded the “Best Emerging Culture Destination Africa” Prize, by the Leading Culture Destination Awards 2015. The Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visua...
October 25, 2015
In preparation for traveling to Morocco on a Private Tour, the following is a list of things to consider packing that will make your trip as smooth and comfortable as possible. In Moroccan Imperial Cities, you will be able to buy ...

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