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Morocco

Morocco is a country in North Africa.

Capital City: Rabat

Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

Official languages: Modern Standard Arabic

Neighbouring countries: Spain (water border), Algeria & Western Sahara (as Morocco controls most parts of the Western Sahara it is actually bordered by Mauritania)

Interesting places to visit include: Marrakech, Chefchaouen, Essaouira, Dades Valley

Time Zone: Rabat Time UTC +0

Largest City: Casablanca

“If Morocco is a colour, it would be a rainbow one, for having an awesome view during the setting of the sun and the building blocks of the houses when captured using a drone camera – what more can you ask for?”

That’s definitely a true definition. If you’re into real to-die-for-IG-posts, then this wonderful place is ideal for you.

Good news to share if you are about to look for the best things to do in Morocco, you’ll surely enjoy every adventure because Morocco is a place where the crime rates are low. Make sure to visit Marrakech Maroc to witness an authentic beauty of the country.

Fun Tip: Don’t forget to greet people you meet with ssalamū ‘lekum – meaning hello in English translation of the Moroccan’s language, modern standard Arabic.

Chefchaouen – The Blue City in the Green Mountains

By |2018-07-27T12:09:38+00:00August 7th, 2012|Africa, Morocco|

From Tanger I take the bus to Chefchaouen, a small city in the northwest of Morocco. It is situated in the Rif Mountains and about 110 kilometers distant to Tanger. It takes three hours by bus and costs 45 DH (~ 4 €). Chefchaouen is pretty famous for its blue buildings. The name refers to the shapes of the [...]

Tanger, the Gateway to Africa

By |2018-09-02T22:58:00+00:00August 6th, 2012|Africa, Morocco|

Today is the start of a new adventure. I take the boat from Tarifa to Tanger in Morocco. It costs 34 Euro and takes about 35 minutes. Morocco is so close to Europe but yet so far away. It is my second time in Africa; I have been already to Egypt, however the first time that I travel there [...]