Less than four flying hours and a sun filled universe away from the bleak UK winter, Marrakech has long presented an exotic short break getaway option, until that is, a bomb exploded in the Café Argana in April 2012 killing 17 people, many of them foreign tourists. […]
Fascinating but frustrating, the Marrakech Medina is full of wonders for sure but the level of mithering in certain areas can be overwhelming and exhausting. […]
“When you see the Crazy Boys you know you’re okay,” advised a grinning Rachid.
Almost anywhere else in the world, advice that included trying to find the ‘Crazy Boys’ would have had me grabbing an overpriced taxi back to the departure lounge. […]
A stunning 200 year old riad, beautifully restored and impeccably maintained in the residential area of the Marrakech medina, a ten minute walk to the souks and 25 minutes to the famous Jemaa El F’na square. Riad Merstane is hidden away in a maze of alleys and entering from the medina is like walking into a perfumed and tranquil oasis. […]