Is Morocco the Best Holiday Destination for 2019?

I have always loved, and will always love, holidays in Europe. You really do have everything‚ÄĒmountains, beautiful coastline, sun, snow, rivers, vibrant cities, varieties of culture. But European holidays, especially for a Brit, are no longer what they once were. Visiting Berlin in 2015, I exchanged pounds to euros when the exchange was really at its peak: 1.4409. If you exchanged ¬£300, you could get … Continue reading Is Morocco the Best Holiday Destination for 2019?

Chaos and Serenity in Marrakech

When I told people I was going to Marrakech, I heard conflicting reactions. While some people who had been before said it was amazing, others extolled the hyper-business of the city, the intense heat in the Medina, the intimidating nature of the men there (“wear a wedding ring,” one friend told me, “then you won’t get harassed”). It was hard to shake these preconceptions on the flight there, and as I looked out as the plane flew across Portugal, the Atlantic, and finally the alien, sandy landscape of Morocco, I couldn’t help worrying about my choice of destination; would I enjoy the city? How different would it be to the European city-trip holidays I’m used to?

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