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What does it cost? 6 days in Morocco budget breakdown
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What does it cost? 6 days in Morocco budget breakdown

With its location in North Africa, Morocca makes a great off-season escape if you want to get away from the European winter weather. It’s got sunny days, some beautiful places to stay, delicious food and great shopping – all…

Rooftop pool at Riad Dar Maya, Essaouira, Morocco
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Riad Dar Maya in Essaouira, reviewed

A riad is the classic place to stay if you’re visiting Morocco. In these traditional buildings the rooms face inwards onto a central courtyard with a roof terrace up above. But although the structure might be fairly standard, they…

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Souks and sunsets: Things to do in Essaouira, Morocco

Perched on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, Essaouira is a cross between North Africa and the Mediterranean. Surrounded by golden-stone city walls, it mixes bright blues and dazzling whitewash with flowing djellabas and the smell of spices.…