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food stalls, place jemaa el fna', marrakech

Piled-up food at one of the many food stalls set up each evening in that iconic spot– Place Jemaa’ el Fna’, Marrakesh.

orange juice stand, main square, Marrakech, Place Jemaa el Fna'

Orange juice stand in the famous Place Jemaa el Fna’,the main square in Marrakech

Interesting vignettes on life in Marrakesh, Morocco — arts, design, events, trends, shopping, what’s new, what’s old, out and about. Follow us on our blog, on Facebook and on Twitter. There are few cities left in the world where there is such a high level and diversity of craftsmanship and creativity as in modern Marrakech. It’s exciting to watch and learn about. Join us.


Online shopping in Marrakech

We are pleased to see yet another cooperative development melding Western design with Moroccan skills – with the aim to work together with a team of local Moroccan craftspeople designing quality goods in a contemporary way. Abury produces a range of trendy goods. If you travel to Marrakech you can source these goods yourself either shopping

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Upcoming photography exhibition in Marrakech

  Maison de la Photographie in Marrakech is launching a new exhibition LE MAROC DE JEAN PIERRE EVRARD from October 7th to 23rd 2015. Black and white photos of buildings in Marrakech. Jean Pierre has been a friend of the Maison de la Photographie since its opening and he decided to donate the photographs in

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Marrakech Kart racing

NEW TO MARRAKECH In the same location as the Marrakech Grand Prix, a new karting school opened in Marrakech at the beginning of July 2015. Apparently many racing car drivers spent their toddler years learning karting. So if you have aspirations of being a Formula 1 racing driver, then pay a visit to this new

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Beating the heat in Marrakesh

If you’re in Marrakech and are looking for ways of beating the heat, check out this Guide for 2015 on the place with the pool for you. IN THE PALMERAIE Palmeraie Resorts From 200 dh Suitable for: Families wanting a day out near water in a peaceful place where kids can use the mini-club activities.

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Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visual Arts

The Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visual Arts (the MMPVA) currently has its home in the the El Badia Palace, in the southern portion of the medina of Marrakech.  The palace is in fact a ruin that originally housed Ahmad al-Mansur, the sultan of the Saadi dynasty, so it’s good that some part of it

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Rafting adventures near Marrakech

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Recipes from Riad Sapphire and Spa Marrakech

We publish the recipes for the Moroccan dishes served in our riad in Marrakech. Check out our website for the latest – Moroccan fish tagine with chermoula Already featured: Baghrir (or beghrir) Moroccan pancakes Carrot and coriander soup Aubergine salad Moroccan lamb tagine Tagin of chicken with preserved lemons and olives Bon appetit!

Essaouira Gnaoua World Music Festival

Each June the charming port town of Essaouira comes to life with the rhythmic beats of the Gnaoua World Music Festival  This year’s festival took place  from May 14 to 17 and the final concert took place Sunday, May 17th.  The festival has become so popular that it has been described as the “Woodstock of Morocco”.  You can

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Hassan Hajjaj, Moroccan artist

Moroccan avant-garde photographer and artist Hassan Hajjaj may have relocated to London many moons ago, but he remains one of Morocco’s brightest photographers and artists. Born in Larache in 1961, today Hajjaj splits his time between Marrakech and London. Hajjaj is a self-taught artist whose work includes portraiture, installation, performance, fashion, and interior design. We

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It’s hot in Marrakesh

  On those hot days in Marrakesh cool down in our lovely riad pool, a larger than average riad pool. Relax  in any of our two courtyards   or on the roof terrace   Book directly from our secure official website [] for the best deals.

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