2 Days in Marrakech

Stay: Airbnb – private riad – https://abnb.me/iVbXbzsTLkb We arrived in Marrakech around 8:30pm, walked to our riad, and then walked about 1 mile to a grocery store to get food for breakfast for the next few days and dinner for the night. Not the most exciting night, but on the way home I said hello…

Todra Gorge, Dad├Ęs Valley, Atlas Studios, & Ksar Ait Ben Haddou

We drove a few hours out of the desert until we reached Todra Gorge. Unforunately it had started raining and none of us packed for rain (I thought Morocco was mostly desert!). We got dropped off though and walked like 10minutes along the road within the Gorge enjoying the views (and rain?) until we were…

Western Sahara

We left Fes around 8am to begin our day of 8hrs of driving! Thankfully we had quite a few stops along the way to break up the journey. First stop was at an Alpine village- “the Switzerland of Morocco”. Having just been to Switzerland I can’t say there was much comparison, but at least we…

1 Day in Fes

Stay: Palais Houyam – very nice place, but not super close to the Medina if you don’t have a guide to take you there! We arrived in Fes late at night and just had a dinner at the hotel since there wasn’t much around us. It was pretty standard meal, but a bit pricey since…

Chefchaouen, Volubilis, & Meknes

Stay: Casa Hassan – Riad right in the main part of the Medina! After arriving in Chefchaouen late last night we decided to get up for breakfast at 8am to have enough time to explore the Blue City and take plenty of photos! Breakfast was like every pastry imaginable and then an omelet…. so pretty…

Getting to Morocco

You might be thinking to yourself “hmm what an odd title for a blog” JUST YOU WAIT. Our journey to getting to Morocco turned out to be a story in itself. We had a direct flight to Morocco booked for Friday. On Wednesday we woke up to our flight getting canceled. NOT GREAT. Thankfully we…