Summer may be kicking off this weekend, but spring has taken a place in my heart this year and I absolutely loved it. Longer warm days, fruit trees in bloom in the Atlas Mountains, and a general sense of relief that the cold winter nights were behind us helped me out of my winter slump! 404 more words
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This is a question I get asked a lot. Morocco was my first choice country, but it wasn’t my decision. During my interviews at IPSE, the YES Abroad staff took notes on my personality and chose Morocco for me because they knew my personality would fit best there. 450 more words
Locals gathered around in the streets, on the rooftops and over gates. It was my first festival and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. But as the Gnaoua musicians began to fill the streets with rhythmic music that had us dancing in the streets, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. 439 more words
Perhaps best known for Doggy John, pop artist Julien Marinetti’s large bronze sculpture greets guests upon arrival at Marrakech’s La Mamounia.
But step inside this grand hotel where one of the beautifully coloured panda bears will greet you in the lobby. 85 more words