Why stay in a Moroccan Riad?

I had never heard of a riad until I started planning a birthday trip to Marrakech. One of my Irish friends was quick to suggest the perfect place we “just had to stay at” and although I have been sceptical of his choices in the past, we booked this particular riad (a traditional Moroccan town house built around an inner courtyard) on his suggestion.(…)


Not Your Typical Souvenir Shopping in Marrakech

Morocco has always felt mysterious to me. So what better way to explore this North African gem than shopping in the old souks on a birthday trip to Marrakech; hunting for treasures to take home. Afterall I am a girl, I love to shop! To my surprise in Marrakech, it helped being of Indian decent. Suddenly the men would ask(…)