Marrakech in One Day

Marrakech in One Day

We tried our best to wake up in Riad Star with plenty of time to explore Marrakech before heading to Rabat en route to Tangier. Once up and packed, we went to the common area to find a fantastic breakfast of tea, eggs, yogurts, breads, cakes, and pastries. We set out...
Riad Star Review (Marrakech)

Riad Star Review (Marrakech)

From the beautiful oasis of Dar Daif, we drove about 40 minutes north to Ait Benhaddou. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is an ancient fortified city. Today, it is a popular film location for movies, such as Lawrence of Arabia, The Mummy, Gladiator (one of my...
Lost in Morocco!

Lost in Morocco!

At first, Morocco seemed like it would be an easy road trip. Our route seemed relatively circular, and well-planned. What could go wrong? From Fez, we decided to spend the night in Midelt to break up our driving south. We stayed at Riad Villa Midelt, and it was here...
The Inside Scoop on Fez

The Inside Scoop on Fez

After a restful sleep at Riad Andalib in Fez, we were treated to their excellent breakfast of fresh squeezed orange juice, Moroccan mint tea, homemade cakes, crepes, cheeses, and eggs. They served more breakfast than any of us could finish! Post-breakfast, we were off...
Riad Andalib Review (Fez)

Riad Andalib Review (Fez)

“African sun, at last…” Ever since hearing “Fez – Being Born,” by U2, I have been curious about Fez. Fez was the capital of modern Morocco until 1925 and, today, it is the third largest city in Morocco. People go to Fez for two reasons: (1) to see the tanneries...