Scams in Morocco and Marrakech: The most common frauds and rip-offs

If you look back on your first Moroccan holiday with slight disappointment, there’s usually one reason. At some point on your travels, you were ripped off. Such disappointments can be avoided if you know how to spot the typical types of fraud. So, here’s an overview of the notorious rip-offs, rotten tricks and romance scams that can take place in Morocco. A rather unpleasant encounter you’ll inevitably suffer as a tourist in Morocco is the

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Simply wonderful: The 10 most beautiful riads in the medina of Marrakech

If you want to experience the real Marrakech, when looking for a place to stay, look for a riad in the historic medina. This area has over 1000 guest houses, each just as beautiful as the next and some really very special indeed. This article will guide you through the top ten most amazing riads to stay in. Riads are spacious townhouses, often lavishly renovated and with clay-coloured outer walls. Behind these lie tasteful interiors

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