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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Exhibition: Mourir Fatmi “Darkening Process”

The Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visual Arts announces a new exhibition. From January 30th you can see works of Mourir Fatmi at Badi Palace. Darkening Process, by contemporary artist Mounir Fatmi is based upon the idea of the Other; towards literature, Art History, figures and scientific experiments. The first project The Journey into Shame includes the bodies of work The Darkening Process and As a Black Man honoring John Howard Griffin, the white American writer and journalist, born

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