Tag Archives: Marrakech

How much does 31 days in Spain, Portugal and Morocco cost?

The most frequently asked question I get circles around the aspect of trip financing and time off. A random sampling of comments and questions I’ve gotten over the years are: “Are you a millionaire or something, because you’re always traveling” “What type of job pays that much? Can I get your job?” “How do you get so much time off?” …

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Djellaba Power!

The best purchase I have made on my Moroccan trip so far is my Black and Gold Djellaba, in fact, it ranks as one of the most useful travel purchases ever for me. Why does rocking a Djellaba for a Trini make sense? Moroccans are instantly impressed that you are wearing a Djellaba, especially if it is a nice one. …

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What to actually look for in Marrakech … forget the Palaces and Tombs

For the past three days, I have been doing things in reverse. By meeting up with two great guys from the local Couchsurfing network, Mohammed and Houssam, I have been shown a side of Marrakech that the tourists don’t generally see right away and they have provided me with some first hand local knowledge that I could access without spending more …

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