A rainy day in Marrakech

It rarely happens, but on occasion it rains in Marrakech. And with centuries-old infrastructure and open-air houses in the medina, it’s not always pleasant. So if by chance you are in Marrakech on a rainy day, let me suggest the following: Chill out That’s right.  Relax in your riad, apartment, house wherever you may be … Continue reading

Market Day

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

When I was younger my parents used to pile us in to the car and take us off to the local farmers’ market. It was a family event that we all looked forward to. Wandering the stalls buying fresh produce. Snacking on homemade cookies. Lunch prepared freshly and enjoyed outside. It was a quality family … Continue reading

A cross-cultural cafe in Kech

Cafe Clock Marrakech, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

There’s a new kid in town. And by kid I mean cafe. But not just any old cafe.  Or a repeat of what already exists. It doubles as a cross-cultural cafe, sister to the Fes location. Meet Cafe Clock Marrakech! This bright and airy new cafe located in the Kasbah district of the Marrakech medina … Continue reading

Marrakech Biennale 5 – Opening Week

Copyright Gordon Lyons

The Marrakech Biennale’s fifth edition is officially underway. And what a weekend it was. It seemed everyone was there. Alia Radman, director of operations for the Marrakech Biennale, told Made in Marrakech that attendance was up significantly over previous years as was participation from the local community. This was just opening weekend. Exhibits are on display until March … Continue reading