Five things to look forward to in May in Marrakech

Giacometti in Meknes Morocco, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

With Ramadan just a month away, it seems all the festivals and events are happening NOW. And I can’t say I’m complaining. With something to do basically every night whether a dance performance, a concert or a new gallery opening, we are filled with culture here in Marrakech. And to help you sort out your … Continue reading

Azemmour, Morocco’s off-the-beaten path small town

Azemmour Morocco, Copyright Mandy Sinclair

“Have I just been dumped in a field?” asked this gal upon disembarking the train in Azemmour. “Yes,” I responded, “but just walk to the top of the road and you’ll find a taxi.” And so started our weekend getaway in coastal Azemmour, a town where tourism is still relatively undeveloped and street art livens … Continue reading

Life in Morocco, May edition

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

Another month has come to an end and what a month it was! One that can only be described as enriching. You see I started the month off working guest relations at La Mamounia for a Boutique Souk wedding. It was beautiful (as their all of their events are) and great fun to work with a … Continue reading

Visiting Essaouira’s artists’ studios

Copyright Mandy Sinclair

It was a Sunday morning in Essaouira when I headed off to the joutiya (flea market) with Maroc-o-phile for some cool hunting.  We rummaged through old silk scarves and kaftans, bits and pieces of jewelery and bric-a-brac.  But also went off to explore the artists’ studios located in the same district. Arriving here was unlike … Continue reading