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

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

The countdown to the Essaouira Gnaoua and World Music Festival is on!

Marionettes at the Gnaoua World Music Festival, Essaouira

Locals gathered around in the streets, on the rooftops and over gates. It was my first festival and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. But as the Gnaoua musicians began to fill the streets with rhythmic music that had us dancing in the streets, I knew I wouldn’t be disappointed. One Gnaoua group after another paraded … Continue reading