RAMADAN MUBARAK: Travelling to Morocco during the Holy Month

Before we started planing our Moroccan adventure, my friend and I had managed to get pretty cheap flight tickets with Ryanair (tip: try to go somewhere else then Marrakech). Soon enough we had realized why they were even more low-cost than usual. The date of our trip was in June which is a month of Muslim holiday Ramadan, generally not a very popular time to travel to Muslim countries.

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SALAAM ALAYKUM MOROCCO: One week in the Arab West

Waves of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, exotic charm of the Sahara desert, high peaks of the Atlas Mountains, Arab culture, Berber traditions and magic of the ancient towns with the combination of the proximity to the European continent caused that Moroccan Kingdom has recently been experiencing a massive boost of tourism. Nicknamed Maghreb (“Arab west”), this African treasure had always been very high on my bucket list but this year I finally got to cross it off.  And it was all I imagined and even more.

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