Marrakech is a medina, a wall city, where life is hidden down crisscrossed paths and behind heavy wooden doors leading into courtyard homes. Simultaneously amazing activity bustles around you, pushing you to the side or pulling you along, and you try to catch a just glimpse. But rest assured you catch the wave quickly and Marrakech opens itself to you. You may start your day with no plan, but count on tired feet, satisfied stomachs, photos to download, and jubilant stories to share while relaxing at another rooftop meal.
Argan oil. Ghassoul. Black soap. Just a few of the essential ingredients of what may be one of the best beauty treatments on earth. A ritual that has been around for centuries. A place not just for cleansing, but also for socializing. It’s known as the hammam. And it’s an important part of Moroccan culture, for both men and women. With both health and beauty benefits, it’s an experience not to miss when travelling to Morocco as it’s sure to leave you feeling like you’ve uncovered a...Read more