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Is Meknes worth Visiting? A Moroccan Imperial City

Is Meknes worth visiting

The Northern Moroccan city of Meknes is swiftly making its way onto most backpacker routes and travel itineraries. It is one of four historical imperial cities of Morocco, namely: Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat. Meknès became the Moroccan capital in 1673 under Mawlāy Ismāʿīl, who built city walls with nine gates, as well as various […]

Visiting Chefchaouen in Winter – The Blue Pearl of Morocco

visiting Chefchaouen in winter blue city

As I’m not a fan of staying in the UK during the colder months, I decided to visit Chefchaouen in winter. Chefchaouen is known as the ‘blue city’ in Morocco. Historically, the area was inhabited by Jews who fled the Europe in the Spanish Inquisition, and they painted their houses blue to represent the sky […]