Holiday reads: Five best books set in Morocco

Holiday reads: Five best books set in Morocco
Just like your holiday destination, your summer read should transport you to another place – and our favourite books about Morocco do just that. Whether you’re heading to the gateway of Africa itself or staying closer to home, our list of the five best books set in Morocco are bound to inspire your wanderlust.

And relax: the best hammams in Marrakech

And relax: the best hammams in Marrakech
A trip to Morocco wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a hammam. Central to the daily life of many Moroccans, the hammam is more than just a spa – it’s a social meeting place. Find out what you can expect from your hammam experience and the best hammams to visit in Marrakech.

Moroccan Monochrome

Moroccan Monochrome
There’s a timeless elegance about the monochrome look. Whether you just add it to a section of a room, or dedicate an entire space or even your whole house to it, it’s a bold yet versatile style statement unlike any other. We love it because it’s a look you can easily achieve with Moroccan inspired accessories. Here's how...

An Insider's Guide: The top five beaches in Morocco

An Insider's Guide: The top five beaches in Morocco
With the Sahara right on the doorstep, Morocco isn’t short of a little sand. And while heady nights in Marrakech, Fes or Casablanca may spring to mind when you think of a trip to Morocco, it’s the Moroccan beaches that are the real surprise. With 1,200 miles of spectacular coastline to explore, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Boho soak! Moroccan bathroom inspiration

Boho soak! Moroccan bathroom inspiration
Nothing gives a sense of wellbeing like a soothing spa-inspired bathroom. Once reserved for the most straightforward of ablutions, the bathroom is now a space you can retreat to for pampering purposes. For a bathroom that feels like a spa, look no further than Moroccan inspired interior finishes and accessories. Here’s how to get the look…

Summer Exhibition at the YSL Museum, Marrakech: Desert Design

Summer Exhibition at the YSL Museum, Marrakech: Desert Design
We are excited to visit the new summer exhibition at the YSL Museum in Marrakech (that we featured in our city guide last month). The 'Desert Design' show begins on the 16 June, running until October - it will showcase the 'incredible talent of Berber weavers'. Featuring 30 rugs woven...

5 Berber symbols and their hidden meaning

5 Berber symbols and their hidden meaning
The authenticity in our Moroccan textiles lies not just in the materials and the techniques used to create them, but also in the patternwork woven in to each design. Created in the same way for centuries, the tribal markings featured on these authentic rugs and cushions are a pre-cursor to...

An insider's guide to Marrakech

An insider's guide to Marrakech
In the first of our 'Insider Guides' series - we give you our favourite places to eat, stay and shop in the ochre city, Marrakech... Djemaa El Fna is the beating heart of old Marrakech; by day it's a meeting place, market and general crossing point in the city. Perhaps...