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...

Boucherouite - a skill woven through the ages

Boucherouite - a skill woven through the ages
Boucherouite rugs are the perfect marriage of practicality, resourcefulness and beautiful design. Created from recycled fabrics and hand woven by Berber women, in this week's blog we share the qualities we look for in a Boucherouite rug.

The natural beauty of sabra silk

The natural beauty of sabra silk
For those unaccustomed to Moroccan textiles, the concept of 'Sabra Silk' or 'Cactus Silk' can feel like a strange concept to comprehend - how can a succulent desert plant be turned into a finely hand-woven fabric? Let us explain..