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Moving To Morocco? Here's How To Navigate The Bazaars

Posted by: Scar on Friday May 05, 2017 (22:55:38)   (1785 Reads)
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Very few expats who get to live in Morocco will ever forget the smells and colours of the country’s bazaars and markets – better known as souks - where traders enthusiastically try to attract customers.

The bazaars are an adventure in themselves where lots of different spices are sold alongside traders selling intricate handicrafts as well as a wide range of fresh fruit.    more ...
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Five Things To Consider As An Expat Moving To Morocco

Posted by: scar on Friday September 04, 2015 (13:18:41)   (8044 Reads)
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The Kingdom of Morocco, as it’s officially known, is a North African country with a long and complex history. The country is quite unusual in the region, in that it has remained independent throughout most of history. It also has a unique mix of cultural influences – Arab, African, and European, as well as the indigenous Berber influences. Morocco is also the only country in North Africa to have coastlines touching both the Atlantic Ocean and ...    more ...
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Top 10 Safety Tips For Expat Women In Morocco

Posted by: scar on Friday August 28, 2015 (13:30:56)   (5683 Reads)
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Morocco’s colorful culture, bustling markets, and scenic beauty have made it famous across the globe. Its expat population is relatively small but continues to grow at a steady pace. This is at least partly because the country is a lot more liberal than many of the other neighboring Islamic nations. In general, Moroccans are quite open-minded and accepting of people of other cultures. Nevertheless, safety for women continues to be a concern amo ...    more ...
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Experiencing Morocco Through Expat Eyes

Posted by: Carole on Monday August 27, 2012 (01:00:16)   (2527 Reads)
Craig Priestley
by Craig Priestley, HomeStay International

Over a dozen horsemen come bearing down on me at a gallop, rifles raised above their heads. Just as I start to panic, they rein in hard and bring their horses to a skidding halt no more than two metres from me, simultaneously firing a volley of shots into the air. Welcome to Morocco…

I’m in the dusty countryside, watching the “fantasia” – a traditional harvest celebration, where groups ...    more ...