What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Morocco?

Morocco has a two-tier healthcare system consisting of a public sector, a private not-for-profit sector, and a private for-profit sector. Correspondingly, it has an insurance system made up of both private and public coverage. However, bear in mind that the standard of public healthcare in Morocco may not be as high as you are used … Read more

How To Register With The Health System In Morocco

Morocco has a two-tier healthcare system, but public healthcare in the country is not at an advanced level of development. Most expats in the country opt for private cover, in order to avoid lengthy waiting times and, often, low standards of healthcare and medical equipment. You should bear this in mind when registering with the … Read more

How To Look After Your Mental Health In Morocco

Morocco can be a challenging place in which to work and live, and if you are an expat in the country, it makes sense to take care of both your mental and your physical health. This article will take you through your options when it comes to safeguarding your mental health. The best ways to … Read more

How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Morocco

As an expat living and working in Morocco, you will want to make sure that your healthcare costs are covered during your stay in the country. Public sector healthcare is not reliable, and neither is it of a high standard. Therefore, most expats choose to take out private cover, even if they are eligible for … Read more

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Morocco

If you are going to be living and working in Morocco, then you may be wondering how best to keep fit and well there. There are various ways to improve your overall health and fitness, and we will look at these below.Many people in the country take full advantage of the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts, … Read more

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Morocco?

You will be eligible for some low cost healthcare if you are currently making national insurance contributions into one of the Moroccan health insurance systems, such as the national social security/caisse nationale de sécurité sociale (CNSS). Otherwise, you will require private cover.Note that the public healthcare system in Morocco falls below the standards of those … Read more

Complementary Therapies In Morocco And How To Access Them

If you are intending to live and work in Morocco, you may wish to take advantage of the wide range of alternative and complementary therapies available there. You will find plenty on offer, from luxury spa treatment centres to individual local practitioners. We will look at some of your options below.Traditional medicine has been a … Read more

How To Open A Bank Account In Morocco

Finding reliable and trustworthy banking services is an important part of living and working abroad, and expats will find that, in most countries, a range of options are available. You may well wish to maintain a bank account at home, for paying bills and other activities, but you will probably also need a local bank … Read more

How To Rent Or Buy Property In Morocco

A North African country bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, Morocco is distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European heritage and cultural influences. The famous souks of Marrakesh, the formidable Atlas Mountains, and the expanse of desert give it an almost magical appeal, which draws in people from all over the world. Renting … Read more

How To Apply For A Visa In Morocco

Morocco is very popular as a tourist destination, but also holds appeal for adventurous expats seeking employment. Depending on your nationality, you may need a visa to visit, work or live there. Please read on for further information. Will I need a visa? If you are a citizen of the UK or Northern Ireland, and … Read more

How To Find A Job In Morocco

Morocco is a primary tourist destination, but what are the possibilities of employment in the country if you are an expat? Teaching English remains a popular choice, although salaries tend not to be high. Other expats are relocated to Morocco by their employers, if there happens to be a branch in the country, so relocation … Read more

Lynn Sheppard, Essaouira

Who are you? My name is Lynn Sheppard.I am a postgrad student (of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic), travel writer, virtual PA, mum, wife and maroc-o-phile. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I have lived abroad for about a third of my life, in Belgium, Germany, Japan and most recently in … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Morocco – Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Morocco and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.Expats In Morocco Facebook Group A place … Read more

Morocco – Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Morocco and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.A Life in Marrakechwww.riadarabe.blogspot.com Patrick and Per’s adventures in Morocco were only … Read more

A Guide To Office Culture In Morocco

Morocco has been attracting investors as well as professionals from all over the world, mainly because of its stable and growing economy. Many expats with expertise in the fields of technology, training, communication and business management have taken up jobs or assignments in this country. When it comes to doing business with people of a … Read more

A Guide To Employment Laws In Morocco

Morocco attracts expat professionals from all over the world thanks to its stable and growing economy. Its proximity to Europe and low inflation rates are added benefits. Some of the main sectors that drive the country’s economy include agriculture, textiles, tourism, construction, energy, and rock mining. Expats with expertise in technology, business management, and communications … Read more

Five Things To Consider As An Expat Moving To Morocco

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 … Read more

Monika, Casablanca

Who are you? I am Monika, a Pole that decided to come to Morocco for an internship. And I stayed. Now I have my blog Bewildered in Morocco. Where, when and why did you move abroad? It was a spontaneous decision taken in July 2013. Two months later I was already in Casablanca. I didn’t … Read more

Morocco – Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Morocco and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there. Bewildered In Moroccohttp://bewilderedinmorocco.com/ Monika is a Polish expat who now lives … Read more

Top 10 Safety Tips For Expat Women In Morocco

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 … Read more

Gaston Hakim, Casablanca

Who are you ? My name is Gaston Hakim and I’m the owner of www.Vivre-au-Maroc.com, a blog where I share my story of expat life in Morocco. I share all my experience of the country by giving advice to people who would like to expatriate in Morocco or just travel in Morocco. What is your … Read more

Eleanor Easton, Casablanca

Who are you? I am a teacher in Casablanca, Morocco, and am finding my way through what you might call my freshman year of life. I just graduated from college in the US, and am now living in Morocco for the second time, after having previously spent six months there as an exchange student. When … Read more

Experiencing Morocco Through Expat Eyes

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 … Read more