Category: Morocco

Living the high life in the High Atlas

Living the high life in the High Atlas

Morocco is a fabulous destination for luxury travellers but, as with all other destinations, is best enjoyed with a theme in mind. Many opt for the towns of the north with their dense souks (open-air markets) where a heady mix of trades vie for local custom, but our recommendation is to head further south, up […]

15 of my favourite photos from my travels in 2015

15 of my favourite photos from my travels in 2015

2015 was another year filled with interesting opportunities and visits to far-flung places around the world, including trips to Japan, Singapore, UAE and the Maldives, as well as many much closer to home, including several trips around the UK. My photography continues to need some fine tuning (I will be going on a course in […]

4 alternatives to Marrakech in Morocco

4 alternatives to Marrakech in Morocco

Donít get us wrong, we love the winding alleyways and bustling souks of Marrakech, but we also know that there is so much more to Morocco than this one city. Whether you’re looking for†ancient walkways, a secluded wilderness or a bit of beach relaxation, this country really does tick all the boxes. Whilst the majority […]

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Where to see the 5 most glamorous locations in Spectre

Glamorous locations pepper the new James Bond movie, Spectre, like bullets from 007ís Walther PPK. But these breathtaking places arenít guarded secrets and you donít have to be licensed to kill to visit them. Thereís no need to worry, either, that in travelling like Bond you will be plagued by evil villains – you will […]

16 beauty experiences from around the world

16 beauty experiences from around the world

When traveling, make your days even more beautiful by experiencing beauty treatments based on ingredients and rituals native to the country youíre visiting. From Tahiti to Tulum and from Bali to Morocco, here are the 16 of the best beauty experiences you’re likely to find anywhere in the world! 1. Evian-les-Bains – hydrotherapy You know […]

Interview with Lucy Fox, PR leader at RMG PR & Events

Interview with Lucy Fox, PR leader at RMG PR & Events

Lucy Fox is a travel and lifestyle PR working for luxury agency RMG PR & Events. She started her career running a first class travel business and has worked alongside many industry figureheads. As joint founder of Fox Rendall International, she was awarded the worldwide Hyatt Hotels account responsible for managing the UK press function. […]

4 ways to get the most from Marrakech

4 ways to get the most from Marrakech

Listed by many top travel publications as one of the best holiday destinations in the world, Marrakech in Morocco has taken a hit to its tourism due to the uncertainty of its neighbouring countries. The one question we get asked more than any other – is Marrakech safe? Marrakech is no less safe than many […]

Discover a new definition of luxury in Marrakech

Discover a new definition of luxury in Marrakech

I love Morocco. Itís filled with bright colors and warm people, all illuminated by the brilliant sunlight. At night the air cools and people stream into the streets to shop, and socialize over tea in street cafes. Many Europeans go for the beaches – Mediterranean Cala Iris, fog covered Agadir, or Instagram perfect Essaouira. Iím […]

12 places you shouldn't miss in magical Marrakech

12 places you shouldn’t miss in magical Marrakech

Filled with mystery, magic and time-honoured myths, the city of Marrakech is thrilling with every step taken and surprising with every corner turned. If youíre curious about the colours, smells, sounds and sights of the Moroccan heart and capital, here are 12 must-see places during your visit to magical Marrakech. 1. Jemaa El Fna Jemaa […]

5 countries to visit this Spring

5 countries to visit this Spring

Daffodils are out and blossom is slowly appearing on the trees. Itís finally Spring. Many will flock to the Netherlands to see the tulip fields in full bloom but we have some other suggestions for where is best to visit this season. From the blossoms in Japan to wildflowers in Jordan and whales in Argentina, […]

Off-the-grid, remote travel destinations

Off-the-grid, remote travel destinations

What could be more luxurious than chartering a jet to the world’s most untainted stretches of land, only accessible once you’ve touched down at the nearest airfield or airport? Once you’ve touched down, you might need some guidance Ė a boat ride or some other form of overland transport to arrive at your predetermined destination. […]

6 hot destinations on the trend-o-meter

6 hot destinations on the trend-o-meter

ĎDarling, didnít you know, fuchsia is the new black.í And so someone in the fashion industry might deliver the ultimate put down Ė that you areÖ. wait for itÖ. off-trend. Well fear not, when talking travel itís possible to avoid the same fate because here are some oh-so hot destinations that are most definitely the […]

6 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

6 tried and tested travel accessories from my latest trip

On one of my latest excursions, I did back-to-back trips to London and Marrakech. In London, I was working on an assignment for American Express, putting a piece together about some iconic viewpoints from venues around the city, whilst in Marrakech I was attending a luxury travel conference but also enjoying a little free time […]

Interview with Larry Klimczyk, Executive Director of International Vacation Home Exchange

Interview with Larry Klimczyk, Executive Director of International Vacation Home Exchange

A travel junkie, Larry Klimczyk got the bug early in life when joining an international courier company; this is back in the day when people actually traveled overseas to deliver important business documents! Born in Seattle, he has worked in about 35 countries around the globe and visited nearly 70. Today his passion is in […]

Short stay: Palais Namaskar, Marrakech, Morocco

Short stay: Palais Namaskar, Marrakech, Morocco

You may have already read the post ‘3 unique yet luxurious experiences in Marrakech‘ which details a handful of the opportunites that came about as a result of attending PURE Life Experiences, a great event that caters specifically for many of the smaller operators within the luxury travel industry. During my time at the conference, […]

3 unique yet luxurious experiences in Marrakech

3 unique yet luxurious experiences in Marrakech

When attending PURE Life Experiences in Marrakech last year, I knew I’d be in for some pleasant surprises. My last visit to the city had been 25 years ago and I was aware there had been many changes, particularly with respect to Marrakech’s luxury offering and with the introduction of a number of high end […]

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