Traveling in Morocco

Morocco, also known as the Kingdom of Morocco, is a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. The country is characterized by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. Morocco is a gateway to the African continent while being an uncontrolled mix of North Africa, Spain, Portugal, and France. It's a country of proud people with a rich and interesting history.


If you like discovering ancient cities with miles and miles of tiny streets or riding camels in the desert with the Sahara nomads or discovering beautiful waterfalls, then come to Morocco! It is a country of dizzying diversity and natural beauty!

Capital: Rabat

International airports:  Morocco has several international airports, including Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fes and Tangier.

Currency: Moroccan dirham (MAD)

Official Languages:  Although the main languages are Amazigh (Berber) and Modern Standard Arabic, most people speak Darija (Moroccan Arabic).

Main religion: Islam


All Posts about Morocco

The Complete Guide to Imlil and Hiking Mount Toubkal in Morocco
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  This is a guide to the beautiful town Imlil in the Atlas mountains of Morocco. This guide contains detailed … Read More

Everything you need to know about visiting the Ouzoud Waterfalls
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  This article explains how to get to the Ouzoud waterfalls from Marrakesh independently (by public transport or with your … Read More

13 things that made me fall in love with Morocco
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  This article is a homage to Morocco. It’s a list of all the reasons why I fell in love … Read More

What to wear in Morocco – The Ultimate Packing List for Adventurers and Backpackers
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  In this post, you’ll find a complete list of things you need to pack before you travel to Morocco. … Read More

In Photos: Visiting the Leather Tanneries of Fez
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  A photo-essay on the tanneries of Fez, including information on how to visit the tanneries and how much it … Read More

Taking the Ferry from Tangier in Morocco to Tarifa in Spain – Useful Tips before you go
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  Here’s a detailed guide on how to take a ferry from Morocco to Spain. I’ll tell you where to … Read More

12 Common Scams you might encounter in Morocco (and how to avoid them)
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  This article covers all the common scams you might come across in Morocco and tips on how you can … Read More

Top Things to Do in Tangier – The Ultimate City Guide
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  Is Tangier worth visiting? What can you see and do in Tangier? In this in-depth city guide, you’ll find … Read More

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Backpacking in Morocco
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  Backpacking in Morocco – The complete guide for the independent traveler with everything you need to know about traveling … Read More

An In-Depth Guide to Essaouira, Morocco’s windy city
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  This article includes everything you need to see and do while in Essaouira, how to get there, how to … Read More

Rock climbing and other fun things to do in the Todra Gorges and Tinerhir
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  In this article, you’ll find everything you need to see and do while in the Todra gorges and Tinerhir … Read More

How to plan a desert trip to Merzouga and other fun things to do in the Sahara
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  This article covers everything you need to know if you plan to visit Merzouga in Morocco. From how to … Read More

Morocco on a budget – How much does it cost to live and travel in Morocco?
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  In this article, you’ll find all the info about the costs of living and backpacking in Morocco.   Morocco … Read More

12 Top things to do in and around Chefchaouen, the Blue City of Morocco
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  This article is a practical guide to Chefchaouen, the Blue Pearl of Morocco. I’ll tell you what are the … Read More

How to get to the Akchour Waterfalls from Chefchaouen (Morocco)
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  This article explains how to get to Akchour from Chefchaouen by public transport, how to hike the trail towards … Read More

How to renew your travel visa for Morocco
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  This article explains how and where you can renew your 90-day travel visa for Morocco.   Morocco is a … Read More