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An Insiders Guide to Marrakech

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We have put together ‘An Insiders Guide to Marrakech’, to give you some of our favourite shops, hotels, bars, restaurants, hammams, golf courses, accountants, notaries, excursions, estate agents and chauffeur drive car rentals. SHOPS Beldi Country Club Souk La Porte d-Orient – Boulevard Mansour Eddahbi Gueliz Khalid Art Gallery Rue Dar el Bacha Galerie Dar el Bacha Galerie Birkemeyer – Rue El Beqal Gueliz Yahya – Rue Yougoslavie Gueliz Beldi – Bab Ftouh – Marrakech Medina Akbar – Gueliz Chez … Continue reading An Insiders Guide to Marrakech

Progress for Women in the Muslim World

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Morocco is showing how dramatic changes for the better can be made.   Watching the U.S. primary race unfold, offering the historic possibility of the first woman president, I have been reflecting on how dramatically women have benefitted from democratic progress in my own country, Morocco. Of course, women in Morocco, like women in all societies of the world, are still fighting for equality; and believe me, the road is long. But Morocco recognized long ago that women represent half … Continue reading Progress for Women in the Muslim World

Marrakech Golf

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Marrakech Golf – Now more than 15 courses Do you love playing golf, but would prefer to do it in set amongst a stunning background and sunny weather? If yes, then did you know Marrakech now has over 15 golf courses within 20 minutes of the city centre! With an idyllic almost all year round climate and much cheaper than Portugal or Spain, Marrakech makes for the perfect golfing break. Only 3 hours from most European Capital cities it is … Continue reading Marrakech Golf

A clutch of hens live it up in the riads of Marrakech

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On a miserable Thursday in March, a clutch of hens flew off from Luton – 10 girls in search of three days of pre-wedding hedonism in a new and exotic location. As “best girl”, I’d had the job of organising the jolly and was slightly anxious that my well laid plans could all go awry – but Ryanair wafted us to Marrakech’s Menara airport in three-and-a-bit hours, and the plane doors opened to Africa and a wall of balmy heat. … Continue reading A clutch of hens live it up in the riads of Marrakech

Marrakech ATP Tennis Tournament

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A Royal Stop In Morocco The Grand Prix Hassan II, inaugurated in 1986, is entirely funded by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI. Marrakech, newly relocated from Casablanca in 2016, is the only ATP World Tour stop on the African continent. Two Moroccans have won the title in their home country: Hicham Arazi in 1997 and Younes El Aynaoui in 2002.