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Traveling to Morocco: A guide

Traveling to Morocco: A guide   by Paul Benjinks

Morocco

Morocco is an exciting, unique and friendly country which offers host to a multitude of unforgettable holidays, beach side towns offering warm long days on beautiful shores, long lost cities with a large and varied history, and a varied landscape to explore, ranging from hard deserts, leading to woodland. Whether you want a romantic honeymoon break, escape from a grey city, or just a break from a monotony of life, Morocco has it all.
A Moroccan Guide

Even though Morocco offers so much for any holiday maker, and due to this is quickly increasing in popularity in the tourist industry, Morocco has a bad name for being a difficult county to take a holiday too. Would be visitors should focus on researching the needs of a holiday maker, including those who are looking to rent a villa, riad or palace. Visiting Morocco can be a rememberable experience to treasure, as long as any would be travelers remember that a holiday to Morocco is a lot different to a holiday in Europe.

About Morocco

Morocco is a country found on the north west coast of Africa, and is a hub of culture, great food and wonderful architecture all deriving from its African heritage, but also covered in a layer of European flavour, the result of being so close to Europe, and its years of French empiric rule. The information below should help you with your research of a holiday to Morocco.

The New Hassan II Mosque, Casablanca, Morocco, North Africa, Africa
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Basic guide to going on holiday to Morocco

Time: The local time in Morocco is GMT (London time)
Bab Bou Jeloud, Fez, Morocco, North Africa, Africa
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Electrical supply: At the time of writing the average electricity supply is 220 volts, 50Hz. The Two pin round plugs are the most commonly in use.

Languages: Arabian is the main language spoken inside the country of Morocco, but eight other languages are also widely spoken including Spanish, Berber and French. English speaking Natives are mostly found around the main tourist areas, but French is most widely known.

Medical information: No vaccinations are necessary when entering Morocco. It is generally usual practice to only drink bottled water when outside main towns and cities, and avoiding food sold on streets is essential. Hospitals are in most major towns and insurance is a necessity.

Tipping staff: usual tip, of ten too fifteen percent, is generally expected in the more high class bars and restaurants, though many places have a built in service charge. lot of the services preformed by staff are done with the ultimate aim of getting a higher tip, but don't let yourself be pushed around by strong hustling.


Morocco Safety Warnings: Assault is not a major problem inside Morocco,, though there have been a few cases of armed thievery with knives on beaches and main cities. General common sense such as staying away from dim lit streets should keep you safe.
Guides should be able to show a badge from a local tourist authorities. Generally visits to Morocco are trouble free, but like any country, acts of terrorism have occurred before, and tourists are advised to keep a watchful eye on their holidays.

Moroccan customs and Laws: since Morocco is a Muslim dominated country, the showing of naked skin is generally a bad idea, so avoiding shorts, swimsuits and other showing clothes outside of your hotel or beach, as you, especially females, will be less hassle. Smoking is a common hobby, and is generally shared inside social situations. It is important that religious customs are respected for example during the month of Radaman, eating drinking and smoking should be done out of sight since it is disallowed by the Muslim customs. Things should only be passed from person to person with the right hand, since the left hand is seen as unclean. Gay and lesbian acts are a criminal offense, and none marital sexual relations are against the law.

Duty Free Laws: People (Over the age of eighteen) entering Morocco can bring:
50 Cigars or 200 Cigarettes or 400 grams of tobacco.
1 ltr spirits & 1 ltr of wine.
5 grams of perfume.

Villa Gardens, Jardin Majorelle and Museum of Islamic Art, Marrakech, Morocco
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Communicating abroad while in Morocco:

  • Morocco's international access code is +212.
  • The outgoing code is double zero then the country code (Example the United Kingdom would be 0044)
  • Area codes are in use in certain areas, for example 037 for rabat, 044 for Marrakech.
  • Be wary of using hotel phones, since many add large bills to abroad calls.
  • Two GSM Mobile networks are situated in the north of the country.
  • Internet cafes are in wide spread use in the main tourist areas.
This isn't an entire guide on Morocco, but should help you start your research to the brilliance of the Moroccan country, but a start on your research of the great country.

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About the Author: Paul Benjinks is a 32 year old American who has just started writing guides on the hundreds of countries he has visited on the website International travel Guides.  As long as this text remains you may use this guide for any free online purpose.

Experience Morocco Culture with Cultural Tours   by Ron Victor

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Culture of Morocco tells us about the ethics and civilization followed by the people. Moroccan cultural tours says about the people, their behavior, tradition followed and many other concept which is considered as most important and essential as well as most required for the people. 
Beautiful Architecture at the Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca
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These cultural tours comes up with wide thoughts followed, it may beliefs, set of behavior to be followed by the people, festival and their religion. Culture of Morocco comprises of wide and detailed history of the people and their tradition. 

Morocco tours and holidays enable the people to know more about the Morocco culture tours. Art and culture in Morocco is excellent and it beautifully tells the people regarding the social structure of Morocco. Morocco cultural tours specify the ethics, civilization, religion, diversification and all their specifications. The cultural language of Morocco is entirely different and it distinguishes itself from other languages.


Morocco culture comes up with Berber tents and camel trek and Morocco women are more civilized and they are customized. Fes guesthouse, Morocco climate, Morocco women, Morocco food, Morocco education and lot more says about the cultural tours in Morocco. Morocco culture offers a pleasant, traditionalized, customized and relaxed culture to the people and it make the Moroccan to be enjoyed with the cultural civilization. 
The mixture of the French language and the Islamic religion make Morocco a unique destination for us. It is important for travelers to learn as much as possible in advance so that we can travel respecting these differences and minimizing any negative impacts.

Modest dress and a few words in local language are the keys to unlocking the doors of local interaction in Morocco. A respect and understanding of the differences between yourself and the other citizens of the world will make for beneficial interaction for all parties. In particular your visit to the small village Imlil in the High Atlas Mountains and the experience of camping in the Sahara with the Berber people gives you the opportunity to share the best of yourself and receive the best the locals of these environs have to offer. This will be a life time experience for you.

Bab Bou Jeloud, Fes El Bali, Fez, Morocco, North Africa, Africa
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Trekking in the Atlas Mountains will surely make for an incredible holiday. The tiny villages perched on the sides of the mountain, the warmth and hospitality of the Berber people and the spectacular views over there all add up to an amazing Atlas Mountain holiday. Marrakech or Marrakech, known as the "Red City" or "Al Hamra," is a famous city with a population of 1,036,500 in southwestern Morocco, near the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. 
Koutoubia Mosque, Djemma El-Fna Square, Marrakech, Morocco
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After Casablanca, Marrakesh is the second largest city in Morocco and was known to early travelers as "Morocco City." Prior to the advent of the Almoravids in the 11th century, this area was ruled from the city of Aghmat.

Marrakech has the largest traditional market in Morocco and also has the busiest square in the entire continent of Africa, which is called Djemaa el Fna. The square bustles with acrobats, story-tellers, dancers, water sellers and musicians by day; and food stalls by night, becoming a huge open-air restaurant.

Like many North African and Middle Eastern cities, Marrakech is comprised of both old fortified city the medina and an adjacent modern city called Gueliz. 


It is served by Menara International Airport and a rail link to Casablanca and the north.

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About the Author: Ron Victor is an Expert author for Morocco tours. He has written many articles like morocco tours and holidays,morocco cultural tours,morocco vacations,custom morocco tours,morocco holidays. For more information visit our site. Contact me at ron.seocopywriter@gmail.com

IFRANE, MIDDLE ATLAS REGION FEATURED HOTEL - MOROCCO

Alpine Buildings, Alpine Resort, Ifrane, Middle Atlas, Morocco
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Ifrane (nicknamed Little Switzerland) is a town and ski resort in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco. Ifrane is 1665 metres (5,460 ft) in altitude and is part of the Meknès-Tafilalet region. In Tamazight, the regional Berber language, "ifran" means caves.
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Hotel Michlifen Ifrane Suites & Spa
Located in Ifrane, hip ski resort in the Middle Atlas region, often called the Little Switzerland of Morocco, the landmark Hotel Michlifen Ifrane Suites & Spa is an exclusive venue with grand architecture and a fantastic setting. Guests can choose from the à la carte dainties of the Gourmet restaurant, boasting a refined Baroque-style dining room, the delicious traditional Moroccan specialities of the restaurant with Moorish décor, and the French bistro inspired dishes of the Brasserie. For after-dinner spirits, liqueurs and premium cigars, guests are invited to the British lobby bar & cigar room. Guests can indulge the pampering cares offered at the complete Spa with Water Bar, Jacuzzi, 2 pools and traditional Hammam, and take advantage of the innumerable sport facilities available at the on-site fitness center during their leisure time. 

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