4×4 Driving in the Atlas Mountains

After a hectic experience in Djemma El Fna and the Medina, we decided to book a tour to see the countryside. A 4×4 drive in the Atlas Mountains.  It was just Ross and I, with a private guide eager to explore the deep Berber country and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the desert, valleys, villages […]

Winter Sun in Marrakech

A peaceful and stylish hideaway in a green corner of Marrakech. For my birthday, Ross booked a 4-night winter getaway to Marrakech.  It’s the first holiday we have booked through Secret Escapes and it has been amazing.  Les Cinq Djellabas in Marrakech gives you the best of two worlds. The first being a stay in […]

A Weekend in Marrakesh

Marrakesh, a former imperial city in western Morocco, is home to mosques, palaces and gardens and seemed like an ideal destination for a long weekend away with the girls.  A few of us are well travelled…. a few of us not; so I arrived in Marrakesh slightly apprehensive of how we would handle North Africa. We […]