Essential Tips For Visiting Fez, Morocco
Fez was the first bigger city we had visited and that’s why it was still full of surprises. Once you are familiar with the system, it’s more of less the same everywhere around Morocco. But until you get to know it, it can be overwhelming. In this post I want to give some tips to make your Fez experience even more pleasant than ours was (many of these can also be applied to other medinas).
How We Accidentally Scored a Cheap Tour of Fez Medina
It’s been centuries since Fez gave away its status of a capital city, but although the political power was transferred to Rabat in 1912, Fez has remained the country’s cultural and spiritual centre. Today, the medina of Fez is the largest in the world, visited by hundreds of tourists daily, all thirsty to experience one of the most extensive and best conserved historic towns of the Arab-Muslim world.
Our trip to Fez was split into two days. Read More
8 Things to Know Before Going to Morocco
You may know I am a freak when it comes to organizing a trip, so I knew quite well what I was diving into when booking holidays in Morocco, but as always, there were still some surprises waiting for me. Below are some of the things I wish I knew before leaving Europe.
1. Tap water is drinkable in certain cities.
In all guidebooks you’ll be advised not to drink tap water. We found it to be perfectly fine in some cities, like Fes and Chefchaouene. Rabat’s tap water, on the other hand, was terrible. I couldn’t make more than a sip because of the taste. Read More