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What Is A Moroccan Hammam And What To Expect

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“Do we keep our pants on?” – Somehow, we’d found ourselves spontaneously almost-naked in a room of strangers. Was this about to be the most memorable story of our trip?

When browsing the various activities one can enjoy in Morocco, you’ll likely come across the traditions of a hammam. Those unfamiliar with this activity might ask, so what IS a hammam? How does it differ from a spa? And where should I start with finding a good one? To settle any concerns or questioning thoughts, here’s what my experience of a hammam is like, and what to expect at a hammam in Marrakech! Continue Reading

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Cooking Class In Marrakech – Learn To Make Moroccan Food At Amal Cooking School

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Learning to make Moroccan food is a skill that’ll come in handy for life – who wouldn’t want to learn the traditional and oh-so delicious dishes we know and love? Even better than any old cooking class in Marrakech, is one that supports the community through an organisation making a difference to the lives of local women. Here’s how we learned to make Moroccan food at the Amal Cooking School, and a few things we found out along the way!

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What To Wear In Marrakech

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A common questions when travelling to this Moroccan city, is what to wear in Marrakech. This bustling city is a hub of life and one of Morocco’s best spots for tourism, however, there are still cultural norms to be aware of on your visit. Here are a few tips on what to pack for your trip to Marrakech! Continue Reading

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Beginner’s Guide To Taking A Career Break

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Do you dream about quitting your job to travel the world or to have the time to learn a new skill or pursue a lifelong passion? Kate, who runs Career Break Kate did and took the leap, quit the corporate world, booked a plane ticket to India and went off to explore the world for 9 months. Kate says that taking a career break was the best decision she ever made and she wants to inspire others to make the leap to take some time out.

If this is something you are considering, then here is Kate’s beginner’s guide to taking a career break. Continue Reading

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Beginner’s Guide To Making The Most Of Hotel Guest Supplies

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Checking into a good three-star to five-star hotels has a lot of advantages associated with it. Not only is the luxury most welcoming but also the quality of service is at its best. From providing well air-conditioned rooms to its awesome friendly staff, it is surely worth a stay at such a hotel. However, along with all the service provided, the rooms are equipped with numerous hotel guest supplies that visitors can use free of cost. Everyone loves free stuff! Particularly once it involves hotels. Knowing insider hotel secrets will truly add some genuine solace to your trip, most inexperienced travellers are unaware of this. To make the most of your hotel experience, get to know the advantages before you choose your hotel. Continue Reading