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Next: How long to stay in Morocco and fit it all in

Next: How long to stay in Morocco and fit it all in

May 16, 2020Alia Kate

Dunes or no Dunes? How long should I spend in Morocco? And other questions to ask yourself when planning the itinerary for your trip to Morocco.

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So you want to ride camels in Morocco? Here's how.

So you want to ride camels in Morocco? Here's how.

May 16, 2020Alia Kate

If you're planning your trip to Morocco, you've probably already considered if you want to go on a camel trek. But there's still a question of where. This article describes the two main desert locations - Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga.

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Planning a trip to Morocco? We're here to help

Planning a trip to Morocco? We're here to help

May 15, 2020Alia Kate

If you are planning an upcoming trip to Morocco, here are some valuable things to think about, as well as helpful resources to make sure your trip is the fulfilling experience of your dreams!

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Empty streets in Marrakech: Morocco's Covid-19 lockdown

Empty streets in Marrakech: Morocco's Covid-19 lockdown

May 01, 2020Alia Kate

Learn more about how the Covid-19 pandemic is reshaping daily life in Morocco. From the empty streets of Marrakech comes a promise from Morocco's tourism board -- until we meet again!

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Documentary short of ultramarathoner Aziza Raji

Documentary short of ultramarathoner Aziza Raji

Apr 29, 2020Alia Kate

Watch this beautifully-shot, short documentary about Aziza Raji, ultramarathoner extroardinaire from Morocco and her journey as a young Amazigh women entering into the world of long distance running.

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Smithsonian Journeys Lectures on Morocco

Smithsonian Journeys Lectures on Morocco

Mar 01, 2020Alia Kate

If you are interested in learning more about the history of Morocco, take a look at the Smithsonian Journeys Morocco lectures I've given and posted here for your enjoyment.

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Traveling with the Smithsonian in Morocco

Traveling with the Smithsonian in Morocco

Nov 21, 2019Alia Kate

Highlights from my time on a Smithsonian Journeys trip as their Morocco expert. Learn more about the details of this amazing experience here.

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Morocco Travel Tips: the Basics

Morocco Travel Tips: the Basics

Jul 27, 2018Alia Kate

Morocco is an incredible country that has a lot of wonderful experiences to offer. If you are feeling overwhelmed by all of the options– theres no need to worry! Here is a list of the top 10 places to visit on your Moroccan vacation.

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Morocco Travel Tips

Planning a trip to Morocco? Here are some things to keep in mind when putting together your trip. We've included suggestions of which places to visit, how to get to the Sahara desert, and other travel tips.

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FYC: Entertainment in Morocco

Want to go deeper? Check out our book lists, music suggestions, and film reviews and experience a small sliver of Morocco, wherever you are in the world.

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Noteworthy Morocco

Telegrams from Morocco past and present. We provide the news du jour, academic articles, and resources that contextualize a nuanced understanding of Morocco and its place in a globalized world.

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BTS: Alia in Morocco

Travel along with Alia on her many trips to Morocco on rug buying missions for Kantara Rugs, leading tours for Smithsonian Journeys, and educational youth travel for Global Works.

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