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Next up: Deciding how long to stay in Morocco and fitting it all in

Next up: Deciding how long to stay in Morocco and fitting it all in

May 16, 2020Alia Kate

This is the last part of a two-part installment where I discuss the most important questions in planning a trip to Morocco. I outline these Morocco travel considerations here and also offer a few...

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First thing's first: riding camels in the Sahara desert in Morocco

First thing's first: riding camels in the Sahara desert in Morocco

May 16, 2020Alia Kate

This is Part I of a two-part blog post that looks into the most important considerations when planning a trip to Morocco. I outline these Morocco travel considerations here and also offer...

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Planning a trip to Morocco? Consider these 2 things first

Planning a trip to Morocco? Consider these 2 things first

May 15, 2020Alia Kate

How in the world do you see everything you want to see when visiting Morocco for the first time? If I’m catching you at the beginning of your travel planning to...

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

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

May 01, 2020Alia Kate

Anyone who has visited Marrakch's iconic Jemaa el Fna square knows that it is can be an overwhelming cacophony of sights, sounds, and smells. Under normal circumstances, vendors of all ilk press together...

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Documentary short of ultramarathoner Aziza Raji

Documentary short of ultramarathoner Aziza Raji

Apr 29, 2020Alia Kate

Going into the seventh week of quarantine lockdown amidst this global Coronavirus pandemic, I'm grateful to see those inspiring stories that transport me from my home in Los Angeles to...

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Smithsonian Journeys Lectures on Morocco

Smithsonian Journeys Lectures on Morocco

Mar 01, 2020Alia Kate

In response to requests to share my Smithsonian Journeys Morocco lectures, I've posted them here for your enjoyment. Where possible, I included the citation so curious readers can follow up...

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Traveling with the Smithsonian in Morocco

Traveling with the Smithsonian in Morocco

Nov 21, 2019Alia Kate

Last month I had the honor of joining a Smithsonian Journeys trip as their Morocco expert. We spent 12 days traveling through Morocco on a route that I have traveled countless times before. It's...

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Morocco Travel Tips - Overview

Morocco Travel Tips - Overview

Jul 27, 2018Alia Kate

I often get asked about my recommendations for places to visit in Morocco. It's an incredible country with quite a lot to offer, offering visitors the opportunity to design their vacations depending on...

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