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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: Imperial Cities | Rabat, Fes, Marrakech

Morocco Travel Tips: Imperial Cities | Rabat, Fes, Marrakech

Jun 12, 2018Alia Kate

Moroccos imperial cities are rich in culture and history. Here is our guide on what to look out for when exploring these breathtaking places.  

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Morocco Travel Tips: Coastal Cities | Essaouira, El Jadida, Tangier, Asilah

Morocco Travel Tips: Coastal Cities | Essaouira, El Jadida, Tangier, Asilah

May 12, 2018Alia Kate

Interested in seeing Moroccos gorgeous coastal cities, but can't decide which to visit? Here is an overview of some of our favorites locations along the coast.  

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Morocco Travel Tips: Amazigh Mountain Towns | Chefchouaen, Telouet, Ait Ben Haddou, Ifrane

Morocco Travel Tips: Amazigh Mountain Towns | Chefchouaen, Telouet, Ait Ben Haddou, Ifrane

Apr 12, 2018Alia Kate

Experience Amazigh culture in Morocco by visiting these incredible mountain towns. Here are some key tips on how to best experience these wonderful sites.  

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Morocco Travel Tips: the Desert

Morocco Travel Tips: the Desert

Mar 12, 2018Alia Kate

Visiting the desert is a quintessential part of any Moroccan vacation. Here are some tips on how to successfully plan a visit to Moroccos infamous deserts.  

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Morocco Travel Tips: the Ruins

Morocco Travel Tips: the Ruins

Feb 12, 2018Alia Kate

Morocco is a country with a rich history, and is home to incredible historical ruins. Here are some tips on how to best visit these sites during your time in Morocco.    

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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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