Rabat City has been our second home for over a year now. The capital of Morocco with over half a million population, it rests on the Bouregreg River and the Atlantic Ocean. Apart from being an organized and less-polluted city, residing here allows us to enjoy the daily Atlantic breeze and some of the best comforts Morocco can offer. Every...
We were sleepy after a hearty buffet breakfast, joking about going back to the apartment, and just sleep. But we have a journey to take. After a few minutes of rest, we hit the Autoroutes du Maroc and made a right-turn to Fes. My two friends were sleeping at the backseat when we stopped by the police in Ouezzane...
Formerly known as “Mogador” which means a small fortress, it is protected by ramparts (Skala de la Kasbah) like other cities of Asilah and El Jadida. First established in the mid-18th century by the Alaouite Sultan Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdallah (1757-1790). Its vital role in maritime navigation makes it known as “Port of Timbuktu” linking Africa, Europe, and the...
In these difficult times, traveling back to your home country seems to be impossible and complicated. With all the travel restrictions both in your origin airport, layover, and arrival airport, you may consider not to push through with your travel plans if it is just for leisure purpose. In addition, the tripled cost of the ticket and the PCR...
Day 1. Rabat to Imlil. After a few weeks of observing the weather, I finally decided to fulfill my dream of scaling Mt. Toubkal. Been eyeing this mountain since we arrived here in Morocco. There is that feeling that you really wanna go to the mountains and just chill. Since this is my first snow mountain, I equipped myself with proper...
This is an overdue article. I wrote this to raise awareness about the current condition of Filipino workers in Morocco. Few thousand Filipinos do exist in this northern part of Africa. What are their struggles before, during, and after lockdown? I want their families way back home to realize that life here isn’t sugar sweet. Behind those smiles you...
About Rabat After gaining independence from France on March 2, in 1956, Rabat became the administrative capital of the Kingdom of Morocco. Being the administrative capital of Rabat-Salé-Kénitra region, Rabat has so many things to offer. From the comfort of a European-like city, it is clean, green as manifested by numerous parks and spaces, tranquil compared to other cities, organized...
Shopping in Morocco, like in any other country, needs careful and timely planning. It is always loud, fast, and sometimes confusing when you are out there to pick your last-minute purchase. For almost 2 years here in Morocco, I love to accompany my friends and help them with their shopping. We love to bring gifts home whenever we travel...
Day 1 Had a spontaneous trip with my friend Laurent in Imouzzer Kandar. This town located in Sefrou Province is blessed with stunning landscapes, rich agricultural industry, and hospitable people. After a less than an hour grand taxi ride from Fes, we were greeted by thick fog at the taxi station. Laurent and I immediately searched for a place where...
What is a Moroccan Carte De Séjour or Carte d'immatriculation? It is an identity card issued by the Kingdom of Morocco to foreign nationals who intends to live, work, study, reunite with their family in Morocco, conduct professional or business activity. Moving to another country is such a great challenge. It means leaving your family, friends, job, your house,...
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