Marrakech is a magical city. It's a place to dream and be inspired. A place to write stories and take photographs. It's a city shaped by travellers and nomads, with the spirit of wanderlust flowing through its streets. Images taken by Hayley Maguire in Marrakech, Morocco, in May 2019.
We all like to think of ourselves as discerning travellers - more concerned about the local culture, customs, fauna, and flora of the exotic places we are visiting than ticking off a bucket list and posing for selfies at iconic landmarks. We like to give the impression that we are care free and unconcerned about… Continue reading Travel Style
Morocco is a land of adventure, glamour, and mystery. It feels European, African, and Arabian, all at the same time. It's a travel friendly country but with a hint of danger around the edges. The cities revolve around traditions and are steeped in history, but are still moving with modern times. Basically, Morocco is an… Continue reading Marrakech Dreaming
Morocco is a land of adventure, glamour and mystery. It feels European, African and Arabian, all at the same time. It's a travel friendly country but with a hint of danger around the edges. The cities revolve around traditions, but are still moving with modern times. Basically, Morocco is an intoxicating blend of deserts, mountains, beaches, cities, poverty and luxury. Visiting Morocco is a dream… Continue reading Discovering Morocco
The instructions from the manager seemed simple enough. Turn left out of the riad, then left again to find the main street. We had a little map with the route to Jemaa El Fna market square clearly marked, but within steps of entering the old quarter of Marrakech, we felt lost. Sights, smells and sounds overwhelming the… Continue reading The Marrakech Medina
Morocco. An exotic land in northern Africa with desert dunes, a rich culture and a rugged coastline. The name conjures images of sipping on mint tea while people watching in a busy medina. Wandering along narrow streets and shopping in a maze of souqs. Camel trekking in the desert and chilling out with the surfers… Continue reading Moroccan Magic