Lunch in Marrakech: Nomad & Grand Cafe de la Poste

There were three places I really enjoyed lunching at during my last trip to Morocco. Topping the list is Chalet de la Plage in Essaouira, and the next two are restaurants in Marrakech: Nomad and Grand Cafe de La Poste. Nomad On recommendation from visitors and locals, I found myself…

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La Mamounia Hotel Grounds & Restaurant Le Francais

No doubt, La Mamounia is one beautiful hotel. Just a few minutes walk away from the bustling Marrakech medina, it’s a breath of fresh air with its Moorish opulence. From its beautiful hallways to the garden, from the rooms to the common areas such as the pool and the spa…

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Where to eat in Essaouira: Chalet de la Plage

After strolling around Essaouira’s medina, I was definitely up for a feast. Luckily, my driver Abdullah made reservations at the beachfront restaurant, Chalet de la Plage. The restaurant is run by a Frenchman called Jeannot and he’s Essaouira institution. People call him the “iconic Beach Chalet boss”. If you look at the resto’s…

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A Road Trip to Essaouira

When I went to Morocco, I had enough time to take a day trip to Africa’s Windy City and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Essaouira. This coastal city is popular with tourists because of its crescent beach which, when kissed by strong trade winds, become ideal for activities like surfing. It takes 2…

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A Chilled Out Day Tour of Marrakech

A lot of people say getting around Marrakech can be daunting, particularly for ladies. I admittedly feared this could be the case when I recently visited, but my experience was actually very pleasant. As with most things in life, it was all down to timing and planning. So how do…

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