Archive for the ‘Morocco’ Category

How To Hammam Like A Local

How To Hammam Like A Local
by Alexis Steinman Special to The Lost Girls “Follow the buckets” This was my first clue on my hunt for hammams in Marrakech. I fancy myself as a bathing bon vivant; each trip I take involves a foray into regional tubbing, rubbing and scrubbing.  I have been pummeled by burly men in Poland, soaked...
September 25th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Morocco, Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Surfing Adventures in Morocco

By Candace Partridge  Special to Lost Girls  Most people go to Morocco to soak up some sunshine and get a dose of culture shock, but but for some us is there is another attraction: surfing. The coast of Morocco is lined with dozens of surf breaks where the waves line up like green chips of glass, just...
May 17th, 2012 | Morocco | Read More

Morocco: 5 Things to Know Before You Go

Traveling in Morocco sounds exotic and fun, but the experience can also be an eye-opener when you’re not prepared or aren’t particularly assertive. Visitors to this North African country might encounter pushy storeowners or locals with questionable intentions. Or perhaps realize they should’ve...
December 16th, 2010 | Africa, Bus, Destinations, Extras, Getting There, Health & Safety, Morocco, Planning, Train | Read More

Lost in Africa: Morocco Culture

Lost in Africa: Morocco Culture
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When I arrived to Morocco I had no idea what to expect. I traveled to the country through a group called, Morocco Exchange. The program is meant to give Americans a better understanding of Islam and the cultural differences that exist. Two aspects of...
December 2nd, 2009 | Morocco | Read More

Lost in Africa: Molly Gallagher Explores Morocco

Lost in Africa: Molly Gallagher Explores Morocco
By Molly Gallagher LG International Correspondent When I arrived to Morocco I had no idea what to expect. I traveled to the country through a group called Morocco Exchange. The program is meant to give Americans a better understanding of Islam and the cultural differences that exist. I knew nothing...
November 25th, 2009 | Blogging Your Trip, Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Morocco, Studying Abroad | Read More