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  • Notable Feminist Fatema Mernissi

    Moroccan feminist writer and notable sociologist Fatema Mernissi is currently a lecturer at Rabat’s Mohammed V University as well as being a research scholar at the University Institute for ...

    June 22, 2011
  • History: The Idrisid Dynasty

    The Idrisid Dynasty was named after its founding leader, and is a very interesting part of the history of Morocco. Idris I, or Idris ibn Abdallah, was a descendant of Ali ibn Abi Talib, and ...

    June 15, 2011
  • Morocco’s Tea Drinking Tradition

    In Morocco, brewing and drinking tea is a much-loved tradition that signifies hospitality and friendship, and is carried out with great care. Using green tea as a base, with mint leaves and ...

    June 8, 2011
  • Kitesurfing in Morocco

    The water sport of kitesurfing, also referred to as kiteboarding, is a mixture of surfing, wakeboarding and windsurfing. A rider will stand on the kiteboard or surfboard while using the wind ...

    June 1, 2011
  • Addax – Critically Endangered Desert Dweller

    Listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN on its Red List of Threatened Species, the Addax (Addax nasomaculatus) is receiving attention from conservation groups who are taking action to ...

    May 25, 2011
  • Pay a Visit to Taourirt Kasbah

    The town of Ouarzazate is located in the area where Morocco's Ziz, Drâa and Dadés valleys meet, and not too far from the town stands the Kasbah Taourirt, considered to be one of the most ...

    May 18, 2011
  • Fashion Designer Paul Marciano

    The fashion industry is ruled by big names and world known designers. There is one designer and fashion house that boasts an international presence and enterprise, namely Guess? ...

    May 11, 2011
  • SPANA – Promoting Animal Welfare

    As its name suggests, the Society for the Protection of Animals and Nature (SPANA) in Morocco is a non-profit charity devoted to the welfare of the country’s animals, as well as promoting ...

    May 4, 2011
  • Morocco’s Hotel Industry Looks to the Future

    Following the positive results of "Vision 2010" and under the banner of "Vision 2020", King Mohammed VI aims to increase the number of tourists visiting Morocco to 18 million by the year ...

    April 27, 2011
  • Amazing Marine Life of the Alboran Sea

    The well-known Strait of Gibraltar is located at the western end of the Alboran Sea, and is the channel that serves as the connection between the Atlantic and Mediterranean Oceans. The Alboran ...

    April 20, 2011