Morocco

Tips and Articles in Morocco

In an informal poll, we asked women travelers to tell us about their concerns when they're on the road on their own, and the places around the globe they find the most appealing—despite the risks. We then consulted Travel + Leisure A-List agents a...
Everest, Denali, K2—the very names of these mountains command awe and respect, both from mountaineers who brave the elements to reach their summits and from armchair travelers who are less compelled to try. Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's tallest f...
I spent one of the most magical summers of my life in Tangier in the late sixties. Back then, Morocco's northernmost city and strategic port—the Mediterranean to the east, the Atlantic off to the west—was still riding high on its 30-plus post–Worl...
french bliss Hotelier Grace Leo-Andrieu, who transformed Paris's Hotel Montalembert and Le Toiny on St. Barts into stylish enclaves, has once again worked magic—this time at the Lancaster, a 19th-century town-house hotel near ...
As she sprinted full-tilt through the souks of Marrakesh, past woodworkers' stalls and carpet shops and spice stands, through narrow alleys hung with fresh-dyed cloth and around tight corners heaped with vegetables, up crowded lanes where teenage ...
"Souks are full of educational tools, from merchandising to display techniques," says Majed al-Sabah, the royal Kuwaiti visionary whose unique Villa Moda boutiques have turned Syria, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Kuwait into designer-label ...
Expats are making their mark on the Marrakesh hotel scene. The newest addition: French-British–owned Riad Noir d'Ivoire (31 Derb Jdid Bab Doukkala; 212-24/380-975;ChicRetreats.com; doubles from $240), with five antiques-filled suites and a roof t...
ASIAHua Hin, Thailand Like much of the sea pine–dotted coast within a few hours of Bangkok, Hua Hin started out as a little-known village where the only commuting involved the local fishermen sailing to and fro. Its popularity has grown e...
As cities go, seats of government tend to be well-upholstered but stuffy. Who in their right mind would prefer Brasília to Rio, or Ottawa to Montreal?So when I returned to Morocco recently after a few years' absence, I was, I confess, disa...
It seemed simple: beat the bitter March temperatures—and my jet lag—by visiting the Finnish sauna at the luxurious Hotel Kamp in Helsinki. Just when I felt myself begin to relax, two naked men opened the glass door and stood staring at me, seeming...