• A Humble Guide to the Souk Negotiation Experience

    NEGOTIATION: HOW TO DO IT WITH PURPOSE AND GRACE Western culture teaches us that negotiation is not considered “nice”. Now you’re preparing for your trip to Morocco. You’re excited from all the colourful images of the majestic dunes in the Sahara desert. The ever-changing landscapes, the lush vegetation on the Atlas and Rif mountains, glorious […]

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  • Moroccan Carpets: How to chose and take care of them

    OBSESSION WITH MOROCCAN CARPETS A worldwide obsession for Moroccan carpets is evident, and so is Linda’s passion for the subject. Carpets are present in our daily routines as visual inspiration, as for most of those who came to visit Morocco and bought one. I remember my mum being smart and putting our Turkish carpets out on the […]

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  • Your Tour: Through Moroccan Carpets & the Art of Recycling

    Recycling – An Ethical Choice North African decor and Moroccan carpets are famous all over the world. But what’s not obvious to the eyes of most is the peculiar features of the objects that make them recognisable. Would you say that those objects are not only unique but ethically friendly? From the north to the south […]

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  • Marrakech Itinerary in 36hrs

    Marrakech Itinerary in 36hrs Just beyond the cusp of Western civilization lies Marrakech, an old-world city overflowing with an enchanting display of scents, flavours, artistry, and design. Visit Morocco’s cultural powerhouse and get lost in the labyrinth of the walled medina, get heckled by leathery shopkeepers, fork over money to photograph snake charmers, and be […]

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  • Khamlia Gnawa – A Little Desert Village with a Big Story

    The Gnawa / Gnaoua Village in the Sahara Who are Gnawa? For centuries black Africans from the Gnawa tribe, originating from sub-Saharan countries such as The Sudan, Mali and Niger, were forcibly moved from their homelands across the Sahara to Morocco as part of the worldwide slave trade. Shackled in chains as they crossed the […]

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  • My Moorish Masterchef Classes

    Which Moroccan Cooking Class? “People who love to eat are always the best people”, claimed Julia Childs, and I heartily agree. Most of my best friendships centre around a love of sharing good food and some of my happiest life decisions have been dictated by food. I studied French and Italian at university, because imagine the deliciousness of that […]

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  • How to keep the dream alive – Morocco revisited!

    Morocco Revisited It’s Sahara Time! I am writing this on my favourite (or one of my many favourite) sand dunes, having just enjoyed the most scrumptious array of salads and spiced coffee at Youssef’s Café Sahara Time – a tasteful collection of colourful cushions and wicker lamps amongst the pinky-orange dunes near Merzouga. This marks […]

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  • How A Couple From Scotland Struck Oil In Morocco

    Morocco Gold Single Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil From Morocco Historically, Morocco has been an olive growing nation since Roman times. Morocco Gold Olive Oil comes from an area with a unique micro-climate producing ideal conditions for olive growing. Morocco Gold is as pure as the Atlas snow, with nothing added or taken away. Handpicked and naturally […]

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  • How Morocco put us into a coma!

    How Morocco put us into a coma! Blog by Gylfi Tryggvason from Iceland Four Day Desert Trip in Morocco Our trip with So Morocco began on a nice Wednesday morning when Ali, our Berber guide for the next four days, knocked on our riad’s door. We opened the door and saw the biggest smile we have […]

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  • How to Train Your Camel – Part 3

    How to Train Your Camel – Part 3 by Mohamad El Gasmi – Nomad Author. The Patience of a Nomad We can’t talk about the desert without talking about camel, and we can’t talk about camel without talking about the desert, they are very interconnected entities in the world of nomads. That is to say, […]

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  • 12 steps to the most perfect Moroccan tea.

    Moroccan tea Written by Tayeb Lmoudn The memory of Moroccan tea lingers long after you return home from your holiday. But, like a tagine, it’s not that easy to re-create – until now! Tayeb makes it possible with; The Ultimate 12 Steps to Perfect Moroccan Tea. When you hear that, expect to see green gunpowder tea, […]

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  • How to Train Your Camel – Part 2

    How to Train Your Camel – Part 2 by Mohamad El Gasmi – Nomad Author. Camels – one of the very few animals that have adapted to desert difficulties which is a miracle on a land of loss, on a land whereabouts everything looks the same. So this lesson is about camels themselves and their […]

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  • Marrakesh Medina Explained

    What is a Medina? Marrakesh Medina was founded in 1070 by the Almoravid dynasty. Its architecture is unique and special. For that, UNESCO declared it in 1995, as part of the world heritage.  Like all old cities, Marrakech medina was built around a wall that had different strategic gates to protect it from any eventual intruders. […]

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  • How to Train Your Camel

    How to Train Your Camel by Mohamad El Gasmi – Nomad Author The only thing we’ve been told or we learned in books is that the desert is a dry area.  Whereabouts the rain is rare, and the atmosphere is hot, nobody dare to stay in it for long time because living can be hard on the […]

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  • Authentic Morocco – So Distinctive – So Stimulating – So Morocco

    Authentic Morocco So Distinctive – So Stimulating – So Morocco Donna and Rob travelled with us this year. Looking for authentic Morocco and more traveller than tourist, they usually opt for independent travel but decided a private tour with So Morocco was the right choice for them. Authentic Morocco Morocco is everything you’ve read about…and […]

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  • Our Goal Was To Find The Perfect Moroccan Tour Company – and we did!

    Lauren and Darrick had a goal – to find the perfect Moroccan Tour Company. They chose So Morocco and this is what they had to say about their decision. A So Morocco Question & Answer session with Lauren Lee & Darrick Chin  Q. Have you been to Morocco before? A. It was our first trip […]

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  • Two Minute Video Tour of Morocco – Marrakech to the Desert.

    Video Tour of Morocco – From Marrakech to The Desert. Watch here! ↓ These beautiful clients from Iceland, produced a turbo, two minute Video Tour of Morocco featuring their So Morocco Desert Tour. They chose a tour which took them from Marrakech to the desert. For a few days they explored Marrakech, then set of […]

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  • Want your last minute trip to Morocco to be sensational?

    Our Last Minute Desert Tour We booked a last minute Desert Tour of Morocco through So Morocco just a few days before and couldn’t have made a better decision. If you are pondering, give the team at So Morocco a call! You won’t regret it. Desert Tour Day 1 Flying into Marrakech we see the […]

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  • So Morocco Road Trip – this is the ultimate way to see Morocco!

    Our Morocco Road Trip   Morocco Road Trip -Summary We had a fabulous holiday on our first tour of Morocco expertly organised by Linda and her team.  It was more of a road trip covering over 1000 miles during the 9 days with a different stop every night and all the accommodations (with one slight […]

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  • How we escaped the winter at a desert camp in Morocco

    VISIT MOROCCO – Winter at a Desert Camp Are you day dreaming about a winter holiday at a desert camp in the amazing Morocco? If so, I would like to tell you this: Absolutely go for it! Book your ticket now and don’t look back. Start planning your itinerary and count down the days until you […]

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  • Conquer Your Fear & Find Your Adventure

    Morocco Desert Tour Blog Conquer Your Fear and Find Your Adventure by Amy Wysong Our world today is much different than it used to be. I constantly hear stories about how times used to be simpler. People weren’t worried about airport bombings or getting mugged while walking through the streets. So naturally when I told […]

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  • A to Z of Morocco

    A Ten Day Tour of Morocco Guest post by Sue Vine – After travelling Morocco with So Morocco, I was inspired to write an A-Z of all that we saw. It was the trip of a life time and I can’t believe how much we did over our 2000km journey. A  – Asilah – Our final destination, […]

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  • Morocco – Guided Tour or DIY?

    Morocco Guided Tour or DIY? A couple travelling with us on a customised 9 day Tour of Morocco, talk about their experience. Q – Why did your choose to book with So Morocco? A – You were the first tour operator I contacted and you were so easy to communicate with and managed everything out […]

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  • The remarkable survival of Gnaoua Music

    Gnaoua Music Festival – Essaouira A So Morocco Interview – Jane Loveless, the founder of The Gnaoua World Music Festival If you want to take an ancient African music and culture, threatened by extinction, and preserve it intact – you might expect to be blocked each step of the way by fear and prejudice of […]

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  • Which Morocco Tour Operator?

    Which Morocco Tour Operator? Two friends travelling with us on a customised 1 week Tour of Morocco, explained why they chose So Morocco. Q – How did you find us? A – You were on the 1st pages of Google and as the only small company amongst the huge ones, we were intrigued. Q – […]

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  • Our Morocco Tour – A Customer Story

    Our Morocco Tour A Feast For The Senses Read “Why we chose to do our Tour of Morocco with So Morocco” here. As soon as we stepped off the plane onto the tarmac at Marrakech airport, our skin was hit with the dry Saharan warm air which was quite a contrast from the grey skies of London. We […]

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  • A Customer Story – Video

    Happy Customers Blog about their So Morocco Tour. Listen to the adventures of Hannah & Sophie as they toured from Marrakech to the Sahara Desert and then onto the coastal city of Essaouira.  

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  • Is Morocco Safe?

    Is Morocco Safe in 2018? Is Morocco Safe? “Is Morocco safe?” is the question on everybody’s lips. Is it safe to travel to Morocco? Is it safe to bring my family to Morocco? Is it safe to travel solo? Is it safe to travel as a woman? I am often asked “Is Morocco safe?” by […]

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  • 5 Reasons Why You Need to Hug a Donkey in Morocco

    Zen and the art of donkey hugging No 1. Love them or hate them – there is no doubt that too long in Morocco’s cities will leave you feeling frazzled both from the heat and the mayhem. Marrakech is manic, Fes is frenzied and Casablanca is chaotic. All of Morocco’s cities are stunningly beautiful and heart-breakingly […]

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  • 7 Things You Need To Know About Morocco

    Important information about Morocco No. 1. Let’s face it, the UK is probably sinking and you’ll never want to return to our soggy summers after you discover that whatever climate you desire, you can find it in Morocco. It’s one of the only countries in the world where you can wake up on a deserted […]

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