North Africa

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Insider Guide to Essaouira

Insider Guide to Essaouira, Morocco

In this Insider guide to Essaouira, Michael Edwards heads to the lesser-trod paths of Essaouira to explore another side of Morrocco.

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Le Jardin des Douars

Le Jardin des Douars, Essaouira, Morocco

Where do you go when Cannes is too chilly, and you have tired of Nice? Michael Edwards checks out Essaouira’s Le Jardin des Douars.

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Kasbah Hotel Xaluca, Errachidia, Morocco

Solange Hando discovers the Kasbah Hotel Xaluca, a unique hotel at the doorway to the Sahara.

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Insider guide to Marrakech, Morocco

Reza Amirinia returns to Marrakech, to give us his highlights pick of where to go and what to do.

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Riad Spice, Marrakech

Michael Edwards visits Riad Spice in the heart of Marrakech’s historic souk. Another memorable addition to the riads owned by English couple Lucie and Mike Wood.

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Anantara Tozeur Resort, Tunisia

The Anantara Tozeur Resort was the perfect bolthole, a luxury remote getaway on the edge of the mystical empty Sahara, far removed from the encroaching coronavirus in Europe.

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