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A Gorgeous Moroccan Reunion | Guest Review

Suki had come on our Turkey Travel Experience just 7 months earlier when she and her dear college friend Santana, who lives in Australia, decided to “meet up” in Morocco for our Morocco Travel Experience. What an incredible thing to witness – friends from long ago reuniting in...

5 Things I love about Fes | Morocco Destination Highlights

Fes is such an incredible city. It’s got more than 12,000 streets in it’s old medina and is oozing with so much cultural and color. Staying here for at least a few days is a MUST when in Morocco. One thing I love about Fes, is the food souk, where the locals shop. Fresh fruits...

Ourika Valley & the Atlas Mountains | Guest Review

DayTrips – we offer them through out Morocco and soon, the Philippines. In May, Lani & Noah, spent part of the honeymoon in Marrakech and did a Follow Your Heart DayTrip out of Marrakech to the Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains. Here is Lani’s account of their...

Moroccan Mint Tea || Morocco Real Travel Experience

I had knows some of this “moroccan mint tea” before I first visited Morocco. But not enough to truly value it like I do now. Some history: Maghrebi mint tea (or in Berber: Atay), also known as Moroccan, Bedouin, Algerian, Tunisian, or Libyan mint tea, is a green tea...

Gnaoua Music || Morocco Travel Experience

One of the days we went wandering the Sahara Desert, we stopped at Dar Gnaoua. It is located in Ramlia village near Merzouga, an interesting village on the edge of the dunes has the curiosity of its habitants being all descendents from sub-Saharian people that long ago crossed...

Adhan – The Call to Prayer || Little Things I Love About

It’s probably one of the most beautiful things I have heard. I first heard it when I was walking in Istanbul. Suddenly the Call to Prayer, or Adhan, came through speakers from all over and it literally stopped me in my steps. I will always remember that. (Click the photo...

A Cooking Lesson in Marrakech || Morocco Travel Experience

If anyone knows me at all, they know I do not excel in the cooking department. 🙂 However, some of my guests love to learn some local cooking techniques and recipes so I decided to try my hand at Moroccan cooking when we were last in Morocco in May. Youssef, our Morocco team,...

Follow Your Heart to Morocco by Santana || Guest Review

One of my past guests, Suki, who has been to Turkey and then Morocco, invited a friend she had not seen for about 20 years, to experience Morocco with her. How cool is that? The first time you see each other is in Morocco?! It was so fun to watch them reconnect as we began our...

Berber Pizza in the Sahara Desert || Real Travel Experiences

We had been told that eating Berber pizza, or medfouna, in the desert was a must our FYH Morocco Team, Youssef, made sure of that. He took us to Cafe Nora Restaurant, which is well-known in the area. The buildings in the area are the same color as the desert, so if you...

Ait Ben Haddou – Ouarzazate | Morocco Destination Highlights

You have MOST probably seen Ait Ben Haddou, UNESCO World Heritage site, and you don’t even know it! Have you seen the movies Jewel of the Nile, The Last Temptation of Christ, Lawrence of Arabia or Gladiator? What about the series Games of Thrones? They have all used some...
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