Next stop on our virtual tour of Morocco is the breathtaking Sahara Desert! 🐪 . . From sunset camel rides, to stargazing among the dunes and sunrise sandboarding— the desert is an experience you won’t want to miss!
Happy Wednesday from the scenic streets of Rabat! 🌴 . Chefchaouen is commonly known as the Blue City, but those picturesque blue alleyways can also be found in Morocco’s capital city to add a splash of color to your visit!
The Roman Ruins of Volubilis offer a fascinating glimpse into preserved history! . . . The @unescoworldheritage Site holds mosaics, intricate city-layouts, and striking building techniques preserved from as early as the 3rd Century BC, making Volubilis a must-see for any history or architecture buff!
Is the urge to travel knocking at your 🚪? . . Morocco has begun its gradual reopening process, and while flights continue to be paused for now, we’re excited about this next step and can’t wait to welcome guests in the hopefully near future!
There’s nothing more warm and welcoming than a freshly poured glass of tea! You’re sure to enjoy countless glasses of Moroccan mint tea, or Atay, as you journey throughout Morocco 🌱 . . . Thanks @jgleisch for the stunning photo!
Today we’re spotlighting Oussama, one of EM’s amazing Operations Coordinators! Oussama is passionate about working with new and old partners and loves receiving cheerful feedback from clients about their experiences in Morocco. His favorite part of EM is the family atmosphere among the team and the ability to collaborate between all departments. . . . Oussama is a native of Essaouira and also considers the coastal city his favorite for its uniquely peaceful atmosphere, feelings of coexistence among its people, and the stories you can find within each wall, home, and street throughout Essaouira.
Have you been keeping up with our newsletter’s featured Moroccan word of the month? . . . Last month’s word was Arrabii, meaning spring! Spring in Morocco offers some of the year’s most temperate weather, blooming nature, and stunning views. . . While photos of spring in Morocco will have to suffice for now, we’re already looking forward to when we’ll be able to welcome guests for future arrabii seasons to enjoy this time of year to the fullest in person.
The drive to the Sahara desert is a long one, but with stops along the way that are this vibrant and colorful—we might even wish it was longer! 🌈
Zellige is the mosaic tile work that is detailed and chiseled into geometric patterns. From floors, pillars, walls, tables, ceilings, pools and more, zellige is a staple in classic Moroccan art and architecture ❇️✳️❇️