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#1/24
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5
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You can travel to Morocco from the UK or anywhere in Europe without the need to fly. This guide shows you how to do it from London in about two days... read more »
#2/24
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5
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Take a trip to the Tunisian resort of Sousse and you'll find glorious beaches, superb seafood and an historic old city, with the ritzy new marina at Port El Kantaoui just a short ride away... read more »
#3/24
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5
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Destination: Fes
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There's more to Morocco than Marrakech. Fes is largely ignored by British tourists, yet spending a few days here is a fascinating experience, like travelling back in time to the Middle Ages... read more »
#4/24
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5
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Destination: Marrakech
Trip type: Short Break
Marrakech has become a fashionable luxury destination, all boutique riads and fancy Moroccan cuisine. But you can still enjoy it on a budget, just as the hippies who flocked here in the Sixties did... read more »
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Rating:
5
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Destination: Cape Town
Trip type: Short Break
There are two waterfronts in Cape Town, and one is definitely more exciting than the other... read more »
#6/24
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4.5
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Destination: Tangier
Trip type: Short Break
Hire a local guide to help you navigate the medina, sleep in a converted riad, enjoy Tangier cooking at its finest and sample the mint tea in legendary cafés... read more »
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4.5
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Destination: Marrakech
If shopping's your thing, then head to Marrakech, where bartering for a bargain is an ancient art form. You can shop till you drop and then recharge in one of the city’s boutique riads... read more »
#8/24
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If you're a first-time visitor to Marrakech, this guide shows you where to eat and drink, and gives you tips to have a hassle-free time... read more »
#9/24
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4
(1 comment)
The Moroccan city of Marrakesh is a frenzied, fascinating place, where the lives of the locals are played out like street theatre - go now for an incredible experience that will last a lifetime... read more »
#10/24
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4
(1 comment)
Destination: Morocco
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Morocco’s premier surf destination, Tagazhoute is a return to how surfing should be - but with developers eyeing up the coast, it won't stay that way for ever...... read more »
#11/24
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4
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By: Lara
Destination: Marrakech
The magic of the Marrakech Medina lies in its twists and turns. However, there is no need to get lost, simply follow my advice to find the best sights ... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Essaouira
Head to Essaouira, on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, for some laidback beach life and the chance to feel the wind in your sails as you learn the art of kitesurfing... read more »
#13/24
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4
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Destination: Marrakech
Trip type: Short Break
Exotic, beautiful and just four hours’ flight away – what could be better than a magical weekend in Marrakesh?... read more »
#14/24
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3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Agadir
Take a short flight to Agadir from the UK or the rest of Europe and find yourself immersed in a unique culture. The beach is great too!... read more »
#15/24
Rating:
3.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Marrakech
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
If it’s true that Marrakech is mostly known as a mecca for architects and interior design enthusiasts, then it’s time to discover Sidi Ghanem: an up and coming area in the industrial part of the city... read more »
#16/24
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3.5
(2 comments)
By: Lyn Eyb
Destination: Johannesburg, Soweto
South Africa is gearing up for the 2010 FIFA World Cup – and there's lots to do in Johannesburg in between matches... read more »
#17/24
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Cairo, Giza, Egypt
Come face to face with the Sphinx in Giza, climb inside a pyramid, haggle for souvenirs in a souq and dodge the traffic in the 'city of a thousand minarets'. It's all part of the Egypt experience... read more »
#18/24
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Marrakech
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Despite its huge number of visitors, cultural and religious traditions are fiercely preserved in Morocco, even in big centres such as Marrakech ... read more »
#19/24
Rating:
3
(3 comments)
Destination: Marrakech
Often referred to as the Red City because of the imposing rose-hued walls that encircle its ancient medina, Marrakech is an assault on the senses.... read more »
#20/24
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Marrakech
Morocco's spicy city can serve up a short break crammed with colour, culture, caleches and consumer delights... read more »
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