One of the hardest flights for me to find reward availability on was this flight on British Airways Marrakech – London. Through some flexible searching, I was able to locate two award seats on Alaska Mileage Plan, eventually connecting onwards to British Airways First Class London Vancouver. How would this North Africa – Europe award redemption rate in terms of features and service? Read on to find out… Review: British Airways Club… Read More

Our trip departing Morocco allowed us the opportunity to test out The Pearl Lounge in the international departures hall of the Marrakech Menara International Airport. To our surprise, the lounge was a nicely appointed place to relax prior to our flight, that was only marked with some wine that was a little warm to our tastes. Read on to see how our visit experience was… Review: The Pearl Lounge, Marrakech Menara International… Read More

Marrakech, Morocco has a tremendous amount of riads and super luxury hotels that compete for indulgence on a world class scale. Sometimes though, you just need a hotel on your way in and out of Marrakech or perhaps something less over the top indulgent. The Le Meridien N’Fis Marrakech comes in perfectly in these circumstances. Read on to see how our experience with this property fared… Review: Le Meridien N’Fis, Marrakech, Morocco… Read More

Travelling by car through Morocco is a unique travel experience. The sheer volume of scenery that can be captured within the boundaries of Morocco is stunning and outstanding. The main challenge is finding time to explore it all in the short travel times you have. We’d drive over five hundred kilometres across the country, taking in large and small towns today. Activity: Overland Travel from Mhamid to Marrakech, Morocco It was departure… Read More

There are a few luxury travel experiences in the world… staying in an overwater villa, travelling in international first class in a long haul flight in a jumbo jet. Adding to this list is experiencing the sand dunes of Africa. There is nothing more interesting than spending time in the desert; the mountains of san, the serenity and the activities all lead to a unique experience that can only be enjoyed in… Read More

At times, the only way to get from one place to another is to take the highway and get there by car. In the case of travel in Morocco, this often means a paved highway nearer the larger cities, and rougher roads more passable by truck in the more rural regions. We would tackle a long and picturesque drive by truck through Morocco allowing a bit of insight into this North African… Read More

It’s pretty unusual to get a wonderful and decadent lunch in the middle of Marrakech Morocco. Today’s excursion was highlighted by a need to see the Aman Jenna Resort, which has been the home to many movies set in exotic locations. We would take a scouting trip to the resort while we enjoyed a terrific lunch. Review: Lunch at Aman Jenna, Marrakech, Morocco Having done all the shopping we’d ever wanted, and… Read More

Marrakech is full of surprises and today’s surprise led us to a pleasant walk around the square, followed by an discovery of the Secret Garden “Le Jardin Secret” in the middle of the walled city. The Secret Garden exists in the middle of the Marrakech walled city and is a neat experience just waiting to be discovered. City Visit: Finding the Secret Garden Outside the Jemma El Fnaa Square, Marrakech, Morocco. We… Read More

The Jemma El – Fnaa Square in Marrakech marks one of the key attractions in Marrakech. The square has been a trading ground for hundreds of years and has consequently, it has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status. We would end up walking through the walled city of Marrakech for our first exploration of this terrific square and a taste of Morocco. City Visit: Walking to Jemaa El Fnaa Square in… Read More

There is nothing more spectacular in Morocco than staying in a traditional riad guest house. When we searched far and wide, we ended up discovering the Anayela Riad. The Anayela Riad is a Member of Design Hotels which is affiated with the Marriot Bonvoy Hotel group. We would end up staying here three nights, which allowed us to earn elite qualifying nights and Marriott Bonvoy points on our stay. If you’re interested… Read More

A great arrivals lounge can greatly assist in the arrival experience when it comes to arriving in any foreign country. I was a little surprised to see an arrivals lounge arriving to Marrakech Menara International Airport given that it typically isn’t an arrival airport for international overseas flights. We would check out this arrival’s experience on our journey through the airport today. Review: Pearl Lounge Arrivals, Marrakech Menara International Terminal One, Marrakech,… Read More

Iberia is a member of One World Alliance and operates from its hub in Madrid, Spain. Iberia’s hub in Madrid and its proximity to North Africa makes it a great way to redeem frequent flier points in order to get into Africa; without the expensive premiums needed for an Africa award redemption. We redeemed British Airways Avios for a short hop from Spain over to Morocco on Iberia Business Class. How did… Read More