Four Seasons Marrakech

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Cheeky and I had previously been staying at the Four Seasons of Casablanca and they kindly lent us Adil, one of their best drivers to escort us in his Audi Quattro A8 for the 243km journey through the Moroccan desert to Marrakech. As a big fan of road trips this could not have been better,... Read more »

Selman Restaurant

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On a warm October day we headed to the beautiful luxury hotel The Selman, on the outskirts of Marrakesh, for sumptuous dining experience. Our chauffeur drove us up to the front door of the spectacular hotel where the Dorman showed us into the lobby where we then glided across the marble floors to the main... Read more »

Farnatchi Spa

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Whilst we were staying at the Riad Farnatchi Cheeky and I were lucky enough to visit the newly opened Farnatchi Spa. Based in the north end of the Medina in Marrakesh, the Spa opened its doors in 2016. The Spa can be entered from the street Souk de Fassi, but it also has direct access... Read more »

Riad Farnatchi

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Cheeky and I flew into Marrakesh in the late afternoon, our friendly driver Mr. Talbi was ready and waiting for us with a smile. It was a baptism of fire as we were introduced to Marrakesh rush hour on one of the busiest days of the year, the Islamic new year and it seemed that... Read more »

Royal Mansour, Marrakech

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Now it could be said I have somewhat of a soft spot for Chef Yannick Alléno and if you are ever lucky enough to dine at one of his restaurants you will see why. Having eaten at his 3 Michelin restaurant Le Meurice and the sister restaurant Le Dali in Paris I knew that dining... Read more »

Royal Mansour

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Morocco is a mythical ancient country with a wealth of history, an eclectic population and architectural delights from grand palaces to the bazaars of the Medina.  In the northwest of Morocco lies Marrakech, Morocco’s third largest city and most important former imperial city in the history of this country. Like many Moroccan cities, Marrakesh comprises... Read more »