Category: Marrakech

The Perfect Pastilla


“Coloured cottons hang in the air, Charming cobras in the square, Striped djellebas we can wear at home well, Let me hear you now…” – Marrakech Express (Crosby, Stills & Nash)     Few places have as an immediate impact...

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Meet me in Marrakech


Marrakech is a theme park for the senses.     Goats heads, tongues and brains displayed artfully to my left; mounds of snails simmering to my right; ahead a trailer almost capsizing with the weight of dates, almond and dried...

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Dinner in Marrakech at Bleu d’Orange, Four Seasons

Bleu d

  At the end of an opulent walkway flanked by ancient olive trees and sumptuous palms, Bleu d’Orange, Four Seasons Marrakech’s newest culinary addition, is a sight to behold. As the sun sets over the Red City, the restaurant and...

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Events in the run-up to Christmas and into the New Year

See London

                Marrakech Film Festival            London’s Christmas lights           Cheltenham Races, UK 2 – 10 December                        ...

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Luxury Holidays for the Whole Family

Rocksure Collection villa

Multigenerational travel is on the rise and is in fact one of the biggest travel trends of 2011 according to Virtuoso. I know my family is very keen on travelling together, especially lately. There are definitely some challenges as it...

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A new Magical Medina in Marrakech

Private residence living room

While the likes of Sofitel, Es Saadi and Mandarin Oriental have had a presence for some time, the question of any hotel junkie has been, why had Four Seasons not already opened in Marrakech? Because, until now, they hadn’t found what...

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Summer events around the world

JULY June – 27th November                                         54th Venice Biennale 1st July – 13th August                                         Music at The Courtyard, 51 Buckingham Gate, London 1st – 9th July                                                      Marrakesh Popular Arts Festival 2nd July                                                             Palio di Siena, Italy 2nd – 24th July                                                    Tour de France 5th...

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Detox Diary

The Dior Institut at The Es Saadi Palace Spa

The renewal of Spring turns the thoughts of many health and beauty experts to detox with a recent report stating: “Spring is an ideal time to give your dietary habits an overhaul.” The main principle of detoxing is to boost your energy levels and...

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