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, by Julia Earle-Levine (NY Mag, 11/29/12)
Enjoy the high life without breaking the bank.
, by Charly Wilder (New York Times, 12/23/10)
Bargains, bars, and baths. Start Friday night haggling in the souk and end with a Sunday morning visit to a hamman.
, by Alison Bing (BBC Travel, 10/13/10)
Let the kids run wild through the city’s labyrinth, or keep them entertained with a camel ride.
, by Maura Egan (T Magazine, 9/20/10)
From dawn to dusk around town. Also check out , , and on more places to sleep, shop, and eat.
, by Richard Alleman (Travel + Leisure, May 2010)
How the city has grown in the last four decades, highlighting places to stay, shop, and eat around the city.
The actress shares her favorite hotels, restaurants, and shopping in the medina.
, by Shyama Patel (NY Mag, Winter 2002)
A three-day trip that starts with a night at the Marrakesh riad and a drive to Fez via Ouarzazate.
The Brit celebrity chef navigates the stalls and markets of the medina.
FOOD & DRINK
, by Kerry Christiani (BBC Travel, 5/30/12)
There are many schools in Marrakech to teach you how to work your tagine. With a focus on Berber cuisine.
(Legal Nomads, 11/8/11)
A closer look at the clay pot and the variety of dishes you can find (or learn how to cook yourself) in Morocco.
, by Antonia Quirke (BA High life, April 2011)
Explore Marrakech’s food scene from the main stalls in Djemaa-el-fna to the small alleyways with one of Morocco’s top chefs, Hamza Harrak.
, by Ann Abel (Tablet, May 2012)
Some basic rules to keep in mind when navigating the markets.
, by Aoife O’Riordain (BA High life, February 2011)
A quick guide on where to shop from the center of the city to the out-of-town Sidi Ghanem.
SITES & CULTURE
, by Tahir Shah (The Guardian, 5/25/12)
Escape from the city to Tafraoute, where you can enjoy hassle-free shopping and a home-cooked meal.
, by Colleen Clark (BBC Travel, 08/08/11)
Modern alternatives to the traditional (and sometimes intimidating) hamman.
, by Joshua David Stein (05/17/10)
One in a series of a five-point Weekend Escape Plan, on Marrakech’s spas and bathhouses.
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