Music in Morocco: The ultimate sonic journey

This article was originally published on National Geographic. From Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains, here’s where to rock the casbah. THIS STORY BEGINS like all good ones do, with a 66-year-old man standing on stage, dressed as a goat. It is late March, and I’ve come to Morocco, in part, to see a rare public performance by... Continue Reading →

Fashion history of the kaftan: Morocco’s traditional dress

This article was originally published on Culture Trip. Worn throughout the world, the kaftan (caftan) has long held a coveted fashion as well as cultural status. However in Morocco it enjoys a special significance. The dress is worn exclusively by women, both as an everyday outfit and haute-couture attire —depending on the material. The Culture... Continue Reading →

8 fun facts about Morocco

This article was originally published on Lazy Travel Blog. The Kingdom of Morocco, also known as the Gateway to Africa, is centuries upon centuries old. With a rich history, a beautiful variety of landscapes, and warm and vibrant culture, it’s a country that can’t be missed. It’s a fascinating place with a little bit of... Continue Reading →

Daniel Boulud’s chicken tagine

This article was originally published on NYT Cooking. Yield: 4 servingsTime: 1 hour 15 minutes Michael Kraus for The New York Times This recipe for an elegant North African stew comes out of the kitchen of Boulud Sud, Daniel Boulud’s sophisticated Mediterranean French restaurant in New York. It is a dish steeped in the flavors... Continue Reading →

9 traditions unique to Morocco

This article was originally published on culture trip. With a population that’s made up of Berbers and Arabs, each ethnic group has contributed to the country’s wealth of rituals, celebrations, and cultural traditions. Since most Moroccans are Muslim, there are influences from Islamic custom, but there are some things you’ll only find in the kingdom.... Continue Reading →

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