Posts Tagged ‘ Morocco ’

Exploring the medina of Marrakech

Aug 12th, 2018 | By

Reza begins the first part of his journey to Marrakesh and the Atlas mountains by exploring Marrakesh’s medina.



An introduction to Fez

Jun 9th, 2018 | By

Reza visits the Moroccan city of Fez to see one of the best preserved medinas in the world.



What’s hot: January 2018

Jan 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Best value destinations

Oct 30th, 2017 | By

If you’re looking to wander frugally or save on a visit to pricier big-hitters, then our list of good-value getaways is the place to start



Where the experts holiday: Matt Earle and Josh Hall, stars of Blade NZ

May 7th, 2017 | By

Pals Josh Hall and Matt Earle recently rollerbladed the length of New Zealand, filming their adventure for a new travel TV series. Here the skating pair share their travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



German and British holiday patterns

Mar 9th, 2017 | By
supermarket holiday brochures

Each German adult and child spent 20 days on average holidaying in 2016. They are the world champions of travel.



Marrakesh – “not new now”

Mar 8th, 2016 | By

Reza visits the Biennale, no- not the one in Venice but the one in Marrakesh which, this year, explores how art is used as a means for cultural resistance.



Changing holiday habits

Feb 12th, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

This year could one that will make long haul destination choices difficult especially as it looks as though holidaymakers are believing in safety first.



Where the experts holiday: Vic Quayle, travel author

Nov 19th, 2015 | By

Vic Quayle – author of Waltzing Matilda Around Australia: Adventure before Dementia – shares his travel highs and lows with Just About About Travel readers



MuchMorocco

Nov 16th, 2015 | By

Morocco was one of the few countries at World Travel Market recently that introduced a new promotional headline.



Travel with children

Oct 24th, 2015 | By
holidays may, just may, get cheaper if APD is removed from under 12's

Having children doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling



Visiting North Africa

Oct 8th, 2015 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

Travelzoo says that three out of four British holidaymakers are actively avoiding Islamic countries following recent acts of terrorism.



Meet me in the mountains of Morocco

Jul 19th, 2015 | By

Anna Maria Espsäter takes a hike, drinks some strong brews (mint tea) and gets a much-needed scrubbing in northern Africa.



Dakhla: An Oasis in the Desert

Mar 19th, 2015 | By

Natasha finds that Dakhla in the South West of Morocco is an area of the country that is still virtually unscathed by tourism.



More holiday tips

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By

Since I wrote the last tips from tour operators, three more companies have sent lists of suggestions in, Al Fresco, Exsus and On the Beach.



Saturday snippets: 8th November 2014

Nov 8th, 2014 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

Adrian looks at the weather over winter, wonders what our culture secretary does and bemoans the fact that Cornwall doesn’t have a high profile minister like they have in Sheffield.



What’s hot: July 2014

Jun 30th, 2014 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month it’s good news for Marrakech and medical tourism but not bad news for the beleagured Passport Office



Where the experts’ holiday: Richard Harpham, kayaker and adventurer

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

Richard Harpham – one half of the leadership of the Big 5 Kayak Challenge, a small team taking on five distinct and unique expeditions, paddling some of the most challenging water on the planet – talks travel



What’s hot: December 2013

Dec 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Barbados and British Airways are in the headlines for all the right reasons but it’s bad news for residents of Stoke on Trent and Red Sea hoteliers



Where the experts holiday: Jose Pizarro

Jan 11th, 2013 | By

World renowned chef, Jose Pizarro – aka the ‘godfather of Spanish cuisine’ – talks travel



Top tips to help your money go further

Mar 20th, 2012 | By

Here at CD-Traveller towers, we suspect that there are two types of people reading this website. There are those who will look back on Easter and say “that was an eggscellent trip” and there are those who will have laid in bed worrying about the recession. If you fall into the second category, then we have some good news for you! There are plenty of places you can visit this Easter, that don’t require you to remortgage the house



Cooking up memories of Marrakesh

Feb 18th, 2012 | By

Catherine Henderson learns how to make some Morrocan morsels in North Africa’s souk city



Top 10 Valentine’s breaks

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By

Boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have sifted through the schmaltz to find Valentine’s packages that will really set hearts aflutter (and won’t involve soggy petals clogging the plughole). Here are 10 hot properties that offer something a little bit different…



Enjoy suite dreams at Kasbah Tamadot, this autumn

Sep 7th, 2011 | By

Experience the magic of the award winning Kasbah Tamadot – Sir Richard Branson’s Moroccan retreat in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains – and enjoy a free night plus fifty percent off the full board supplement when you book to stay for at least three nights in one of Kasbah Tamadot’s beautiful suites or luxury Berber tented suites. Rates start from €1,480.00 per room for 3 nights (based on two people sharing a superior suite) and include all meals. What makes this deal especially suite?!
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The Holiday Booking Rush Begins

Jul 12th, 2011 | By

It looks as though those of us who haven’t booked holidays are finally getting around to it. Over the weekend, travel agents that we’ve spoken to saw more customers than they expected. Last minute bookings seem to be the theme this year again.



Best Holiday Bargains?

Apr 15th, 2011 | By

At present, probably the best holiday bargains are to be found in either Tunisia or Egypt. Other Middle Eastern and North African countries like Yemen, Syria, Algeria don’t attract many British visitors. Jordan has been at pains to point out that they are open for business as has Oman which had a bumper tourism year in 2010. Morocco has been visited by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall which suggests all is quiet and safe. But are you encouraged to holiday there? Do the deals tempt you?



Holiday Choices for 2011

Feb 21st, 2011 | By

Back last autumn you would probably expect that Egypt and maybe Tunisia would have been hot spots for tourist bookings this year. After the removal of the Tunisian president in January, it was to be expected that there would be a downturn in bookings at least until things had stabilised. The same could be said about Egypt. But as the disruption continues in North Africa and the Middle East, will, tourists be deterred from going to the whole area?



The Album: January 2011

Jan 9th, 2011 | By

CD Traveller reader, Emilie Scholey, takes us on a tour of her five favourite destinations