Our tour began with a drive up the coast from the bustling city of Casablanca to the capital city of Rabat where we had the opportunity to visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V which contains his tomb and those of his two sons, King Hassan II and Prince Abdallah. Across from the mausoleum is the Hassan Tower which was designed by Jabir ibn Allah an astronomer and mathematician so also designed the Giralda of Seville. Both towers were inspired by the Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakesh and the site received World Heritage status in 2012 by UNESCO.
Etiquette while dining is an important way to show respect for your host and for those present at the table too. Often times, you can give offense and not even know it because travelers can be unfamiliar with local customs. To help you prepare to be a gracious guest, here is a handy guide to help you navigate dining etiquette wherever you in the world.Continue reading
By: Sara Beth Bowen, Senior Travel Consultant & CTA
The Best of Morocco with Trafalgar was mysterious, alluring and a fantastic trek through old and new. It was cosmopolitan at times, contrasting with simple, indigenous, nomadic Berber culture. Our adventure began upon arrival in Casablanca with a superb Welcome Reception and fabulous Moroccan cuisine at our hotel. There, we met our Trafalgar Tour Director, Xavier, and our Moroccan National Guide, Mo.