It boasts so many colourful spices, bazaars, textiles and landscapes; it arguably makes any Aussie town look a little bland.
Wandering through Djemaa el Fna in Marrakech is an assault on the senses. There’s a blanket of thick smoke in the air from food stalls, clanging instrumentalists and street performers and adjoining bazaars over-stocked with local handicrafts and ‘genuine fake’ designer watches and hand bags.
Escaping the madness of Marrakech, there’s so much more cultural and geographic diversity to explore – from indigenous Berber culture, camel rides and Sahara Desert camping to coastal chills in Essaouira and surfing in Casablanca.
The royal city of Fes is also a notable highlight with its Insta-worthy mosques, stinky leather tanneries and so much tagine it will be coming out of your ears.
For a taster of Morocco’s spicy culture, Travel Talk offers 8-10 day Morocco tours from £249 per person.
Accommodation is double/twin share 4-star hotels (with the exception of Desert camping in Bedouin tents) plus transportation, airport transfers, some meals/activities and experienced local tour guide included.