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EL FENN (link) (instagram) Marrakech is a gorgeous city that’s rich in history and culture, and when you visit, you need to find a place to stay that feeds your curiosity and keeps up with your spirit. The El Fenn Hotel is the perfect spot – it’s a luxurious yet laid back hotel that is a sight for sore eyes and takes care of you in every way. I was impressed with all the upholstery and lighting throughout the space. The colors are vivid, bold, and modern and each detail is thoughtful, which probably explains their Mr & Mrs Smith Award for Best Dressed Hotel. Owned by Richard Branson’s sister, El Fenn is conveniently close to ...
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ROYAL MANSOUR (link) (instagram) Marrakech is an imperial city, one of the main four in Morocco, and is one of the busiest cities in Africa. It’s a major economic centre and also a tourist favorite because of the hustle and bustle of the medina and proximity to the mountains. Before arriving to Royal Mansour, I knew that Morocco was famous for it’s amazing views and architecture, but I don’t think anything could have prepared me for the opulence that is this hotel. The Royal Mansour mimics Moroccan royalty and is a luxurious experience that I will remember dearly. Their personal promise is to inspire “happiness, wealth, and p...
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KASBAH BAB OURIKA (link) Our next stop this year is to Morocco, where I got to explore different areas around Marrakech, a former imperial city in western Morocco. The city is home to many palaces, mosques, and gardens, but my first location was to the boutique hotel, Kasbah Bab Ourika. Situated 35 minutes from the Marrakech airport, the hotel is actually located in the Atlas Mountains, which separate the Mediterranean and Atlantic coastlines from the Sahara Desert. When I heard about it’s location, I already knew I would experiencing some amazing views. On the hilltop of the Ourika Valley, you can see down to vast groves of oli...
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