Moroccan Countryside Retreats

A drive through the unspoiled countryside outside Marrakech brings you to abandoned citadels, crumbling villages and two wonderful hotels.

Indelible Memory: Crossing the Tizi n’Tichka Pass

Nothing can quite prepare you for experiencing a full-blown blizzard in Morocco, but that's just what we encountered crossing the Tizi n'Tichka Pass.

Marrakech's Beautiful, Awful Airport: Arrival Strategies

The new Marrakech airport may be visually striking, but it is a terrible experience for travelers, especially those on domestic flights within Morocco.

Best (and Worst) Marrakech Museums

Marrakech plays host to quite a few museums. Here are five worth visiting and one to avoid -- unless you don't mind hordes of tourists jostling selfie sticks.

Evocative Ruins of Morocco

Southeastern Morocco has an unusually dense concentration of ruins -- crumbling houses and ksour. Many will likely not survive the next 50 years.

Moroccan Wine: A Pleasant Surprise

Morocco may forbid drinking in public, but alcohol is not hard to come by in restaurants and hotels. Here's how to wisely choose your Moroccan wines.

Memorable Marrakech Restaurants

Marrakech has no shortage of excellent restaurants in a range of neighborhoods. Here are four options we recommend.

Where to Shop — and Not Shop — in Marrakech

Marrakech ranks among the great shopping cities of the world. Here are 12 shops we visited -- some worthy of recommending and some not.

Letter From the Editor: May 2018

In the May Hideaway Report, we venture to Morocco, where we stayed in one of the world's finest hotels. In contrast, this issue also reports on Lyon, France.

The Moroccan Hammam: What to Expect

After his trip to Morocco, our editor explains the ins and outs of the traditional hammam treatment, including what to expect and how much it will cost.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Morocco

For the May 2018 Hideaway Report, we went from Marrakech to the Sahara. We found three hotels to recommend, one of which was truly remarkable.

Magnificent Marrakech and Its Showpiece Hotel

With one of the finest hotels in the world, evocative architecture, vibrant souks and exotic cuisine, Marrakech checks all the boxes.