Video: Walking through the Souk in Marrakech

Walking through the souk in Marrakech is a chaotic experience and an assault on your senses. An experience like no other, I took a video of what it's like to walk through the maze. Donkey carts manoeuvring, wagons and bikes coming through, tourists haggling with traders, butchers cutting up meat, stalls of figs and fruit, the smell of new leather handbags...Welcome to the sights and sounds of the crazy world that is the souk.

10 Things You Can Buy In a Marrakech Souk

If you don't get lost trying to find it, you can get pretty much anything in the Marrakech souk. From fresh olives, figs and orange juice to the more acquired tastes of sheeps head and snail soup. Leather handbags, shoes, carpets, wooden boxes, tea sets,...

Video: The Kasbah du Toubkal, Morocco

I take a taxi out of Marrakech to the village of Imlil in the Atlas Mountains to see the Kasbah du Toubkal. The Kasbah is a luxury hotel perched in the mountains where Martin Scorsese filmed a scene from his movie about the Dalai Llama....

Morocco: Imlil and the Kasbah du Toubkal

High in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco is a small village of Imlil, popular with tourists who want a base to go on walking tours into the mountains. There are tours to Imlil but the best way to get there on your own is by grand...

Marrakech: A city of Hidden Jewels

If you expect me to begin by spouting some amazing travel guide-like description of Marrakech (or Marrakesh as some people spell it) with lots of superlatives, you'll be mistaken. To be quite frank with you, when I got in a taxi from the airport to the...