Morocco, though considered in the west, has its own cultural values and norms apart from the West. What may be OK to do on the beach in Spain may actually be illegal just forty-five minutes south in Morocco. If you know one thing about Morocco, you probably know that it is a Muslim country, or perhaps, you know it’s an Arab country. Given this, there are certain ways to behave especially in public in the country where Allah watches all. If you’re planning a Morocco trip with a local travel agency and your itinerary has you venturing through city and village alike, keep in mind these simple rules of etiquette. (more…)
Favorite Morocco Guidebooks
Written and photographed by JBT Director, Lucas Peters, the 2nd edition of Moon Morocco is a detailed, full-colored country guidebook. Guaranteed to inspire travel lust, this edition is a wonderful companion for you while you’re in the planning stages or already in-country.
The 1st edition of Marrakesh & Beyond is a handy pocket-sized traveler. A complimentary guidebook to Moon Morocco, this guide dives deeper into the mysterious souks of the famed “Red City.” With a detailed shopping guide, handy fold-out map, and itineraries for day-tripping from Marrakesh, Lucas brings us another great resource for Morocco!