Monday, 23 March 2015

Chefchaouen - The Beautiful Blue City of Morocco

Chefchaouen/ Chaouen (شفشاون/الشاون‎) is a Blue City in North-West Morocco, in the Rif Mountains, and is quite possibly the most magical place I have ever been.

Chefchaouen/ Chaouen (شفشاون/الشاون‎)

I had seen photos of the place on Instagram, and had to visit. I did my research, and booked a day excursion - it cost the equivalent of around £80 for the two of us, this included private car (driver, and petrol), and a tour guide upon arrival at the City. 

Our driver picked us up at 8am sharp from the hotel, and we arrived in Chefchaouen at around 11.30am, where our tour guide greeted us. I immediately felt relaxed, the City was so quiet compared to Fes - the sound of fresh water rushing down the stream and little else could be heard. 

waterfall Chefchaouen maroc

chefchaouen blue city morocco

We meandered through the beautiful blue streets, our guide even pointed out the must-have spots to snap some great photos as we heard about the history of the City, and visited some of the extremely talented local craftsmen.

Chefchaouen/ Chaouen loom textiles


Sunday, 22 March 2015

Fes, Morocco | Fez, Maroc - By Rail

It's been a few years, but I'm back in beautiful Morocco - and this time I'm starting my trip in Fes (Fez). I decided to begin my journey in Fes for several reasons...
- Last time I was in Morocco, the locals of Marrakech told me to visit there
- The flights were very cheap, I guess it's not as much of a tourist go-to as Marrakech

ibn Danan Synagogue rooftop fes morocco

Fes Palace, Morocco, Marac

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Simple Skincare Haul #AboutFace

Dry, dull, sore. This harsh cold and windy weather is playing absolute havoc with my sensitive skin bringing me out in blemishes and dry peeling patches so I was in desperate need of some quick fixes, which is where the  #AboutFace campaign from Simple skincare came to my rescue...

My latest Simple skincare includes; kind to eyes - soothing eye balm, kind to skin - soothing facial toner, kind to skin - smoothing facial scrub, and kind to skin + brightening - eye makeup remover pads.

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