Rabat’s Exotic Garden of Bouknadel

Exotic Gardens of Bouknadel in Rabat The Exotic Gardens of Bouknadel are on the main road between Sale and Kenitra. The Gardens feature several acres of manicured greenery, especially vines, palms, and other tropical plants, with special sections like a japanese garden, and a jungle with rope bridges. You’ll need to take...

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Soccer in Rabat: Tickets and Teams

Soccer in Rabat Rabat is host to two major club soccer teams, both in Morocco’s top soccer division. F.A.R. Short for Forces Armees Royales was founded by the previous king, Hassan II. They play at the massive Stade Moulay Abdellah on the Road to Rabat (PICTURED). Rabat’s second major team is F.U.S. or Fath Union...

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Hotels for Mawazine 2011

Mawazine 2011 This coming week, from May 20th through the 28th, is Mawazine, Morocco’s largest music festival. There are nearly a dozen performances each day, featuring bands, and performers from around the world. This year’s head liners are Shakira, Kanye West, Earth Wind Fire, and Lionel Riche. Try checking...

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Cell Phone Choices

It’s easy to use most American cell phones in Rabat, you just need to buy a local SIM card and you’re ready to go. The moroccan cell phone networks all use GSM (900/1800) band, and American phones will work if they are “Quad band”, which many phones are now.  There are three main Cell phone providers,...

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Tour Hassan Gardens

The Tour Hassan Gardens are a beautiful complex of flowers, plants, and fountains in the shadow of the famous Monument. These Gardens are free, and open to the public from morning until sunset. This is a popular spot for morocan couples to visit on a date, and the lush greenery makes it obvious to see why.  The garden grounds...

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Bab Al Hed (Bobblehead) Market, Rabat

Bab Al Hed is one of the noisiest and most crowded markets in Morocco, but it’s also one of the most fun! Wade on in to the mayhem and explore what life in morocco has been like for a thousand years, with people selling everything from Jewelry to Car parts from tiny stalls. Bab al Hed is the main entrance to what’s...

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