Q: What is it? A: The Grand Dame of Marrakech. A few years ago, this old lady had a nose job. Through the facelift he sadly lost much of her genuine grandeur. For that, I’m genuinely sorry. How about ”glittering”, ”opulent” and ”immaculate”? If you are looking for a hotel that seems to be permanently [...]
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Q: What is it? A: Picture for yourself a modern riad – you’ll probably end up with something like this! The driver created a mess for himself… I blame it all on him. While trying to get his car through the narrow, winding streets of the Marrakech medina, he simply got stuck between a stone [...]
Q: What is it? A: A quite traditional but well-managed riad, only an olive’s throw from the royal palace and its nesting storks. And in case you wondered; ‘Cigogne’ is the French name for these big birds. Now, listen class: Cigogne is French. It translates to stork. Location: The rooftop of Dar Les Cigognes. There [...]
Q: What is it? A: The former residence of an Italian artist, discovered by Sir Richard Branson’s mother, bought by her son and converted into a rather luxurious outpost at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains. I always wanted to know what it is like… …to be a globe-trotting billionaire with a preference for [...]