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British Moroccan Society – AGM The Travellers Club, Pall Mall, London

October 14, 2011


Yesterday evening was significant in the calendar of the British Moroccan Society. The annual AMG was held at the prestigious Travellers Club, 106 Pall Mall, London. The turnout was the best in the Societies history; not an empty seat, indeed, standing room required.  Attendees included Honorary Presidents; Lord Newell DL and Joe Gaggero CBE alongside […]

Making a SPLASH – in Morocco

October 11, 2011


For many years Andy Robertson and his team have been serving adrenalin junkies with a menu of wet and wild adventures in the Scottish Highlands. But can they repeat this experience in Marrakech? We sent our Editor to find out. “I had known about Andy Robertson’s Splash Adventure Activities for a couple of years and […]

The Gadget Show – Visits Morocco

October 10, 2011


The Gadget Show is a British television series focusing on technology and is broadcast on Channel 5. The show previews and reviews the latest gadgets, and broadcasts the latest technology news. The show is aimed at giving the mass consumer an insight into the gadget world and in addition, it aims to give enough information […]

YOGA at Laksiba: The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live……

June 15, 2011


The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live…… Tabitha Dean Yoga: has held several sucessful Yoga Retreats at Riad Laksiba. The May 2011 Yoga Retreat was “over-subscribed” and the forthcoming Yoga Retreats; October 5th, October 19th, October 26th  & November 2nd are filling up fast…. So who is and what happens at a […]

Magic in a strange land – TripAdvisor

June 8, 2011


“Magic in a strange land” Words and photographs by Red B Black TripAdvisor Review 1 June 2011 So, you’ve decided to visit Marrakech and now you’re wondering where to stay. When we started on the same journey, we were looking for somewhere that would be part of the experience, not fastened on to the side […]

Flashpacker – Flashpacking ? Explained

May 29, 2011


What do you want to do? • Explore Morocco the genuine way • Immerse yourself into the culture • Travel with the locals • See the natural & unspoilt beauty of this country • Make the journey part of your holiday • A memorable way to discover a country & its’ people • Get to […]

After Argana – Café Argana, Marrakech: Today

May 27, 2011


Today: Café Argana, the scene of the horrific Marrakech bomb blast on 28th April 2011, received it’s first “make-over”. Water Seller in the Jemaa el Fna pointing out the new Art at Argana Cafe At around 10.00am this morning 6 bespoke Works of  Art were mounted on the tarpaulin scaffold that currently shields Café Argana’s  […]

Inside Out – Art Attack

May 26, 2011


Our Editor finds himself having an  “Art Attack” in Marrakech this week. Enjoying evening soiree’s with International Artists and Patrons of the Arts; a week which coinsides with Simon’s own portrait of Rokia being selected for the socio-political movement INSIDE OUT “Yesterday evening I was a guest at wonderful soiree. The host Vanessa Branson, now nicknamed […]

A Royal Appointment at the Foreign Office

May 20, 2011


Riad Laksiba attends the British Moroccan Society reception at the Foreign Office. Yesterday evening the Middle East and North Africa Directorate (MENA) of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) kindly agreed to host a reception for the British Moroccan Society.  This small gathering, 52 in total, was a tremendous success; the highlight being an address to the  […]

What am I trying to describe? – COMPETITION

May 18, 2011


Here’s a thing… what am I trying to describe. Something I appear to have writers block with…….. Having just spent some time on the telephone with Maggie, a guest of Riad Laksiba; who had enthused so much about her trip to Marrakech and her stay at Riad Laksiba that she felt obliged to telephone directly; […]