Ancient Tangier, Tangier circa 1930.

I took an image of this map, which was displayed at at art exhibit here in Tangier. It shows what the city of Tangier looked like when only a few thousand people lived here. Click the image for a full size...

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Things to do on your cruise visit to Tangier

Many of the tourists who visit Tangier each year, arrive by cruise ship. Because they have a package deal, many of them miss some of the best and most fun things in the city! Here are a few DO NOT MISS things to do that your cruise package doesn’t include. (This assumes that you’ve already wandered around the...

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Parcheesi in Tangier Morocco

Although it was invented in India more than a thousand years ago, parcheesi is a popular cafe game in northern Morocco, including Tangier, Tetuan, Chefchaouen, and perhaps the Larache area. Along with dominos, and a card game called “Ronda” parcheesi is prohibited in most classier cafes in Tangier, since it’s...

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Catholic Churches in Tangier

Many tourists are surprised to see that tangier has two large catholic churches. The French catholic church is located next to the Police Station or Comissaria near Place De Nations. The Spanish Catholic Church is located near the Spanish Consulate in Iberia Rondpoint. Tourists expecting to see only minarets are often confused...

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Hiring a Moving Van or Furniture Movers in Morocco.

How do you hire furniture movers or a moving van here in Morocco? It’s pretty simple. You’ll look for a cluster of these small Honda trucks. They are normally 50-80 Dirhams per trip for short trips, but they will often ask for a minimum of 120 DH each way when moving apartments. The driver generally helps you to...

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Is it safe to eat fish in Morocco?

Is it safe to eat fish in Morocco? Tangier offers so many seaside restaurants, including the well known Saveur de Poissons, and this question is well worth asking. I have known some expats who got very sick after eating fish here, and I know others who eat fish here regularly without any trouble at all. Here are some guidelines...

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