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Explore The Ottoman Period Architecture & Ruins at Deir Ezzor, Syria

Located in eastern Syria is the city of Deir Ezzor. The city was established during the Ottoman period with great architecture that can be appreciated. The city finds a perfect setting where it is bounded by the Euphrates River on one side and the other side by a desert.

The Former Capital with Rich history explore the ancient ruins of Ayutthaya, Thailand

Once thought to be one of the most fascinating cities on the face of the earth, Ayutthaya today remains as ruins. It was a sacred city and the former royal capital of Thailand. Ayutthaya helped place the Thai nation among the best empires of Southeast Asia. The city was founded in mid-14th century and is an excellent place for everyone to visit. The city was built on an island at the confluence of three rivers namely the Chao Phraya, the Lopburi and the Pa Sak.

A Lake common to the four countries of Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon - Chad Lake, Central Africa

Located in west-central Africa, Lake Chad is a historically large lake the size of which has varied over centuries. The lake features several small islands and mudbanks. At one point Lake Chad was considered to be one of the largest lakes in the world, but the increasing needs of the surrounding area have depleted this source.

Malaysian Chicken Satay - 3.0 out of 5 based on 3 votes

Chicken Satay is one of the most common starters in South East Asia. It is sometimes called the cousin of Kebab due to the similarity in preperations namely the use of spices, marination and baRbebecuing. Thanks to the spice route. There are slight variationas across countries like the Indonesian Satay has a sweeter overtone, while the Thai satay is less sweet. This recipe here is Malaysian Chicken Satay recipe with Peanut sauce. The 2 pair together very well complimenting each other.

Relax and enjoy your holiday syrrounded by nature & beaches at Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

Las Terrenas has come a long way from being a fishing village to becoming a sophisticated town. With fashionable people walking around the streets and lots of wonderful places to visit, Las Terrenas is a great place to relax. The town is the main base for travellers to the Samana Peninsula in the Dominican Republic.

Explore the Ancient Ruins of Queen Zenobia - Halabiye, Syria

History of the site

Located close to the city of Dier Ezzor in Syria is the archaeological site of Halabiye. Initially named after Queen Zenobia, Halabiye was fortified in the 3rd century and later refortified by the Romans in 273. The entire site of Halabiye spans over an area of 30 acres and is protected by strong city walls and also features a citadel that sits atop a hill.

Relax and Unwind with the Sun, Sand & the Sea at the Best Beach Destination - Hua Hin, Thailand

A beautiful seaside resort, Hua Hin is located on the western shore of the Gulf of Siam. The town is close to historical as well as cultural attractions and gives access to beautiful and unspoilt coastline. The town was originally a fishing port and has come a long way to become one of the best resort destinations in the country.

Exolore and Enjoy the Capital city Canberra, Australia.

 The capital of Australia and one of the most prominent cities in the country, Canberra is located in the Australian Capital Territory. The city is located between Sydney and Melbourne and features some wonderful modern architecture, excellent attractions and several museums.

 Soak the history of the 11th Century Crusaders Castle - Krak de Chaveliers at Syria

About the Castle

A UNESCO World Heritage Site in Syria, the Krak des Chevaliers is considered as one of the finest crusader castles. This stone castle is located on a hilltop and overlooks a fertile valley. The castle spreads over 2.5 hectares and was initially inhabited in the 11th century by the Kurds. The castle is located east of the port city of Tartus.

Relax with the forces of nature at Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

Located in Central Thailand at the convergence of the Kwai Noi and Kwai Yai rivers is the beautiful city of Kanchanaburi. If you are looking to enjoy the sun, natural beauty and stunning waterfalls, Kanchanaburi is the perfect destination.

  • Morocco Overview

    The birth country of Ibn Battuta, Morocco is a mesmerizing place to visit located in North Africa. The Islamic expansion in the country began in the seventh century and since then Morocco has seen a lot of changes at the political end. Predominantly a Muslim country, Morocco is a beautiful…
  • Tangier Morocco

    The hometown of Ibn Battuta, Tangier is located in northern Morocco at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean meet. The acclaimed traveler was born to a Berber Muslim family in 1304 and set out on his journey from Tangier in 1325.…
  • The Ancient Walled City - Fez, Morocco

    Famously known as the ancient walled city, Fez is often compared to Jerusalem. The medieval capital of Morocco, Fez is where Ibn Battuta returned to in 1349 after Hajj. He then left Fez again to visit the lands of Niger across the Sahara Desert. The city was founded in 790…
  • The Ruins of a Charming City - Sijilmasa, Morocco

    Ibn Battuta set out in the autumn of 1351, leaving Fez and traveling across the High Atlas Mountains, to arrive at Sijilmasa. The city was located in present day southeastern Morocco, the ruins of which can be found along the river Ziz in the Tafilalt oasis. The city served as…
  • Couscous, Souks & the Hillside - Visit Taza, Morocco

    A seemingly sleepy city, Taza is an interesting stopover. After departing from Sardinia, Ibn Battuta traveled across Tenes, Tlemcen before reaching Taza in Morocco. This lovely hillside city is located in the northern part of Morocco and is about 120Km from Fez.

  • Travel to Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes

    Adventure Time at the Sahara Dessert with Sand Adventure at Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes, Morocco Located close to the Algerian border towards the south east of Morocco are the Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes. The unusual natural formation and the plateau with black stones appeal visitors. The dunes can easily be visited…
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Morocco Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Rabat

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Casablanca

GEOGRAPHY

A mountainous North African country sharing boarders with Algeria, Mauritania and Spain Morocco owns a land area of 446,550km² and a coastline closer to 1835 km's.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 32.5 Million. Muslims account for about 99% of the population.

CLIMATE

At morocco Temperature ranges based on the season, Summer average will be around 38°C (100.4°F) While winter average temperature will come down to 21°C (69.8°F). In mountainous areas like Atlas range tend to have minus values throughout most of the year. Northern Morocco experience Rain and a wet season during winter while certain areas at south will be cold and dry.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Arabic and Amazigh are the two official languages. French ,Spanish and Engllish are considerd the main foreign languages.

LOCAL TIME

GMT +0:00

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
General: 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM

HOLIDAYS
New year's Day : January 1st
Proclamation of Independence : January 11th
Labour Day : May 1st
Enthronement : July 30th
Qued Ed-Dahab Day : Augest 14th
Revolution of the king and the people : Augest 20th
Green March : November 6th
Independence Day : November 18th

Based on the lunar calandar:
Muharram 1st
Birth of the Prophet  Muhammad
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha

CURRENCY

Moroccan Dirham

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 117
Medical/Fire: 15

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