What is a Moroccan Riad?

    A riad (Arabic: رياض‎) is a traditional Moroccan house with an interior garden or courtyard. The word riad comes from the Arabian term for garden, “ryad”. The riads were inward focused, which allowed for family privacy and protection from the weather in Morocco. This inward focus was expressed in the central location of most of the interior gardens … Read More

Best Hotels in Tangier, Morocco

Now that I’ve lived in Tangier for over a year, here are my two favorites: 1. La Tangerina La Tangerina is an elegant, beautiful, friendly, and clean. This Riad is located on the ramparts of the Kasbah section of the Old Medina, with fantastic views of the strait and downtown Tangier. This neighborhood is generally quite safe, especially during the day. If … Read More