Episodes

November 15, 2022

"Every Part of it was Breathtaking." Morocco in 11 Days - Ep. 22

Cierra & Dan McPherson had a tall order for Destination Morocco when they got in touch with Azdean, looking to travel to Morocco just a short time later. They wanted to see as much of the country as possible, but over just 11...

November 01, 2022

"Never in My Life Have I Experienced So Much Genuine Hospitality" - Ep. 21

Moroccans are known for their generous, welcoming hospitality, and their instinct for making visitors feel at home. Traveler and podcast listener Pablo Juarez is here today to confirm this, having just returned from Morocco s...

October 15, 2022

Travelling to Morocco in Winter - Ep. 20

The winter season is soon approaching, but does that mean that travel to Morocco slows right down? What can be expected by visiting in January or February? Azdean and Destination Morocco producer Ted Cragg sit down today to t...

October 01, 2022

Dig Into Genuine Moroccan Dishes in Fès - Ep. 19

It’s time to talk about food! Azdean invites restauranteur Aziz Zgani, owner of Le Patio Bleu in Fès, to explain native Moroccan dishes (and their ingredients!) such as pastilla, special filo pastry, tagine and a beef jerky t...

September 15, 2022

Travelling Solo Through Morocco, with Joanie Conwell - Ep. 18

Joanie Conwell fulfilled a dream in May of 2022, visiting Morocco for two weeks, inspired by the works of Paul Bowles. And she did it as a solo traveller, unaccompanied and through her own planning and research. With a bit of...

September 01, 2022

Top Tips for Traveling to Morocco on a Budget - Ep. 17

Podcast listeners! Destination Morocco is offering a special 8 day guided tour with Azdean, from October 17 to 24, at over $700 off the total price. Click here: 8 Day Morocco Imperial Trip for podcast listeners. Reserve now (...

August 15, 2022

Fan Mail, Info for Travel Agents and a Special Guest! - Ep. 16

It's been a fun and exciting 7 months since we launched our Destination Morocco podcast, and in that time we've enjoyed interacting with listeners, getting your questions and hearing your feedback about the show, and about Mo...

August 01, 2022

"You'll Never Feel as Small as You Do When You're in the Sahara Desert." - Ep. 15

Podcast listeners! Destination Morocco is offering a special 8 day guided tour with Azdean, from October 17 to 24, at over $700 off the total price. Click here: 8 Day Morocco Imperial Trip for podcast listeners. Reserve now (...

July 15, 2022

Maxx Walske's Travel Diary with Destination Morocco - Ep. 14

Podcast listeners! Destination Morocco is offering a special 8 day guided tour with Azdean, from October 17 to 24, at over $700 off the total price. Click here: 8 Day Morocco Imperial Trip for podcast listeners. Reserve now! ...

July 01, 2022

Podcast Listener Angel Nair Shares Her Experience Visiting Morocco - Ep. 13

Angel Nair and her husband travelled to Morocco in May of 2022, their first time in the country, and the Destination Morocco Podcast was a huge help in preparing them for the journey. She joins Azdean today to talk about her ...

June 15, 2022

Tales of Adventure From a Moroccan Tour Director - Ep. 12

Many travellers to Morocco, especially for the first time, place their trip into the care of a certified Tour Director. Someone who will accompany them throughout, make sure things run as smoothly as possible, that they are p...

May 16, 2022

Balloon Rides over Marrakech and Mountains - Ep. 10

There are few activities more evocative and memorable than a hot air balloon ride, no matter where in the world. Drifting up from the earth in the calm of early morning, the sound of birds and breeze interspersed with puffs f...

May 01, 2022

Planning Your Destination Wedding in Morocco - Ep. 9

Siham Nkonda joins us today to share her insight as a wedding and events planner, based out of Marrakech with her company, La Perle Bespoke Events. Morocco is consistently named one of the world's top wedding destinations (Ha...

April 15, 2022

Fès: The Roots of Moroccan Culture

Fès: The original. Where everything started. The first imperial capital, the roots of Moroccan culture, famous for its mixing of religious and cultural heritage. The capital city of Moroccan crafts, from carvings and jeweller...

April 01, 2022

Discover Essaouira, Morocco's Coastal Gem - Ep. 7

Welcome to the stunning oceanside city of Essaouira, located southwest of Casablanca, due west of Marrakesh, and midway down the Atlantic coast of Morocco. In this episode, Azdean welcomes Xavier Panadés, owner of the riad "R...

March 15, 2022

Travel to Morocco during Ramadan - Ep. 6

Come with us on a history and cultural journey, and learn the story and meaning of Ramadan, which in 2022 begins on April 3. If you find yourself travelling in Morocco during Ramadan, what might you expect to see and experien...

March 01, 2022

A Guided Tour Around Morocco - Ep. 5

It may be your first time to Morocco, or you simply may want to cover as much as you can on your trip, in an organized, hassle-free way. Many travellers to Morocco choose a guided tour as the best way to see the country and c...

February 15, 2022

Scams! How to Understand and Avoid Them - Ep. 4

Travellers love Morocco for its exotic appeal, culture, stunning landscapes, distinct cuisine, and for its charms. Yes, these charms can include scams, a regular feature of life as a tourist in Morocco, as elsewhere. And as A...

February 01, 2022

The Highlights of Marrakesh - Ep. 3

Marrakesh is one of the most famous destinations in Morocco, one of the "imperial cities" (one-time capital cities), and a place immortalized in popular culture and romantic images. When you think of a Moroccan city, and anci...

February 01, 2022

An Introduction to Morocco - Ep. 2

Episode 2 - An Introduction to Morocco As we begin our exploration of Morocco, Azdean invites his producer, Ted Cragg, onto the podcast, to chat about what listeners can expect from the show over the coming episodes. Imagine ...

February 01, 2022

A Welcome From Azdean - Ep. 1

Episode 1 - A Welcome from Azdean! Destination Morocco launches its podcast, with an introduction to the show and a greeting from our host, Azdean. Azdean and his family hail from the small village of Telouet, Morocco, about ...

March 31, 2021

Coming Soon: Destination Morocco

Morocco: Beautiful, wild, colorful, romantic, exotic. It is an enticing destination: a place that impels you to visit, a place that triggers your curiosity. A mix of the modern and traditional, the Gateway to Africa. Join hos...