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An insider’s look into the magic of Marrakech, to discover its history,
its amazing itinerary, sights and smells.

FASHION & MARRAKECH

Here at 72 Riad Living we love fashion and we have been very happy to host several fashion icons both staying here as...

POOL DAY IN MARRAKECH

The Red City is heating up and summer has arrived in Marrakech. The long days are sunny and warm with temperatures around 30-40...

All About Tiles

Tiles or Zellij (meaning "Little Polished Stone" in Arabic) can be seen everywhere in Morocco. It decorates the floors, walls, pillars, tables, pools,...

Image by Mandy Sinclair
Travelling solo in Marrakech

Despite what you may have heard about travelling solo in Morocco, Marrakech is a traveler hotspot where safety is a top priority for...

A day out in at Scarabeo Camp in the Agafay Desert near Marrakech
A day in the (Agafay) Desert

After having visited the main highlights of Marrakech, shopped in the souks and enjoyed dinner on a rooftop overlooking the Marrakech medina, it’s...

Surfing in Morocco
Surfing in Morocco

A new wave of surf culture is emerging in Morocco and it’s quite chic. A new Surf Maroc hotel in Amouage catering to...

Eid Mubarak message from Riad 72
Water in Islam

“And have you seen the water that you drink? Is it you who brought it down from the clouds, or is it We...

Yoga in Marrakech on Riad 72's rooftop terrace by @thetravellingsombrero
Yoga in Marrakech

It’s hard to walk down the street of a trendy neighbourhood in a major European or North American city without spotting at least...

Tasting Marrakech food tours take guests to local, in-the-know food haunts
A street food tour in Marrakech

Astrologers, healing musicians and storytellers recounting age-old tales surrounded by crowds of locals, all in addition to the riotous food stalls that make...