U.S. Morocco Relations – The Beginning

Morocco and the United States have a long history of friendly relations. This North African nation was one of the first states to seek diplomatic relations with America. In 1777, Sultan Sidi Muhammad Ben Abdullah, the most progressive of the Barbary leaders wh...

Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Why Go: The sheer amount of space provided to each guest at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech merits staying the 10-minute drive from the city’s historic medina. Opened in October, the 50-acre expanse offers 54 villas and nine suites (from about $850). The word vil...