One Night in Madrid: a Tapas Odyssey

One Night in Madrid: a Tapas Odyssey. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Madrid wasn’t on the Grantourismo itinerary. We were meant to travel over land and sea from Essaouira via Tangier to Jerez, and had planned to drive from Essaouira back to Marrakech, take the overnight train from Marrakech to Tangier, a ferry to Algeciras, and a bus to Jerez… Our plans, however, were foiled by work … Read more

Eating Out in Marrakech from Riad Restaurants to Rooftop Cafes

Eating Out in Marrakech. Cous Cous, Marrakech, Morocco. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Our guide to Eating Out in Marrakech is partly a reflection of our quest to identify a quintessential dish of Marrakech that I could learn to cook during our stay. We dined at plenty of restaurants, from palatial fine diners in atmospheric riads to rooftop cafes and Parisian-style brasseries. Here’s our pick of the best Marrakech … Read more

Essaouira Restaurants for Sparkling Diamonds and Dazzling Seafood

Essaouira: Sparkling Diamonds and Dazzling Seafood. Copyright © 2022 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Is there anything that says ‘relaxing holiday’ more than sipping a crisp white wine in the sunshine while inhaling a salty sea breeze and leisurely tucking into a seafood feast? We don’t think so and the seafood in Essaouira is something special. Which is why, upon arriving in Essaouira, we always make a beeline for … Read more