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Traveller enjoying views over Granada

The maiden voyage: Stories from a first-time cruiser


Stepping onto the gangplank my stomach churns with a sense of excited anticipation, but the crew’s beaming faces immediately help to settle any initial nerves. Our Peregrine guides, Rachida and Fatima, greet me warmly and I eagerly make my way into the ship’s main lounge. I set myself down next to a trio of chatty […]

18/07/2018 / By / , , , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Muslim man in mosque

What it’s like to travel during Ramadan in Turkey, Morocco and the Middle East


Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, a time when millions of Muslims engage in religious thought and ritual fasting. But what's it like to travel in Turkey, Morocco, Egypt and Iran during Ramadan? Here's everything you need to know.

24/05/2017 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment

Recipe: How to cook Moroccan couscous with lamb and vegetables


Redouane El Moutasim, the man behind Peregrine’s Gourmet Explorer Morocco trip, reveals a classic Yennayer recipe: hand-rolled couscous with lamb and seven vegetables.

15/12/2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment

Photoblog: The blue city of Chefchaouen, Morocco


There are many shades of blue – cornflower, powder, cobalt, turquoise – but you never appreciate how many until you visit Chefchaouen.

20/10/2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment

Spice of life: The top 5 dishes to try in Morocco


The scent of cinnamon, cumin and coriander hangs heavy in the air, tagines bubble and steam at crowded cafes, and pot after pot of mint tea is poured into delicate painted glasses...

27/04/2016 / By / , , , , , , , / 2 Comments