You can save a lot of money in the country by sticking to the local culture and avoiding the fancy European places there. Before you leave your home it’s important to note these tips down. From the safety of the luxury recliner, they might not seem important, but they will be when you’re there. First up, some people say it’s important to carry your own cookware sets with you. However, this will mean you’re having to find quality kitchen faucets to wash them regularly. The bottom line is to make sure you plan out your savings from the start. Here are a few tips on how you can enjoy your stay at a budget while savoring the local culture at its best:
Negotiate taxi fares –local taxis will always be willing to negotiate with you. They do not have a set...
While your overall budget will depend on what cities you are planning to travel and what region you are currently in, this will be an estimate of how much a day in an average city might cost for different types of travelers.
For a backpacker – while backpackers are already experienced in how to save money on a daily basis, this city might take you for a spin. If you plan to stay in a hostel, eat from the local food stalls, and use public transportation, you can get through the day in no more than 400-500 MAD. This includes some basic city tour price as well as a visit or two to a public hammam.
For a mid-range budget couple – if you’re a couple staying in a budget hotel, eating out at decent shops, taking well-guided tours, and occasionally using private ...
The old towns such as Fez are notoriously famous for the pickpockets and scammers present in the little cramped streets of the Medinas. If you are traveling solo, chances are you will be approached by more than one store owner to come into their shop for a tea and try to sell you fake merchandise in the name of art.
While you won’t be harmed in a serious way, you can face some serious harassment by hagglers which might ruin the otherwise wonderful trip. How can you stay safe? Simply follow these rules:
Don’t walk in deserted places, especially during nighttime.
Don’t walk alone if you are a woman.
Don’t dress too fashionably. Too much attention is always bad.
Try to avoid wearing or carrying anything flashy or expensive.