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Updated: How I Went To Morocco For Less Than £250

I wrote this post nearly two years ago but after posting it I realised that I didn’t actually answer the question. I had a friend ask me lots of questions and was quite embarrassed by the lack of information I gave. I take pride in giving honest opinions and sharing real travel tips so decided to give it a quick update! Read below and find out how I went to Morocco for less than £250!

I would be lying if I said that I usually spend a fortune on these holidays. Of course some holidays you have to close your eyes and just pay up – which is why I usually go away for my birthday. But just like you, I like a good old bargain. So if I can go on holiday for free, I will. However, whilst we still have to pay for our holidays I want to tell you how to go to Morocco for less than £250 (because it is possible).

1. Fly Out During Non-peak Periods to Morocco

So,  I went to Morocco in November and it worked out at only £59 pounds for my return flights… bargain right? I booked my flights with easyJet via Skyscanner. It’s still relatively warm in November; around 20 degrees. Hey if that’s not warm for you that’s your business! I’m English and get excited when I feel a little sun on my skin.

It’s also a time when it’s less busy with tourists – which for me is always a plus.

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2. Do Shorter Breaks Rather Than Longer

Yes, take shorter breaks – less than 5 days are always good (for me); and if you can fly out on a Friday evening, you only need to take one working day off. Smart eh? However, I know some people are not set up like that. The reason I say do short breaks is so you can squeeze as many holidays into one year and it saves you money!

I went to Morocco for 3 nights (Wed 23 Nov – Fri 25 Nov) and so only took three days annual leave. To be honest I wasn’t going for a full packed activities holiday! I wanted a chilled cheap holiday like Morocco, that I know I can visit again and again.

3. Book Your Hotel In Advance

I am sorry I didn’t tell you where I stayed! I stayed at the Opera Plaza Hotel Marrakech and booked via Booking.com. I paid on arrival and it was only £138 for the 3 nights (for two people)! This included a very generous buffet breakfast! When you split that between two people that is £69!

The Hotel is 4* and is located in front of Marrakech Train Station and the city’s Royal Theatre, this stylish hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, 3 restaurants, a nightclub and free Wi-Fi in all areas. Amenities include an informal restaurant and 2 stylish bars. There’s also an outdoor pool with a terrace and sun loungers.

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4. Give yourself a budget

Yes, again another one that I need to practise. Sadly I don’t have budgets because I think when you’re on holiday you should enjoy yourself as much as possible, but again if you have a budget you shouldn’t overspend and if you are smarter than me you will budget! This holiday I don’t feel like there was a need to budget. I hardly spent any money which is good!

Take all the clothes you need for your holiday so all you don’t need to spend money on buying clothes, just on food and transport. I said before that the hotel I stayed in had breakfast, which I stuffed myself with so wasn’t really hungry until late afternoon. This saved me a lot of money.

*I mainly ate at the hotel except for one night!

Things I did while in Morocco:

Final Thoughts…

It may seem like I didn’t do an awful lot, but honestly, the 3-day break was honestly needed for me! I mainly had girl chat and took the time out for myself! If you need a quick warmish break this is the one for you! I, of course, would like to go back again one day, and see more of Morocco.

Have you ever gone on holidays for a quick getaway on the cheap? Let me know in the comments below!

Read also: How Did I Travel To 15 Countries In 7 Months??

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A Day with MBV in Berlin

Are you enjoying my series? Don’t know what it is? Then read here – Series: A Day with MBV…

I hope you all enjoyed my first ‘A Day with MBV in Prague’. As it’s my birthday month (yes I tend to go on about my Birthday for the whole month). I thought it would be good to do a little throwback and share my next Series special – ‘A Day with MBV in Berlin’. I went to Berlin on my first solo trip almost three years ago!

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I enjoyed visiting Berlin because like Prague it was a short flight from London. A very much needed holiday after a breakup. I didn’t have much money, so a cheap flight to Berlin was a good escape from all the expectations and disappointments I had been receiving.

It was my first real solo trip, which I booked via Skyscanner for less than £20! I didn’t really know what I was doing, honestly – I kind of went with the flow, which looking back was a good thing.

So, what did I do in just one day? 

I started by getting a travel card. The Berlin Welcome Card gets you around the entire city. Berlin is divided into the fare zones A, B and C as I only went into the city, I got the cheapest ticket for the day.

Berlin Wall  

First stop – I had always wanted to go and see the famous Berlin wall. I love street art, so when I got there, I was quite excited. Why? Because I managed to get there all by myself. This was a big deal for me as a first-time solo traveller. Up until then, I felt like I was entirely reliant on others to get me to the next location, being able to do this by myself reassured me that I can do anything.

The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989.

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Brandenburg Gate 

Second stop – It was quite a warm day on my Birthday, so I was content with walking through the city. From what I remember, it seemed like most of the attraction were all very close by. I stumbled at the Brandenburg Gate and of course, took some pictures!

The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after the successful restoration of order during the early Batavian Revolution.

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Reichstag Building 

Third stop – Again, another building, which was very close by. I remember taking some time out to sit in the park and just chill and just think about what I had learnt. I was turning 25 on this trip, and I had felt that I hadn’t reached the milestones my mother had expected me to achieve. Most importantly, I can say that it was here I did my best to try and still continue to live for myself.

The Reichstag is a historic edifice in Berlin, Germany, constructed to house the Imperial Diet of the German Empire.

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Berlin Cathedral Church 

Fourth stop – Once I had finished my reflection, I headed over to this beautiful church. I didn’t go inside, but I did take some pictures from the outside.

Berlin Cathedral is the common name for the Evangelical Supreme Parish and Collegiate Church in Berlin, Germany.

Cost – £0.00  

I finished my trip with a glass of wine, German sausage with some chips. I left the city early because I couldn’t miss my flight. Travelling solo for the first time can make you very cautious about absolutely everything!

Now I have travelled more I would someday love to go back to Berlin and explore it in more detail. I hoped you enjoyed my small throwback and thank you for taking the time out to have a read!

Can you remember your first solo trip? Let us know in the comments below.  

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Food Photos That Will Inspire You To Travel The World

If you know me well, you will know that I am always searching for a good meal. I love sweets, snacks and anything that involves me eating. After my travels, I would say that food is my next best activity.

Along my travels, I have tried all types of food and would have to so far say that Asian food is my best cuisine. Food should always be an enjoyable part of your travels. Trying out new dishes can be a hit or miss.

I thought I should open my blog to discover new foods! I have spilt around 6 different regions. Asia, Africa, South America, North America, Europe and the Caribbean. See below some food pictures and let me know what your favourite cuisine is and why.

1. Asia

Singapore
Chilli Crapb
Stingray and Fried Rice

2. Africa

Egusi and Pounded Yam

3. North America

New York – Hot Pot
Iceland

4. Europe

London

5. South America

Yet To Travel and Eat

6. Caribbean

Yet To Travel and Eat

I will be updating this post as I experience new countries and new foods! What is your favourite cuisine?

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