By Thomas Hollowell

Teaching English in Morocco – The Inside Scoop

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Many wouldn’t leave their home soil in an attempt to work abroad without first having a job in hand – especially if that place is Morocco! The financial burden of the plane ticket alone makes this risky business. Nonetheless, a decade ago, this is exactly what I did. I first started by teaching English. And now, I run a Morocco travel company called Journey Beyond Travel; we arrange private trips for couples, families, and small groups. Here, I’ll share some of my inside knowledge about surviving, working, and thriving in the Kingdom of Morocco.

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By Christina Rowe

A taste of Morocco

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Morocco is magical – full of beauty, chaos, colours, flavours and contradictions! There are mountains, cities, kasbahs and deserts. You can feel wonder to be in such a place and the next minute pure discomfort at being so far away from the things you know.

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By Rob Cashman

Teaching English in Morocco starts with an adventure.

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With a cultural richness that is as diverse and technicoloured as the African continent itself, Morocco is an overload of the senses. Just to name a few things, you can surf the sweeping beaches of the Atlantic coastline, hike the snow capped High Atlas Mountains, trek the sun-burnt Sahara Dessert, get lost in the zigzagging mazes of crammed souks and explore the great Imperial cities. All this and more combines into the charm and hospitality that is available here. It will be sure to lure the adventurer in you.

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