Many people, especially women become enthusiastically thrill to hear that the movie Sex and The City 2 movie has been released in cinemas around the world. This new Sex and The City movie was originally a popular TV series staring 4 beautiful, fashionable career women living in New York, has a new filming location in Morocco. Ever wonder what travelling to Morocco is like? Let us explore Morocco cities.
The filming takes place in 3 famous Morocco’s city, which are Marrakech, Erfoud and Rabad. Let’s explore all the 3 cities.
Marrakech is one of the most popular tourist destination cities and is the city with most well-known for the traditional market (Souk) which is also featured in the movie. There are so much to buy in Souk market; cashmere scarves, textiles, ceramics, bags, authentic jewellery, fine crafts goods, various Morocco spices, tea, carpet as well as the famous dried dates. The famous pointed slippers that you often seen in Aladdin movie are also sold here. Just one tip, you have to bargain at the market and bargain with a smile. If you are good at bargain, you might get a really good price for the stuffs that you are interested in. Some shopping in Souk!
In Djemaa el Fna, you can find all the unique attractions; performance with snake, charmed story teller, musician, acrobats, monkey attraction, healer etc. There is no place for boredom in Djemaa el Fna during the day. You can also taste and explore unique food such as lentils, snails, salads, skewers etc at night. All day attraction from day to night is certainly entertaining. For those of you who wants to relax but still enjoying the shows, you can sit around cafes in Djemaa el Fna .
Take a camel ride or wild ride ATV or horse ride through the dessert dunes of La Palmeraie. Explore the dessert dune.
After a long and tiring day, it’s time for Moroccan hammam where you can relax yourself in a good, warm bath with special Moroccan black soap. Like Japan where Japan has onsen (hot springs), Marroccan style bath is Moroccan hammam. Try and judge it yourself.
Visit and stay at Palace-like Amanjena Hotel, the hotel featured in Sex and the City 2 for Marrakech hotel. Or stay at La Mamounia Hotel and complete your stay by trying the famous Moroccan hammam.
You will be surprised to find Erfound is surrounded by sand dunes; however you will be more surprised that Erfound has some of the most spectacular and best scenery in Morocco. In fact the scene of Sex and The City girls riding camels on sand dunes is said to be filmed here.
Find your hotel deals at Erfound hotel before you book your stay. Staying in Erfound is like staying in the middle of the desert,but with the facility of 5 star. Many hotels in Erfound is beautifully design and furniture is authentic. The popular hotel to stay in Erfound is Kasbah Tizimi Hotel Erfoud and Kasbah Hotel Chergui Erfoud.
Rabat is the capital of Morocco and the home of Kings. The buildings in the city of Rabad are all painted white and surrounded by beautiful gardens, where some filming of Sex and The City 2 has taken place here.
In Rabat, the popular destination to visit is Medina of Rabat. There is seldom hassle found in Rabad, where you can shop and relax in the cafe in Medina of Rabat. You can find stuff from traditional to modern, and Rabat is a leather heaven where many sort of leather goods can be found here.
One other place that is beautiful and a must visit is Kasbah des Oudaias (old castle). The view overlooking the blue water, white sanded ocean is spectacular; and if you visit here do not forget to have a drink in the cafe.
For Rabat hotel, the popular stay is at Balima Hotel Rabat. Balima Hotel Rabat is a 3 star hotel right in the centre of city and near the main Rabat attractions and train station.
Do not forget to buy prepaid international phone card that you can use to call back to your home country. Surely you don’t want to pay expensive call charges rate imposed by hotel if you can save by using calling cards. Enjoy your travel in Morocco, let’s explore Morocco and visit places where Carrie and the girls enjoy!