The official languages spoken in Morocco is colloquial Arabic (known as Darija) and Berber.
Moroccan Dirham (MAD).
100 MAD is approximately $13
Western European Time Zone
Australia is 10 hours ahead of Morocco
Morocco is located in Northern Africa, and is bordered by Algeria and the Western Sahara. It's actually not far from Gibraltar, and it would take around 1.5 hours to take a ferry between the two. Morocco is also only a short flight away from Spain and Portugal.
A bottle of local Moroccan beer costs 25MAD on average (around $3.40). The most popular beer in Morocco is actually Heineken, which is brewed locally under the supervision of the company.
A cheap meal in a Moroccan restaurant averages at around 30MAD, so not much more than a beer! Street food is very popular in Morocco, and it can cost as little as 5MAD (approx 68c). Local delicacies include snail soup in Marrakech, Chebakia (syrupy cookie goodness) and of course, fresh orange juice.
A basic hostel, or riad as they're known in Morocco, can cost you as little as 50MAD per night (about $6).
For a mid-range room in a hotel or guesthouse, you'll pay anywhere between 500-1400MAD per night (approx $68-$191). Credit cards are accepted at most hotels.
Taxis start from 1.60MAD (approx 22c) and at night the price of all taxis double. If you're getting a small 'petit taxi' then remind them to use their meter, however 'grand taxis' do not have a meter and you will need to negotiate a price.
There are a few different ways to get around Morocco - you can get around by train or bus, with a one-way ticket starting at 5MAD (around 68c). Within a city, it's easiest to get around by taxi.
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