Marrakesh (Part Five): Le Jardin Secret by Tom Stuart-Smith

One tip I’d like to share is: do not visit more than two gardens in one…

Marrakesh (Part Four): Jardin Majorelle

Jardin Majorelle is best known today for being owned by Yves Saint Lauren, who famously saved…

Marrakesh (Part Three): Islamic tiled courtyards at Bahia Palace

The second oldest garden we visited was by far the most visually arresting of designs. It is immaculate…

Marrakesh (Part Two): blown away by ancient Islamic garden design at the El Badi Palace

I’ve wanted¬†to visit Marrakesh for about ten years, drawn by its bright colours. What I hadn’t…

Marrakesh (part one): beautiful and bonkers, on the urban garden trail in the red city

My overwhelming impression of Marrakesh in Northern Africa is of a city greener than expected, filled…