Epic Journal

Discover more about the places, adventures and unique experiences you can have in Morocco and Portugal and explore tips for travel.

A Taste of Portugal

Food just isn’t part of culture in Portugal, it is the culture and sampling the local delights is the best way to embrace the countries unique charm. Click here to discover our favourite tastings in Portugal.

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The Amizmiz Trail

The Amizmiz trail is a circular route that is easily doable in a day, with an early start from Marrakech to the regional town of Amizmiz. The trail is virtually unknown and was pioneered by Epic, it’s a great day trip from the city for those looking for some adventure. Find out about it here.

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What to Wear in Morocco

What to wear in Morocco is a question that we very often get asked before people come over on holiday and although there is no one correct answer, we can try to give you some good ideas and options for things to pack.

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24 Hours in Lisbon

Lisbon is arguably one of Europe’s most vibrant capitals. Not sure where to start when planning a visit? Check out our epic guide to spending 24 hours in Lisbon, Portugal’s unparalleled capital.

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24 Hours in Essaouira

Just a short 3.5 hour journey from Marrakech is the medina seaside town Essaouira. Whilst 24 hours is never enough, read our Epic Take here on how to get a good flavour of the town.

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Tasting Your Way Around Morocco

When people think of Morocco they usually think of Tagine and Cous Cous both of which are delicious, but Moroccan food is much more diverse, flavourful and colourful – you could easily write a book on the subject here’s far too much to cover in one blog – the spices alone deserve a chapter.

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24 Hours in Marrakech

Marrakech: the Rose City, the Daughter of the Desert. Marrakech is in many ways the heart of Morocco. It has an undying sense of adventure and romance, lying as it does in the foothills of that Atlas with its sights trained on the desert beyond.

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