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How To Enjoy The Great Casablanca

What to do while in Casablanca Many people enjoy traveling to other countries. It is an exciting and amazing experience. Casablanca, Morocco is one of the favorite destinations among travelers across the world. With its amazing coastal views, vast mountains, and deserts it’s hard not to like a place like Casablanca. So what exactly should you do while you’re there? Check out these places! Playas AinDiab y La Corniche With a beach on one side and a shopping/dining strip on the other who wouldn’t want to check out this place while in Casablanca? The beautiful ocean views make the beach a nice and lovely place to take a stroll while the strip allows you to grab a bite to eat or spend a little, or let’s face it, a lot of time shopping. Isesco Park This park it located in a place in Casablanca where the chaos of the city can be forgotten. Filled with beautiful trees, bushes, flowers, and other various plants the park is a great place to be. You can go for a jog, have a picnic, play with your kids, or just sit on a bench and read a book. No matter what you do you’re sure to feel the peacefulness that seems to radiate from this wonderful and beautiful place. Foret De Bouskoura Foret De Bouskourais another one of Casablanca’s more peaceful areas. Many of the locals enjoy coming there for a run or to have a BBQ. The trails are well posted and as long as you stay on the right path you shouldn’t have to worry about getting lost in the woods. Made up of mostly Eucalyptus trees, Foret De Bouskourais the closest thing that Casablanca has to a forest. Parc de la LigueArabe Parc de la LigueArabeis like the towns own mini carnival. With select rides, games, and food stands it’s just like an average carnival, only slightly smaller. Many of the locals like to come and take a stroll down the avenue of palms. Others like to pick a spot under a shady tree and read for a while. Transportation The busy life in Casablanca can get tiresome and sometimes travel can be difficult with all of the traffic in town. Thankfully they have a few options to choose from as opposed to driving yourself around. You can take a quick taxi ride, catch the city tram, and they are even putting in an Underground Railroad system much like one you would find in New York, which will lead to major reduction in drunk driving accidents. The Underground Railroad isn’t ready just yet, but production has been started on it. It is said to be completed sometime in 2017. This will be a great way to lessen travel times and traffic jams. Crime Crime has been in issue in Casablanca, and much of Morocco for some time now. Thankfully Officials are realizing just how bad the crime rates are and there are now more patrols and officers on hand at all times. Night time is probably the most dangerous time to be out in Casablanca. If you do absolutely have to be out at night never go out on your own, the crime rates spike much more during the night than they do during the day. The places with the highest crime rates in Casablanca are the most populated places. With more people around it is easier for someone to snatch your purse or bag and you might not even notice. With so many people around it’s also harder to determine exactly who the culprit was. So take caution when surrounded by a bunch of people and really take caution during the night.