Plus there's also the fact that Moroccan women are actively looking to meet guys from Europe or North America.

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Per Khadija, this is the new secret dating game that can be found throughout urban Morocco.

Here are some examples: The lush gardens offer the perfect place for hidden romance: The gorgeous flowering trees offer perfect protection from the sun: Per Khadija, this is what is going on. If you are interested in getting to know someone from the opposite sex, then technically you need to meet them in a public place with a third person present, usually a member from the family such as a brother.

Once again, I found myself at the city’s beloved landmark of beauty: the Kasbah des Oudaias.

A Kasbah is a fortified area that once housed the ruling family, its guards and everything needed for living under attack.

Submitted by Lina (United Kingdom), Sep 24, 2013 at While a great majority of Moroccan men (and women) do look for a foreign partner for money or immigration, this is not always the case, and I am saying this with experience and insight.

Dear Christine, to put this in context, I would say that the majority of Moroccan boys learn from a young age that they need to find a western girlfriend to have any real chance in life to get on. Although rare, there are some Moroccans that are too pious, proud of themselves and their culture to marry a foreigner for unsavoury purposes, and would rather rely on hard work (and connections) to get them ahead.This article explores the social contexts and strategies of flirtation, seduction, and relationship-building in Southern Morocco.It examines the epistemological constraints of different movements within the drama of seduction, and focuses on the ways in which people actively seek to unsettle or opacify such interactions so as to further their social ends.I stress that most of the men scamming women are from a very low class, unable to find or afford a "quality" Moroccan wife, and too lazy to find a job, so they take the easy way out.Tthere is a booming tourist industry, with Moroccan designers, businessmen and entrepreneurs living and working overseas.Desert caravans equipped with mobile phones and laptops aren’t an unusual sight here.