Behind the Screen: The Rise and Fall of The Vox, World’s Largest Cinema

Introduction: Unveiling The Vox’s Majestic Tale Ever wondered what secrets echo behind the grand screens of the world’s most majestic cinemas? Imagine a place not just made of walls and projectors but of dreams, drama, and unparalleled grandiosity. Enter the world of The Vox, once known as the world’s largest cinema, a marvel that redefined […]

Sidi Abderrahman islet

The Sidi Abderrahman islet is a rock located a few meters off the coast of Casablanca. It houses the koubba (mausoleum) of a marabout (Islamic religious leader) named Sidi Abderrahman. The island is inhabited by several fortune-tellers who read the future in palm lines or in molten lead. Some people regularly visit the island for […]

The Art Deco Fashion of Casablanca of the 1920s

Exploring the Fascinating History of the Men’s Clothing Boutique that Inspired a Famous WorkIn the early 1920s, Casablanca became the fashion destination of choice for the elite of New York City. The emerging French quarter on the Atlantic coast, built in the new art deco architecture style, was home to two famous houses located across […]

Celebrity Apartment Guessing Game

Édith Piaf’s stay in Casablanca during World War II was one of the most important moments in her life and career. It was during her exile in Morocco, from 1943 to 1948, that she escaped Nazi occupation in France and met one of her greatest loves, boxer Marcel Cerdan. Piaf was already a promising young […]

Haunted Medina House: 40 Years of Unsolved Mystery

40 years ago, in the heart of the old Medina of Casablanca, a family lived in the same house: mother, father, three children, grandparents, aunt and daughter and mother’s cousin with their three children. One night the night before, Mom made a deal with her neighbor, living across the street, to go somewhere in the […]

The Hôtel Lincoln

This article is part of Earth Refuge’s Spotlight Series on Philadelphia. During the summer of 2021, cities across the United States (‘US’) have seen record breaking temperatures to an extent that scientists say would have been “virtually impossible” to reach without anthropogenic climate change.

Moroccan Kilim Carpets: A Traditional Art Form

Thousands of migrants – of whom, many are children – suffer from deadly heat conditions at the US-Mexico border. As the effects of climate change worsen day by day, extreme weather conditions are causing a high risk of dehydration and death amongst migrants who try to enter the States.