When one thinks of an African Excursion the most prevalent images tend to be that of safaris and lengthy jeep rides across the Serengeti. Yet as the second largest continent in the world, Africa is a highly diverse and wondrous place with something for travelers of all varieties. Those seeking to experience a magnificent African city with a truly global feel might want to make their next destination the Moroccan city of Casablanca.
Located on the Atlantic coast of the country, Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and boasts one of the largest and most successful seaports in the region. The city is also considered the country's industrial and economic heart and has developed into a worldly and sophisticated destination for a variety of tourists.
One of the key sites in the city is the Mosque of King Hassan II, a beautiful modern building and the third largest mosque in the world. The building features the tallest minaret in the world and its beautiful tile work makes it an excellent destination.
Travelers might also enjoy a stroll through the Corniche, an Oceanside boardwalk town that is home to many delicious restaurants, entertainment options, luxury hotels and stylish nightclubs.