Chantal Royer

World Traveler and Foodie Chantal Royer

About Chantal Royer

Chantal Royer, a knowledgeable foodie and experienced world traveler, often combines these two passions on trips throughout North America, South America, Australia, Europe, and New Zealand. In the United States, she has visited both the East and West Coasts, as well as the Midwest, and dined at restaurants that offer authoritative Greek and Italian fare. In Chicago, Chantal Royer found unrivaled pizza on Harlem Avenue and Mediterranean dishes on Halsted Street, and in the New York City boroughs of Staten Island, Queens, and Brooklyn, she has enjoyed palate-pleasing Italian-American cooking. Her quest for fine food has also taken her to Boston, Detroit, and other major metropolitan areas in the country. Outside the United States, she takes pleasure in exploring Melbourne's Greek tavernas.

Aside from sampling authentic recipes when vacationing, Chantal Royer likes to hike, walk through cultural centers, and meet with locals. She has spent time in the desert mountains of North Africa, flown to the Canary Islands, and browsed traditional offerings in the heart of Casablanca. 

A Traveler’s Guide to Casablanca Highlights: Architecture and Beaches

Chantal Royer has visited a number of countries in several different continents around the world. One of her favorite destinations is Morocco. While Chantal Royer has visited several different locations in Morocco, Casablanca shines as a center of Moroccan culture. Many visitors in Casablanca focus on the traditional tourist destinations, such as the Hassan II Mosque, the Sacred Heart Cathedral, and Mahakma du Pasha. In doing so, these individuals may miss out on some of the other attractions of the town, such as the architecture.

A number of the buildings in central Casablanca boast unique art deco designs that represent a fusion of French colonial design with traditional Moroccan style. Locals call the resulting style Mauresque architecture. Mauresque buildings feature ornate details, intricate carvings, and extravagant tile and ironwork. Visitors should dedicate some time to exploring this unique architecture.

While in Casablanca, visitors should also visit the exquisite beaches in Ain Diab, which run along the Atlantic beachfront. On Boulevard de la Corniche, individuals will find incredible hotels and restaurants, as well as popular bars and clubs right on the beach. This area remains one of the youngest and hippest in Casablanca.

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