Must-see Attractions in Tunis

Must-see Attractions in Tunis

A holiday in Maghreb just wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Tunis. The capital of Tunisia represents a fascinating display of Islamic architectural styles with a more or less obvious French polish. Occidental and Oriental lifestyles and values are both present in Tunis, which makes this capital one of the most interesting in the region of North Africa. Those curious to find out what might be driving tourists to the capital of Tunisia should take a look at these must-see attractions i... [ read more ]

Winter Holidays and Traditions in Africa

Winter Holidays and Traditions in Africa

Like everywhere in the world, winter time is celebration time in Africa, especially around the winter solstice (22nd of December). You have to know that Africa is an extremely diverse continent so different people will have different traditions and celebrations in winter. While Christmas is celebrated in most of the African countries, one has to acknowledge that a considerable part of Africans are of Muslim faith. Not to mention the numerous tribes and their interesting ceremonies dedicated ... [ read more ]

Interesting Facts about the Red Sea

Interesting Facts about the Red Sea

One of the most interesting and often underestimated natural assets of Africa is the Red Sea. Located in the north-eastern part of the continent, the Red Sea is actually a huge body of water separating Asia and Africa. Egypt, Sudan and South Arabia are the tree countries with the largest opening to the Red Sea, and from these three Egypt seems to have been the most active in building resorts and maximizing the touristic potential of this unique sea. This is why many people associate the red Sea ... [ read more ]

Popular Activities in Maldives

Popular Activities in Maldives

With Maldives as the chosen/prospected destination for your next vacation, you certainly won’t lack the sun and the great memories. The Maldives are a great place to be throughout most of the year, so no matter what the season you will likely find the same turquoise waters and silver sands. But what else but lying in the sun could one do when faced with such brilliant beaches and the ever warm and crystalline waters of the Indian Ocean? Well, the truth is that there are many things to do i... [ read more ]

The Best Museums in Africa that You Have to See

The Best Museums in Africa that You Have to See

Africa’s nature and its fascinating blend of cultures are the two major sources of interest when it comes to traveling to this big continent. However, art and history buffs will be delighted to discover the African museums. From open air museums and history museums with thousand-years old mummies to the modern, interactive museums, there are just as many ways to learn more about the culture and history of Africa. here are five best museums in Africa that you have to see (no doubt about tha... [ read more ]

Popular African Myths and Legends

Popular African Myths and Legends

Africa is such a large and culturally diverse continent that it would be a pity, if not a sacrilege, to travel here without having the faintest idea about its culture and traditions. African fairytales and legends are truly remarkable, and for many African tribes in the past storytellers were widely respected. Form immemorial times, the people of Africa have created the most interesting myths about the origin of humans, the creation of the world or the existence of sun and natural phenomena.... [ read more ]

Top Five Attractions in Nairobi

Top Five Attractions in Nairobi

Kenya is often associated with wildlife safaris and the culture of the Masaai tribe. But what travel guides often forget to mention is that the urban side of Kenya, with the capital Nairobi and the sea port Mombasa can be equally interesting to explore. Actually, if we come to think of it, Nairobi is quite difficult to avoid, this is where most international flights arrive and it would be a pity not to give a tour of the capital, especially to a capital with such diverse and interesting attr... [ read more ]

Best Surf Beaches in Africa

Best Surf Beaches in Africa

Even though surfing is not traditionally part of the African culture, gorgeous beaches and perfect waves have called the attention of surfers world-wide, which is why surfing is now a popular sport in certain parts of the African continent. Morocco and South Africa are the two preferred destinations when it comes to surfing, partially because of their large openings at the Atlantic Ocean. However, certain Western African countries seem to have a great, and often undiscovered, potential for s... [ read more ]

Famous People from South Africa

Famous People from South Africa

The history and South Africa certainly has its ups and downs, but right now we mostly think of the South African nation as a warm place with great nature and good football. No matter how we look at South Africa, the first word that comes to mind is diversity: the country benefits form an extremely diverse geography and wildlife, and is inhabited by a great diversity of cultures. There are still a lot of things to be discovered and explored in this country, which is why it makes such a great ... [ read more ]